Overwatch Update 2.96 August 18 Brings Gameplay Fixes

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Blizzard Entertainment has released the Overwatch update 2.96 August 18 patch, and it brings a host of bug fixes, and hero fixes as well. Check out the full patch notes below.

Overwatch Update 2.96 August 18 patch notes:

Bug Fixes

General
  • Fixed a bug that caused player names to not appear properly when viewing a replay
  • Fixed a bug allowing turrets to get placed in invalid locations
  • Fixed an issue with the Union Jack spray appearing incorrectly
Heroes

Genji

  • Fixed a bug where Swift Strike would not deal damage if used on a target that is against a wall

Mei

  • Fixed a bug that caused Ice Wall to boost characters upwards inconsistently
  • Fixed a bug allowing Ice Wall to be placed on top of Mei’s Cryo-Freeze

Mercy

  • Fixed a bug that caused yellow orbs to not display over deceased allies

Zenyatta

  • Fixed a bug that caused Zenyatta’s melee animation to not appear properly when using melee to cancel out of a secondary fire charge
  • Fixed a bug that caused primary and secondary fire to not activate properly after dying, in rare cases

There’s also a game update that was released last week. which you can check out here. It also included hero-related changes.

If you notice anything not mentioned in the notes, feel free to leave a comment below to let us know what.

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