Overwatch’s new Retribution occasion launched earlier as we speak, providing up a brand new cause to get along with some pals for some good previous PvE motion. But possibly your pals aren’t all PC players. Maybe every so often you’re compelled to Overwatch on a console as a result of, like a sentimental previous idiot, you consider the folks in your life are extra vital than the platform they select to recreation on.
Check out all of Overwatch Retribution’s skins and modes.
Progress, skins, and cosmetics in Overwatch have all the time been locked to the platform you’re enjoying on, and up till this level you’ve by no means been capable of switch your profile between PC and both of the 2 console variations. Jeff Kaplan says it’s an issue the workforce’s severe about fixing, however there are some obstacles to creating it occur.
“This is something that we have ongoing and frequent discussions about with our tech group,” Kaplan says. “It’s something we would very much like to explore. It’s very challenging for many reasons, and I won’t get into all the details as to why, but I think it’s a very valid desire that our players have and it’s something that the Overwatch team would love to figure out. We will continue to work hard on it to make it happen someday, if we can get around some of the challenges that we’re faced with.”
Cross-platform play is definitely unlikely for Overwatch, given how reliant the PC version on precision controls, however apparently the cross-platform profile dream isn’t lifeless – however it might take awhile to come back to life. In the quick time period, you possibly can count on extra on the Rialto PvP map quickly, and a few buffs for Sombra and Doomfist.