Overwatch 2’s mid-season replace has been delayed on the final minute, leaving unique hero Mei unplayable in the meanwhile.
A put up on the official boards confirmed the patch has been pushed again as a consequence of an unexplained “crucial subject” that was found shortly earlier than it was as a consequence of go reside.
“In the present day’s patch is delayed as we work to resolve a crucial subject,” Blizzard confirmed. “We’ll present an replace right here and set the patch reside as quickly as the issue is addressed.” The patch will now go reside on November 17 at 11am PST, so Mei mains received’t have too lengthy to attend.
Mei was faraway from the sport earlier this month as a consequence of a bug that allowed her to succeed in out-of-bounds areas utilizing her Ice Wall skill. Primarily, gamers had been in a position to exploit this and conceal out of attain of different gamers.
“We’re briefly disabling Mei to deal with a bug along with her Ice Wall skill that enables heroes to succeed in unintended areas,” Blizzard mentioned on the time. “We’re working to deal with these points as shortly as potential and intention to carry Mei again in our subsequent upcoming patch which is about for November 15.”
The delayed patch consists of another modifications too, together with “upcoming steadiness modifications, bug fixes, together with those who have an effect on Mei, and core content material updates we’ve deliberate for this patch,” mentioned Blizzard.
“This delay additionally impacts the supply of Overwatch League Viewership Incentives and Perks from the postseason matches throughout the interval between October 30 to November 4, together with the rotation of cosmetics within the Overwatch League store.” Each day and weekly challenges, in addition to the same old store refresh, continued as deliberate.
IGN’s Overwatch 2 evaluate gave it 8/10 and mentioned: “Overwatch 2 breathes new life into what was as soon as the sharpest multiplayer shooter round, earlier than it had its edges severely dulled by Blizzard’s consideration shifting away.”
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