Overwatch Patch Notes – March 25, 2016 (beta)

Bug Fixes


  • The AFK timer will now only start after a player has selected a hero
  • Fixed an issue where using the Enter key in a Custom Game lobby would open Custom Game settings


  • Fixed a few issues with payload collision on Route 66


  • Fixed an issue that prevented D.Va from being able to launch her mech while activating Self-Destruct
  • Fixed an issue with some skins that caused elements to be missing during Widowmaker’s Infra-Sight


  • Voice Chat is no longer “Off” by default
  • End-of-round commendations should now play the proper sounds and VO whenever a player receives five or more votes
  • Zenyatta’s Orb of Harmony now plays the “active healing” sound effect


  • Player levels should now appear in Spectator Mode

User Interface

  • Fixed an issue where the Social Menu would become a black screen between rounds
  • Fixed an issue where allied health bars would appear as red
  • Fixed an issue where health bars would not show after damage to an enemy was dealt
  • Fixed an issue where the “On Fire” effect was not displaying on the Scoreboard