Live Patch notes: Nov 13 – Ashe + Mery, Roadhog, Reaper and Symmetra Buffs – News


While we don’t know exactly when it’s coming, and it won’t be that soon, the next major patch will indeed force us to reinstall the entire game client, due to some major changes to the back-end. Unfortunately this doesn’t necessarily mean it will also bring a ton of new content (although it might, since it will be bringing Ashe in at the very least), as the changes might just be on a deeper level.

In any case, the patch notes should be interesting, and it’s important to note the “major” in the title, so we might see some smaller patches before then as well.

Next Major Patch (source)

Hey folks,

We wanted to get ahead of this early and let you all know what to expect with our next big patch. We don’t currently have a release date/time with this, but will update this thread once we do.

The next major patch will have some pretty fundamental changes to the game client. The number of back-end changes we’re putting in is substantial enough that we can’t just patch over the current content efficiently. As a result, when the next patch comes out, the client will fully reinstall itself to handle these changes. We know that this isn’t ideal for people on metered connections, so hopefully this announcement helps you prepare for this coming update.

Thanks for your patience with this matter, and we’ll see you all in game!



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