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August 9, 2016 Patch

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Note: An identical patch was live on PS4 and XB1 on August 18th, 2016.

Map Balance Changes[]

  • Respawn time for defenders has been standardized to 10 seconds on all maps
  • Payload speed has been slightly reduced on Watchpoint: Gibraltar

Bug Fixes[]

  • Fixed a bug causing incomplete character models to load on the Hero Selection screen
  • Fixed a number of bugs causing various crashes and instability issues
Competitive Play
  • Fixed a bug that prevented user interface elements from displaying in some languages
  • Fixed a bug that caused the placement matches screen to display when some players would disconnect and rejoin a match
  • Estádio das Rãs
    • Fixed a bug that allowed players to spawn as heroes other than Lúcio
  • Nepal
    • Fixed an issue which allowed players to get stuck outside the normal boundaries of the map
  • Temple of Anubis
    • Fixed a bug causing a portion of the city wall to display incorrectly on all graphics settings