'Overwatch' Update: E3 2017 Appearance Not Happening; 'Uprising' Patch Fixes Heroes, Arcade, Competitive Play Bugs!

By Miguel Paolo Togonon, | April 19, 2017

Blizzard Entertainment announced that Overwatch will not have new events in year 2.

Blizzard Entertainment announced that Overwatch will not have new events in year 2.

The latest updates for "Overwatch" will feature details on the 'Uprising' patch fixes and an E3 2017 appearance not happening.

Blizzard Entertainment announced the details for the upcoming patch note for "Overwatch" as it fixes some of the in-game bugs plaguing players in the arcade, competitive play and the "Uprising" event.

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For the arcade, the patch update fixes the bug preventing the Null Sector bots from spawning during the payload escort phase of the "Uprising" event. The "Overwatch Uprising 2017" player icon will now unlock when players log into the event. Firing shots while standing on the payload in "Uprising" will no longer cause accuracy issues for their hero.

There is also a fixed on an issue preventing players from placing turrets on moving platforms (i.e. the payload).The "Overwatch Uprising" scorecard now correctly tracks stats from Sombra’s Hack. The scorecard now correctly tracks Ana’s healing stats and D.Va’s enemy eliminations.

As for the Heroes, the patch fixes several issues such as allowing players to move freely when being hit by Mei’s Blizzard or Endothermic Blaster, a bug causing D.Va’s hair to be rigid in the Selfie highlight intro when her Palanquin skin is equipped.

Soldier: 76’s cape to clip during the Push-Ups emote when his Strike Commander Morrison, Daredevil: 76, or Stunt Rider: 76 skin was equipped. Lastly, a fixed bug causing the ice on Pharah’s Frostbite skin to stretch when her Flair emote was activated.

For Competitive Play, there is a fixed issue that causes inaccurate results when breaking ties based on capture percentage on Assault and Assault/Escort maps.

Other improvements include a bug fix on the map that causes that have ben shattered during a blast to be colored black and an issue that caused the game client to crash when "Overwatch" was launched, VG 24/7 reported.

Meanwhile, game director Jeff Kaplan announced that the "Overwatch" team will not be present in this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo event, PVPLive reported.

This announcement came out after several rumors hinted of "White Chicks" star Terry Crews appearing in E3 2017 and teased something interesting for "Overwatch" involving Doomfist at the event.

Though he did not mention what kind of "Overwatch" details, Crews's appearance at the event certainly sparked some interest for "Overwatch" fans. Adding more fuel to the fire, the "Expendables" star dropped another small hint during the middle of his live video by booting up "Overwatch" on his new PC.

Doomfist has been making headlines throughout the "Overwatch" forums, as well as various internet news sites.

"Overwatch" is currently available for the PS4, Xbox One and PC platforms.

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