Jeff Kaplan Discusses PTR Philosophy in New Developer Update

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In a new video released on Blizzard’s Overwatch Youtube channel, Jeff Kaplan went into detail about the Public Test Region for Overwatch. The lead developer spoke about the confusion within the community about the role of the Player Test Region in Overwatch, saying, “a lot of players assume the PTR only exists so that players can give feedback on upcoming changes, …

Overwatch Patch – November 15th, 2016

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Blizzard released a new patch for Overwatch today. The new patch incorporates elements that the development team had been working on before and after this year’s BlizzCon, and featured the release of the highly anticipated new hero Sombra. New Features Sombra has been added to the game. This new hero, who is a young Mexican hacker responsible for the disruptive …

Overwatch Patch – July 19, 2016

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Today Blizzard released the newest patch for Overwatch, bringing with it the newest hero, Ana- a support sniper with a powerful selection of unique abilities. We at PDQ have already covered Ana, in detail, including our hero guides as well as our Ana first impression post. The new patch also includes changes to the Overtime mechanic, making the fuse “burn down” more quickly after 20 seconds …

Scott Mercer Discusses New Player Test Region Hero Changes

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In a new video released by Yahoo Esports, Overwatch designer Scott Mercer discussed some of the new changes that would be added to Overwatch’s Player Test Regions this week. The first topic Mercer spoke about was the implementation of single-hero limits to Competitive Play, saying that that Blizzard thought no hero limits would allow for more fun, he conceded that, …