Overwatch gamers might want to reinstall the game as soon as the brand new patch is launched.
Blizzard has warned Overwatch gamers forward of time they might want to reinstall the game with the subsequent patch.
According to the studio, some “pretty fundamental changes” shall be made to the game consumer. Due to the variety of back-end adjustments, the workforce isn’t in a position to patch over the present game “efficiently.”
“As a result, when the next patch comes out, the client will fully reinstall itself to handle these changes,” reads the publish. “We know that this isn’t ideal for people on metered connections, so hopefully this announcement helps you prepare for this coming update.”
When reached for remark, Blizzard advised Kotaku the patch will enhance load instances, optimize reminiscence for “constrained systems,” scale back arduous drive area on PS4, and make information adjustments to help future content material.
RPG notes Overwatch requires 30GB of area, however those that have the PTR put in can anticipate a “significantly smaller” obtain.
A launch date is unknown at current, however Blizzard stated it should present extra info as soon as confirmed.
Overwatch gamers on the PTR are at the moment testing Overwatch’s newest hero Ashe, and her boy B.O.B.