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Blizzard World PTR Patch: November 20

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The much anticipated map, that was first shown at BlizzCon, is now available on the Public Test Realm!

Most Blizzard fans have dreamed of a theme park dedicated to our beloved games. Now, this theme park will be partly realised into Overwatch! The developers poured all their creativity into celebrating World of Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm in... Overwatch. Thus, the new hybrid map, Blizzard World, was presented at BlizzCon:

Now, you can finally try Blizzard World out on the PTR. Feel free to go nuts and share your experience on the comments below! PTR Patch 1.18 also contains various bug fixes. Here are the patch notes:

Blizzard LogoBlizzard Entertainment

PATCH HIGHLIGHTS

New Hybrid Map: Blizzard World

  • An amusement park celebrating the universes of Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo, Blizzard World is a brand-new hybrid Assault/Escort map. Charge the gates of Stormwind, sneak through the Nexus Experience, and guide the payload through areas filled with high ground, flanking routes, and environmental hazards. Grab some Blizzard-inspired snacks at the concession stand along the way!

GENERAL

A.I.

  • An option to “Remove All A.I.” in the custom game lobby can be accessed by Right Click > Remove All Bots

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed an issue that caused the arcade card for Limited Duel and Mystery Duel to not list all currently disabled characters
  • Fixed an issue that prevented certain sound effects from playing when navigating the Options menu with a controller

Heroes

  • Fixed a visual bug that caused Ana’s Biotic Rifle ammo clip to detach when her Captain Amari skin was equipped
  • Fixed a bug that caused Doomfist’s Seismic Slam to create performance drops when repeatedly used with no cooldown
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Mei’s Cryo-freeze from clearing the healing debuff caused by Ana’s Biotic Grenade
  • Fixed a visual bug with Moira’s Biotic Orb that sometimes caused Biotic Grasp’s healing spray effects to display instead
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Moira from being able to pass through enemies when using Fade
  • Fixed a bug that caused Moira’s eyelashes to detach from her face during her Heroic highlight intro
  • Fixed a visual issue with Moira’s Oasis skin that caused her knees to clip through her knee guards while crouched
  • Fixed a bug that caused Reaper’s shotguns to animate incorrectly when discarded on the ground
  • Fixed an issue that prevented highlights captured by Zenyatta players from recording correctly when the Cultist skin was equipped

Maps

  • Fixed a bug that caused a performance drop when players shot at the gold coin piles in the last Defender spawn of Junkertown

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In case anyone hasn't been made aware, Moira was also stealth nerfed in this patch. See image I took on my monitors for live on the left and PTR on the right.

Edit: The lock on leniency was the nerf in question here. You can see from the image how its pretty much a whole character model smaller now.

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I read about it. Still not sure if it's a bug or if it's intended. Waiting on an official response to (potentially) cover this :)

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