We’ll must reinstall Overwatch when the subsequent main replace drops
Blizzard has formally given Overwatch gamers a heads-up warning that when the subsequent massive patch rolls out, they will must reinstall the sport. Within the age of bandwidth caps, it is an annoyance, to make sure.
“The following main patch may have some fairly elementary adjustments to the sport consumer,” a Blizzard rep famous. “The variety of back-end adjustments we’re placing in is substantial sufficient that we will not simply patch over the present content material effectively. In consequence, when the subsequent patch comes out, the consumer will totally reinstall itself to deal with these adjustments. We all know that this is not ultimate for folks on metered connections, so hopefully this announcement helps you put together for this coming replace.”
Some followers are operating wild with hypothesis about what the replace would possibly entail, however others are merely hoping for long-awaited optimization and efficiency enhancements. I am within the latter group.
The precise timing on the patch is unknown, however it most likely is not too far off. The newest Overwatch hero, Ashe, simply joined the PTR for a spherical of playtesting firstly of the week.
The following main patch would require a full reinstall [Blizzard Forums]