Watchpoint Radio #95: Capture the Dog

February 14th, 2018

2018 Lunar New Year kicked off in Overwatch late last week. We go over what came with it, along with character balance, and UI updates.

Patch Notes

Besides Year of the Dog, the latest patch brings balance changes to Doomfist and Reaper that should slightly improve quality of life for both characters. Additionally, helpful UI changes were made.

Year of the Dog

This year’s Lunar New Year event brings us six new legendaries, one new highlight intro, and two new emotes. Additionally, major tweaks have been added to CTF, as well as a competitive mode for the remainder of the event.

Sombra Buff Incoming

Sombra is being beefed up on the PTR. One nerf, which stops her from gaining ult charge from hacked health packs, but buffs in the the form of decreased weapon spread, faster hacking, and more meaningful hacks.

Hosts

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.

IT System Engineer by day, avid gamer by night! Bob has been gaming his entire life and first started standing on a chair playing the arcade version of Super Mario Bros. Now he plays all kinds of games but focuses mainly on Overwatch.

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