Overwatch December 2021 Patch Notes

Overwatch December 2021 Patch Notes

DECEMBER 16, 2021

SEASONAL EVENT: WINTER WONDERLAND 2021

Winter Wonderland returns with some festive favorites! Unwrap new cosmetics, earn weekly rewards, and frolic in the snow with our winter brawls!

‘Tis the season with Winter Loot Boxes. Unlock new seasonal items–including legendary skins like Snowman Wrecking Ball, Ice Wraith Genji, and Sleighing D.Va–along with other merry items.

 

COMPETITIVE: NO LIMITS – SEASON 2

Season 2 of Competitive No Limits has begun!

BUG FIXES

General
  • Fixed a bug that caused some players to get stuck in Hero Select after a point has been captured
  • Fixed a bug that caused some players to lose sound in the client when switching audio devices
  • Fixed a bug that inhibited some players from re-entering voice chat
Maps
  • Addressed a geometry exploit on Numbani. The map is now re-enabled for play in Competitive and Quickplay.
  • Addressed a geometry exploit on Watchpoint: Gibraltar. The map is now re-enabled for play in Competitive and Quickplay.

NEW FEATURES

Voice Chat Change – Volume Boost

This feature is being temporarily disabled and delayed to a future patch.

  • Our voice chat now runs through our audio system, resulting in higher volume
  • This comes along with new default values: “Voice Chat Volume” Voice Chat Mic Volume” both set to 80
  • You may need to adjust to your liking under “Sound Options”
  • We are also investigating an issue causing voice chat to not work for some players

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