Overwatch Beta Patch Notes – November 9, 2015

A new beta patch is now live. Read below to learn about the latest changes.

To share your feedback, please post in the Beta Feedback forum.
For a list of known issues, visit our Beta Bug Report forum.

PATCH HIGHLIGHTS:

  • New Hero added: D.Va (Tank)
  • New Hero added: Genji (Offense)
  • New Hero added: Mei (Defense)
  • New Map added: Hollywood (Point Capture/Payload Hybrid)

HERO BALANCE CHANGES:

  • Mercy
    • Resurrection
      • Effect now happens at the end of the cast time, instead of the start
  • McCree
    • Peacekeeper 
      • Damage is now reduced at long ranges
    • Deadeye
      • Duration significantly reduced
  • Pharah
    • Rocket Launcher
      • Rate of fire has been slightly reduced
  • Symmetra
    • Photon Shield
      • Cooldown has been significantly reduced
    • Sentry Turret
      • Cooldown has been significantly reduced
  • Widowmaker
    • Infra-Sight
      • Widowmaker can no longer gain ultimate charge while Infra-Sight is active

BUG FIXES:

  • Fixed a bug that would sometimes prevent Junkrat’s RIP-Tire VO from playing
  • Fixed several bugs that allowed Reaper to enter or exit enemy team spawn rooms before the match had begun
  • Fixed several client-side crashes