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Overwatch Update 2.87 Full Patch Notes – April 21 & 23

A new patch is now live on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Blizzard has released the Overwatch update 2.87 patch notes and it is available for download for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC right now.

Overwatch Update 2.87 – Patch Notes 1.47.1.0

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This update majorly focuses on bug fixes for heroes. Here it is in detail.

Overwatch Patch Notes – April 21, 2020

Heroes:

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Baptiste

  • Fixed a bug that caused Baptiste’s Immortality Field disc to look very large in his Highlight Intros

D.Va

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  • Fixed a bug where D.Va’s Mech could spawn in facing the wrong direction in the spawn room, and D.Va could eject facing the wrong way during Self Destruct or Mech destruction

Echo

  • Fixed a bug that caused Echo to not respect the Toggle Booster option when she clones D.Va
  • (CTF Game Modes) Fixed a bug that caused Echo to drop the flag when Duplicate ends
  • Fixed a bug with Echo’s Duplicate where she would sometimes not play voice lines while duplicating D.Va
  • Fixed a bug with Echo’s Duplicate where she would use Winston’s voice instead of her own after completing Primal Rage

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Junkrat

  • Fixed a bug that caused Junkrat’s weapon accuracy statistic to always display 100%

Tracer

  • Fixed a bug where Tracer could blink to an unintended location on Hollywood, near point A

Workshop:

  • Fixed a bug where a player’s position could be incorrect when queried in Workshop. Check out the full patch notes below.

Overwatch Patch Notes – April 23, 2020

Blizzard also released another set of Patch notes on April 23, 2020.  Check it out below:

EXPERIMENTAL MODE
Blizzard is hoping to get some feedback on some balance updates. They are using the 2-2-2 Role Queue ruleset so that players can get a feel for how these balance changes might affect the live game.

HERO UPDATES (ONLY IN EXPERIMENTAL)

Ana

Sleep Dart

  • Sleep duration lowered from 6 to 5 seconds

Brigitte

Shield Bash

  • Stun duration lowered from 0.75 to 0.65 seconds

Mei

Endothermic Blaster (Primary Fire)

  • Freeze stun duration lowered from 1.5 to 1.3 seconds

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  • Duration lowered from 5 to 4.25 seconds

McCree

Flashbang

  • Stun duration lowered from 0.85 to 0.7 seconds

Reinhardt

Earthshatter

  • Knockdown duration lowered from 3 to 2.5 seconds

Roadhog

Whole Hog

  • Knockback increased 20%

Sigma

Accretion

  • Knockdown duration is now a fixed 0.8 second instead of scaling with distance
  • Cast time reduced from 0.75 to 0.65 seconds

Source: Blizzard