Overwatch January 2022 Patch Notes

Overwatch January 2022 Patch Notes

JANUARY 27, 2022

BUG FIXES

Mercy

  • Fixed issue where allies being resurrected mid-air were falling earlier and faster than intended
  • Fixed issue where resurrect markers were not properly showing for allies that died over environmental death pits

JANUARY 25, 2022

A new patch is now live on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and

Nintendo Switch. Read below to learn more about the latest changes.

 

SEASONAL EVENT: LUNAR NEW YEAR 2022

Seasonal Event: LUNAR 2022 – YEAR OF THE TIGER

Celebrating Lunar New Year with luminous new seasonal items, including legendary skins Nezha Tracer and Seolbim Mercy! Additionally, this event launches the fifth competitive season of Capture the Flag, and the Bounty Hunter mode has returned!

HERO UPDATES

MERCY
Resurrect

Previously, if a teammate died over a death pit their resurrect marker was hidden and fell into the pit. Now, Mercy will see their resurrect marker and can resurrect before it falls to the bottom.

  • Mercy can now attempt to resurrect teammates who die over environmental death pits
  • When resurrecting, the resurrect marker will now freeze in place for the duration of the resurrection
  • Holding the ability button for resurrect while it’s on cooldown will now attempt the resurrect once the cooldown finishes

BUG FIXES

GENERAL
  • Fixed an issue where Season 32 open queue stats were not appearing in career profile
MAPS
  • Addressed a geometry exploit on Watchpoint: Gibraltar
HEROES

Ana

  • Fixed a bug that caused Ana’s Scope to activate when cancelling Nano Boost target confirmation
  • Fixed a bug that caused the parrot on Ana’s Corsair skin to disappear in hero select

Symmetra

  • Fixed a bug that caused Symmetra’s name plate to appear in the middle of her model
  • Addressed an audio issue during Symmetra’s “Have a seat” emote

JANUARY 06, 2022

MOIRA
Fade

Can now jump much higher while using this ability

REINHARDT
Earthshatter

Now deals an additional 200 damage within 1.75m of the impact area

HANZO
Storm Arrows

Arrows ricochet once upon impact

CASSIDY
Combat Roll

Can now roll while in the air

TORBJÖRN
Rivet Gun – ALT Fire

Ammo cost decreased from 3 to 2

WRECKING BALL
Grappling Claw

Now has a maximum grapple time of 6 seconds

BUG FIXES

Heroes

Hanzo

  • Fixed a bug that caused Storm Arrows to go through barriers

Reinhardt

  • Fixed a bug that cause Earthshatter to penetrate through barriers and walls

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