Highlight Menu 2017

The Highlights Menu (PC)

The Highlights menu houses the player's collection of short clips saved from previous matches.

Features Edit

Today's Top 5 Edit

Select highlights, including Play of the Game highlights, will be automatically generated during the player's gameplay. These highlights will be in a section called "Today's Top 5" and will persist for 24 hours, or until the game client is patched.

Recently Captured Edit

Players can also capture the last 12 seconds of their gameplay by pressing the key or button bound to "Request Highlight" in the Options Menu. These highlights will appear in the "Recently Captured" section of the Highlights menu. Players can capture up to 3 highlights per round and can have up to 36 of these highlights stored at a time.They will remain stored until they're deleted, or the game client is patched.

Highlight Save Menu PC

Save Highlight Video Settings (PC)

Players can also capture a Play of the Game when it is shown at the end of a match using the same key.

Saved Highlights Edit

Highlights can be saved as a video, which will persist even after the game is patched. Whenever a highlight is saved, it will be copied onto their platform's social media library (on console) or directory (on PC). On PC, players can also change various video quality settings before recording a highlight.

Note Edit

  • If a highlight achieves Play of the Game of that match, the text will read "Play of the Game" rather than "Highlight".

Patch changes Edit

  • Overwatchemblem black July 27, 2017 Patch: Highlights system improved.
  • Overwatchemblem black October 19, 2016 Patch: Fixed an issue causing the default Overwatch spray to override a player's chosen spray when watching a Play of the Game or Highlight. Fixed an issue causing players to frequently disconnect while viewing Highlights.
  • Overwatchemblem black October 11, 2016 Patch: Fixed a bug causing Tracer’s highlight intros to render at a lower resolution when accessed from the Highlights menu.
  • Overwatchemblem black August 2, 2016 Patch: Fixed a bug with that caused Junkrat’s “Jester” and “Fool” skins to incorrectly display during a Highlight Intro.
  • Overwatchemblem black April 13, 2016 (beta) Patch: Fixed where selecting ALT + Z on the Highlights menu would display a black screen.
  • Overwatchemblem black March 29, 2016 (beta) Patch: Fixed a several crashes that could occur when viewing Highlights.
  • Overwatchemblem black March 22, 2016 (beta) Patch: Highlights menu added.