Overwatch Update 2.96 Patch Notes on August 18

Overwatch Update 2.96 Patch Notes on August 18

Blizzard released a new update for Overwatch today. We will have the full patch notes for this update on August 18th.

Overwatch Update 2.96 is now available for download, for PS4, Xbox One and PC. You have to download and install a total of 150 MB, depending on the platform the size can be different.

 

Overwatch Patch Notes 2.96

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed a bug that caused player names to not appear properly when viewing a replay
  • Fixed a bug allowing turrets to get placed in invalid locations
  • Fixed an issue with the Union Jack spray appearing incorrectly

 
Heroes

Genji

  • Fixed a bug where Swift Strike would not deal damage if used on a target that is against a wall

Mei

  • Fixed a bug that caused Ice Wall to boost characters upwards inconsistently
  • Fixed a bug allowing Ice Wall to be placed on top of Mei’s Cryo-Freeze

Mercy

  • Fixed a bug that caused yellow orbs to not display over deceased allies

Zenyatta

  • Fixed a bug that caused Zenyatta’s melee animation to not appear properly when using melee to cancel out of a secondary fire charge
  • Fixed a bug that caused primary and secondary fire to not activate properly after dying, in rare cases

 

Source: Bilzzard

Written by: J.P.

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  1. Will August 18, 2020 | Reply

    So Reinhardt get shafted again. What about people walking up to the shield and shooting through it?

    • Yes August 20, 2020 | Reply

      That’s how you deal with shields though?

      Beams, or outflank. Or in his case, walk past him and just unload into him.

      That’s not a bug, that’s overcoming a shield tank.

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