Overwatch 2 Early patch notes for November 15th : All upcoming hero balance changes

Overwatch 2 Early patch notes for November 15th : All upcoming hero balance changes in S1

News of the impending Overwatch 2 nerfs was shared on the game’s forums on Friday. AndyB, a community manager working on Overwatch 2, said that the game is in a more stable place when it comes to its live service nature and as such an update will come out before the big balance changes.

All upcoming Overwatch 2 hero balance changes

Overwatch 2’s next patch will focus on some of the strongest heroes currently in the game.

D.va

  • Fusion Cannon spread increased from 3.5 to 3.75
  • Boosters impact damage reduced from 25 to 15

Genji

  • Maximum ammo reduced from 30 to 24
  • Shuriken damage reduced from 29 to 27

Kiriko

  • Swift Step invulnerability duration reduced from 0.4 to 0.25 seconds

Sombra

  • Hack ability lockout duration reduced from 1.75 to 1.5 seconds
  • Hacked enemies are no longer valid targets for hacking for the duration of the effect
  • Hacked damage multiplier reduced from 40 to 25 percent

Zarya

  • Barrier duration reduced from 2.5 to 2 seconds
  • Barrier cooldown increased from 10 to 11 seconds

Overwatch 2 wiki :

Overwatch 2 is a first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. As a sequel to the 2016 hero shooter Overwatch, the game intends a shared environment for player-versus-player (PvP) modes while introducing persistent cooperative modes. A major change in PvP modes was to reduce team sizes from six to five, which required several characters to be reworked. Overwatch 2 is free-to-play on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S in early access as of October 4, 2022 and features full cross-platform play.

Developer(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Director(s)Aaron Keller
Platform(s)
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Windows
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
ReleaseOctober 4, 2022
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Mode(s)Multiplayer