Symmetra Overwatch

Watchpoint Radio #32: Symmetra is Here to Restore Order

The day has finally arrived. Symmetra has been updated on the PTR, and at that moment you could hear the cries of thousands of Genji mains at once. Symmetra’s new kit is no joke, and in an Overwatch first, she now has two ultimates! We discuss what’s different with Symmetra and what that means for the game and meta. Also, with competitive season 2 coming to a close this week and season 3 on the horizon, we discuss some changes that should be made to competitive mode to improve it for everyone. In the past we discussed the downsides of the current group SR gap, and Blizzard has also admitted to messing up the placement system at the beginning of this season. Even with those fixed, there are still quite a few issues that need to be addressed.

Additionally, we had a lot of user feedback last week. We talk about some disagreements the audience had with what we said about Sombra’s damage, changes to leveling, and why the latest nerfs and buffs were really about not forcing players to learn the game.


Jarret is Executive Director as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He plays all types of games, but tends to lean more toward FPS, Stealth, and Racing Games. Currently too involved in Overwatch.

Jason has been a gamer since the days of the Atari, starting off with games like Pong, and leading all the way up to games like Final Fantasy on the PS2. He then discovered the battlefield series in 2004 on the PC and it was done. An avid gamer, lover of music and all things PC, Jason strives to show users that PC gaming is not dead, so lock an load!

Mikey has been living in a country town all his life, and can not wait to break free of the small town enviroment. He is currently working on his Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems, and works part time for the University. Mikey has been growing up with games in his life since the time he was able to hold a controller. Mikey's favorite thing about video games are the stories that are told through them. To him there is nothing like a tightly woven story where he can escape his re