It might shock you to know that Hanzo’s Scatter Arrow, one of many Overwatch character’s most-contentious skills, has been buffed. It might shock you barely much less, nonetheless, to study that the buff was an accident.
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Hanzo’s Scatter Arrow is a bouncing projectile that ricochets off partitions and may hit a number of targets directly. It’s very unpopular, and is a big focus of Blizzard’s rework of the character, which is due subsequent replace. Unfortunately, Blizzard ended up buffing it within the sport’s newest patch, lowering its cooldown from ten seconds to only eight. That wasn’t a very fashionable transfer.
Happily, it’s been confirmed that the change was in reality an accident. On a put up on the Overwatch boards, sport developer Geoff Goodman acknowledged that the change is “unintended.” He mentioned “as some people have guessed, this is an accidental change that came from his big changes coming next update.”
That’ll come as superb information for some gamers, however the unhealthy information is that whereas Blizzard are contemplating reverting the change, they may not find yourself doing so. Goodman says “there’s a chance we end up leaving it as-is for now” because the replace wherein they plan to vary Hanzo is due comparatively quickly anyway.