New big patch for Overwatch completely reinstall the game client

The developers have not yet decided on the release date but warn players that the patch will be “significant”.

The developers have not yet decided on the release date but warn players that the patch will be “significant”.

Overwatch Blizzard is constantly updating, fixing bugs and balance characters, but the next patch will require a full reinstallation of the game.
What is known

The forum “Metelitsa” came the news about the next update. The developers have not yet decided on the release date but warn players that the patch will be “significant”. The changes will affect Overwatch, as well as hardware / software client, what players will have to be reinstalled.

“We made quite a lot of hardware and software changes which cannot be installed on top the current. So the next patch will reinstall the client to implement the update”, — is spoken in the message.

Blizzard called this update a “remaster”. The patch will speed up the download of the game, optimizes memory for the “limited systems”, fix bugs on maps, as well as change the data format for new content. The update also adds game character ash, which the players showed at BlizzCon 2018. If you can not wait to play for it, then go on the public test server or wait for the official release along with the patch.
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