Overwatch Summer Games will come a bit prior to normal, and the following hero can be launched “later” than initially deliberate.
Blizzard mentioned its its newest developer replace Overwatch Hero 31 can be launched “later” than what gamers are used to.
According to director Jeff Kaplan, the group wants extra time to work on the character.
“Hero 31 is going to be awesome, but he will be released a little bit later than you’re used to,” mentioned Kaplan within the developer video.
“But he will be here soon enough so don’t worry. We think the little extra time is going to make the hero even more awesome.”
Kaplan additionally mentioned the Overwatch Summer Games can be coming a bit sooner than normal, however didn’t elaborate on how a lot earlier to count on the occasion. The Summer Games occasion normally happens in early-August.
Elsewhere, he additionally mentioned enhancements made to the game’s ant-cheat detection. The new system, presently reside on PTR, will now mechanically shut down a match the place dishonest is detected.
When this occurs, Blizzard will make it possible for “no one on either side of the match” is penalized for the match being shut down.
“If you’re in a competitive match, you won’t loose SR if a cheater is on the other team or one is on your team,” he mentioned.
Give the developer video a look ahead to extra info.