Overwatch 2 lately acquired a rework to certainly one of its authentic Tank heroes, Roadhog, including a brand new potential and altering how Scrap Gun and Take a Breather work. Nevertheless, the event crew determined that additional changes have been wanted and introduced a buff to Take a Breather. It’s now out there and buffs harm discount from 30 to 40 p.c whereas the power is lively.
It additionally restores 500 HP, up from 450. Whereas lasting for two.5 seconds as a substitute of three seconds, its recharge time is lowered from 12 to 10 seconds, which implies extra uptime. How these will have an effect on his viability in Fast Play and Aggressive modes, particularly since he’s turn out to be extra well-liked following the rework, stays to be seen.
Overwatch 2 is obtainable for Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, PS5, PC and Nintendo Swap. It’s presently in the course of Season 7: Rise of Darkness, with Season 8 set to launch on December fifth and add Mauga as a brand new Tank hero. Keep tuned for extra particulars within the coming weeks.
Overwatch 2 Retail Patch Notes – November 16, 2023
Developer Feedback: We’re adjusting just a few issues with the brand new Take a Breather, as our preliminary touchdown spot was barely conservative. These tweaks ought to supply Roadhog extra therapeutic throughput and harm resistance from second to second. Whereas we’re shortening the utmost length, this offers Roadhog quicker therapeutic and may alleviate a few of the emotions gamers had round being locked into utilizing Take a Breather for a big chunk of their gameplay.
Take a Breather
- Whole therapeutic elevated from 450 to 500
- Harm discount elevated from 30 to 40%
- Most length lowered from 3 to 2.5 seconds
- Recharge time lowered from 12 to 10 seconds