An pressing replace for Overwatch 2 was presupposed to have gone reside this afternoon, however was delayed on the eleventh hour when Blizzard found a “crucial situation”.
Posting on the sport’s official boards, a group rep says:
In the present day’s patch is delayed as we work to resolve a crucial situation. We’ll present an replace right here and set the patch reside as quickly as the issue is addressed.
This contains the upcoming steadiness modifications, bug fixes, together with those who have an effect on Mei, and core content material updates we’ve deliberate for this patch. This delay additionally impacts the supply of Overwatch League Viewership Incentives & Perks from the Postseason matches in the course of the interval between Oct 30 – Nov 4, together with the rotation of cosmetics within the Overwatch League store.
Day by day and weekly challenges will reset immediately, in addition to the usual store refresh.
Thanks to your understanding, we’ll be engaged on releasing this patch as quickly as attainable. Comply with our boards and socials at @PlayOverwatch for updates.
Whereas the “core content material updates” and Overwatch League stuff are notable, the patch delay is most urgent for Mei followers, who’ve been unable to play because the character (however not pay $10 for skins) after she was faraway from rotation late final month, saying on the time:
We’re quickly disabling Mei to deal with a bug together with her Ice Wall means that permits heroes to achieve unintended areas. We’re working to deal with these points as shortly as attainable and purpose to deliver Mei again in our subsequent upcoming patch which is ready for November 15.
The dangerous information is that this patch’s delay means she’s nonetheless MIA. The excellent news is that Blizzard is now “planning to launch this mid-season patch on Thursday, November 17 at 11 AM PST”, and want to say “thanks to our gamers to your endurance as we addressed this situation.”