Overwatch Patch Notes - January 28 Reaper, Hanzo, Orisa and Sigma Nerfed

Category: Overwatch, Date: 28/Jan/2020

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A new Overwatch patch just landed on the live servers and some changes did not make it out of the Public Test Realm (PTR). Mccree received a buff while Hanzo, Sigma, Orisa, Reaper, and Baptiste received nerfs.

The PTR changes that didn’t make it to the live servers are the following: 

– McCree did not get the HP buff and his Peacekeeper (Primary Fire) Recovery time was not increased from 0.42 to 0.5 seconds. 

– Orisa damage reduced from 11 to 10 (PTR 11 to 9).  

– Sigma primary fire range did not get reduced.

The January 28 patch notes are:

HERO UPDATES

Hanzo

Storm Arrows

  • Damage reduced from 70 to 60

McCree

Deadeye

  • Firing Deadeye no longer locks the player’s aim

Reaper

The Reaping (Passive)

  • Healing amount reduced from 40% to 30% of damage dealt

Orisa

Fusion Driver (Primary Fire)

  • Damage reduced from 11 to 10

Fortify

  • Cooldown increased from 8 to 10 seconds

Halt!

  • Snare duration reduced from 1 to 0.65 seconds

Sigma

Gravitic Flux

  • Can now be interrupted before targets begin falling
  • Impact slow duration reduced from 0.9 to 0.6 seconds

Accretion

  • Explosion damage reduced from 60 to 40

Baptiste

Biotic Launcher (Primary Fire)

  • Recovery time increased from 0.35 to 0.45 seconds

Biotic Launcher (Secondary Fire)

  • Heal explosion reduced from 60 to 50