Overwatch update 2.48 for PS4 and Xbox One is now available. According to the Overwatch version 2.48 patch notes, the new update has added heroes balancing as well as a What’s New option that displays new unlockable content. Apart from this, Overwatch 2.48 also includes various stability and performance improvements. Check out more details below.

Recently, a big update was released with various heroes changes and improvements. Unfortunately, since the release of this update, many players were experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game online. Today’s Overwatch patch 2.48 is expected to fix all these issues.

Overwatch Update 2.48 Patch Notes for PS4 and Xbox One

General

  • Changed the name of Junkrat’s Buccaneer skin to Bilgerat
  • Overwatch 2.48 added under attack voice lines for Zenyatta, Lúcio, and Moria
  • All Overwatch League skins now include the name of the team’s city or state

Looking for Group

  • Settings will be saved after changing filters on the Looking for Group browse screen

Hero Gallery

  • Overwatch update 2.48 added a What’s New option that displays new unlockable content

HERO Changes in Overwatch version 2.48

General

  • Some ultimate abilities now restore ammunition after completion for some heroes
    • Abilities affected: Genji’s Dragonblade, Junkrat’s RIP-Tire, Pharah’s Barrage, Roadhog’s Whole Hog, and Zenyatta’s Transcendence, Winston’s Primal Rage

Ana

  • Nano Boost
    • Now also instantly heals the target for 300 health
    • Range increased from 30 to 40 meters

Brigitte

  • Shield Bash
    • Cooldown increased from 6 to 7 seconds
  • Repair Pack
    • An option to control Brigitte’s Repair Pack targeting sensitivity has been added under Options > Controls > Brigitte

Doomfist

  • Rocket Punch
    • No longer impacts Symmetra’s teleporter
    • Now destroys Symmetra’s sentry turrets without stopping his movement

Hanzo

  • Lunge
    • Cooldown increased from 4 to 5 seconds

Lúcio

  • Crossfade
    • Aura radius increase from 10 to 12 meters
  • Sound Barrier
    • Temporary shields granted increased from 500 to 750 with Overwatch version 2.48.

Mercy

  • Caduceus Staff
    • Healing beam reduced from 60 healing per second to 50 healing per second

Moira

  • Biotic Grasp
    • Passive energy regeneration rate increased from 2 per second to 2.4 per second

Reinhardt

  • Barrier Field
    • Decorative insignia no longer protrudes from the shield’s surface

Sombra

  • General
    • Overwatch 2.48 reduced the size of Sombra’s head hit volume

Symmetra

  • Photon Projector
    • Primary fire range increased from 10 to 12

Widowmaker

  • Grappling Hook
    • Cooldown increased from 8 seconds to 10 seconds

Zarya

  • Energy
    • Drain rate reduced from 2 energy per second to 1.6 energy per second
  • Graviton Surge
    • Radius reduced from 8 to 6 meters

GAME BROWSER AND CUSTOM GAMES

Heroes

  • Brigitte’s Repair Pack now has a minimum cooldown time of 1.5 seconds regardless of custom game settings

Bug Fixes In Overwatch 2.48

General

  • Overwatch update 2.48 addressed a bug that displayed an inaccurate AFK countdown timer before removing players from a match if they were flagged as AFK more than once
  • Fixed a bug that caused the player camera to display an odd location before switching to the first-person view of the selected hero after Assemble Your Team phase ends

AI

  • According to the Overwatch 2.48 patch notes for PS4 and Xbox One, the new update fixed an issue that caused Torbjörn bot to fire his gun endlessly if his turret is teleported by a Symmetra player

Competitive Play

  • Fixed a bug that could cause players to lose an endorsement level if they exited before a match completes, but after the return timer for a leaving player has expired

Heroes

Brigitte

  • Overwatch patch 2.48 fixed an issue that allowed projectiles and splash damage to penetrate Brigitte’s Barrier Shield while dashing with the ability

D.Va

  • Fixed an issue that caused D.Va’s Light Gun to disappear if Roadhog used Chain Hook on her while she used an emote

Genji

  • Fixed a visual issue that prevented Genji’s Shuriken ammunition from displaying the correct number briefly after activating Dragonblade
  • Overwatch update 2.48 fixed a bug that caused Genji’s arms to detach from his body if he looked straight down a wall while climbing over edges

Hanzo

  • Fixed a bug that caused Hanzo’s arms to detach from his body if he looked straight down a wall while climbing over edges

Junkrat

  • Overwatch update 2.48 fixed a bug that refilled Junkrat’s ammo if RIP-Tire failed to cast
  • Fixed a bug that refilled Junkrat’s ammo if he attempted to use RIP-Tire while airborne

Lúcio

  • Fixed an issue that allowed Lúcio to gain ultimate charge while Sound Barrier was active if he got hacked

Orisa

  • Overwatch version 2.48 fixed a bug that caused the health bar on Orisa’s Protective Barrier to disappear when she used Supercharger

Reinhardt

  • Fixed an issue that prevented cracks from appearing on Reinhardt’s Overwatch League Away skins when his Barrier Field takes damage

Roadhog

  • Fixed a bug that prevented Roadhog’s Chain Hook from retracting to his hand if he is interrupted mid-cast

Sombra

  • Fixed a bug that caused Sombra’s visual effects to display darker than intended
  • Overwatch patch 2.48 fixed a bug that allowed Sombra to destroy her Translocator after teleporting to it
  • Fixed a bug that caused Sombra’s Translocator to bleed when struck by enemy players

Tracer

  • Fixed a bug that caused Tracer’s Pulse Bombs to stick onto the wrong side of shields when the targeted enemy moved quickly

Wrecking Ball

  • Overwatch 2.48 fixed an issue that prevented Wrecking Ball from using sprays when in Roll form
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Piledriver to displace Mei while she is in Cryo-freeze

Zarya

  • Fixed a bug that caused Zarya’s Graviton Surge visual effects to extend beyond the ability’s radius

Hero Gallery

  • Overwatch version 2.48 fixed a bug that prevented rotating hero models while viewed in the Hero Gallery when equipped with Overwatch League skins
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Communication Wheel from functioning when equipping a spray, voice line, or emote from a Loot Box

Looking for Group

  • Overwatch 2.48 addressed a bug that caused some groups to be unable to queue for a game mode

Maps

Eichenwalde

  • Fixed a bug that caused Eichenwalde’s castle gate to falls into the ground when destroyed by the payload

Overwatch update 2.48 is now available for download on PS4 and Xbox One.