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    Overwatch Update 2.62 Patch Notes, Read What’s New and Fixed

    Overwatch update 2.62 released on PS4 and Xbox One. According to the official Overwatch 2.62 patch notes, the new update adds the new Seasonal Event: Overwatch Archives 2019 — Storm Rising. Apart from this, Overwatch version 2.62 also resolves issues related to matchmaking, framerate drop, game crashing, stuttering/lag, client bugs, and UI bugs.

    Previously, a big update was released with a new hero Baptiste (Support) and a long list of bug fixes. Unfortunately, since the last update, many players were experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game online. Today’s Overwatch patch 2.62 is expected to fix all these issues.

    Overwatch Update 2.62 patch notes

    New Seasonal Event: Overwatch Archives 2019 — Storm Rising

    Experience a decisive moment in Overwatch’s history during the Overwatch Archives event! Get ready to travel back in time and visit beautiful Havana, Cuba where Overwatch agents are hot on the trail of the notorious businessman and Talon associate Maximilien. Team up with your friends to capture and interrogate Maximilien—whose knowledge could shape the future of Overwatch. Relive the action of previous Archives events, where you’ll fight off hordes of Talon agents while escaping Rialto and stop an Omnic insurrection in King’s Row. You’ll earn Archives Loot Boxes as you play, unlocking cosmetics from Overwatch’s past, including Legendary skins like Deadlock McCree, Scientist Moira, Talon Baptiste, Socialite Ashe, and many more!

    HERO UPDATES

    Junkrat

    • Frag Launcher
      • Projectile speed increased from 20 to 25
      • Grenades now bounce less but explode sooner

    Reaper

    • Shadow Step
      • Can now be used in air
      • Time to exit Shadow Step reduced from 1.0 second to 0.5 of a second
      • Reaper is now invisible for the entire time it takes to exit shadow step
      • Railings and other breakable objects no longer block teleporting
      • Disabled by Zarya’s Graviton Surge and Junkrat’s Steel Trap

    Symmetra

    • Teleporter
      • Railings and other breakable objects no longer block teleporter placement and teleporting

    USER INTERFACE UPDATES

    Hero Gallery

    • You can now set your Victory Pose choice to random

    Social

    • There is now an option to set your profile so only your current group can view it

    BUG FIXES in Overwatch 2.62

    General

    • Fixed a bug that caused the player’s view to become jittery while standing on certain objects
    • Fixed an issue where the camera would be offset slightly when changing rapidly into third person view
    • Overwatch 2.62 fixed an issue where players were able to shoot through unintended small gaps on the Ilios, Nepal, and Temple of Anubis maps
    • Fixed a bug where your view would become level with the horizon after using Symmetra’s Teleporter

    Heroes

    Ana

    • Fixed an issue with the steam not rising correctly from Ana’s cup in the Tea Time emote
    • Overwatch update 2.62 fixed a bug where Ana didn’t receive audio or visual cues when a hero she boosted landed a shot

    Ashe

    • Fixed a bug where the Orb of Discord sound effect would play when Bob was affected by Zenyatta’s Orb of Discord
    • Overwatch patch 2.62 fixed an issue where Bob wouldn’t consistently stop and damage large objects deployed by heroes, like Junkrat’s RIP-Tire or Orisa’s Supercharger, if he encountered them while running

    Baptiste

    • Fixed a bug where Immortality Field wasn’t immediately destroyed when it is hit by the payload

    Bastion

    • Fixed a bug where Bastion would take damage while in Sentry Mode if it was hit into a wall by Doomfist’s Rocket Punch

    Doomfist

    • Fixed a bug where enemies would not collide with walls while being knocked back by Rocket Punch
    • Overwatch 2.62 fixed a bug where Seismic Slam wouldn’t break objects that should break
    • Fixed an issue where Rocket Punch would knock back Orisa even if she was using Fortify

    Mei

    • Fixed a bug where Mei could not be healed by other heroes while using Cryo-Freeze

    Mercy

    • Overwatch 2.62 fixed a bug where Mercy didn’t receive audio or visual cues when a hero she boosted landed a shot
    • Fixed a bug where Mercy didn’t receive defensive assist credit from healing beams when using Valkyrie

    Orisa

    • Fixed a bug where Orisa would take damage while using Fortify if she was hit into a wall by Doomfist’s Rocket Punch

    Reinhardt

    • Fixed a bug where Reinhardt was unable to raise his shield properly while looking upwards if he had opened his shield while looking downwards

    Soldier: 76

    • Overwatch version 2.62 fixed a bug where his Heroic victory pose didn’t loop properly

    Symmetra

    • Fixed a bug where Symmetra would gain ultimate charge when her Sentry Turrets were attacking objects deployed by other heroes (Wrecking Ball’s Minefield, Torbjörn’s Deploy Turret, etc.)

    Torbjörn

    • Overwatch 2.62 fixed a bug where Torbjörn would gain ultimate charge when his Deploy Turret was attacking objects deployed by other heroes (Wrecking Ball’s Minefield, Symmetra’s Sentry Turrets, etc.)

    Widowmaker

    • Fixed a bug where Widowmaker’s rifle goes into her head and shoulders while walking and aiming her scope, when wearing the Biathalon skin
    • Fixed a bug where dying did not cancel Infra-Sight

    Maps

    Black Forest

    • Overwatch update 2.62 fixed a bug where flying heroes could get stuck on trees and wall climbing heroes could get stuck on birds’ nests

    Busan

    • Fixed a bug where flying heroes could get stuck on trees
    • Fixed a bug on the Sanctuary map where heroes would bounce when standing on the edge of the first capture point

    Castillo

    • Fixed a bug where Reaper could Shadow Step to unintended places

    Dorado

    • Overwatch version 2.62 fixed a bug where the spectator camera started at the incorrect position

    Horizon Lunar Colony

    • Fixed a bug where players could get stuck on top of a worktable

    King’s Row

    • Overwatch 2.62 fixed a bug where Junkrat’s RIP-Tire could get stuck in the grates on the ground in King’s Row

    Oasis

    • Fixed a bug on the University map where a hero that touches the enemy team’s spawn room doors will take significant damage

    Numbani

    • Overwatch update 2.62 fixed a bug where D.Va would get stuck behind a desk when using Call Mech
    • Fixed a bug where ivy on walls was preventing certain abilities from impacting enemies, like Winston’s Tesla Cannon and Doomfist’s Meteor Strike

    Rialto

    • Fixed a bug where players killed on a specific bridge would fall through the bridge
    • Fixed an issue where players could become stuck between a dolly, the wall, and a counter

    Watchpoint: Gibraltar

    • Fixed a bug where Wrecking Ball would get stuck on ventilation ducts
    • Added fixes for some crashing issues with Overwatch patch 2.62.
    • Added fixes for stuttering and lag issues.
    • Added matchmaking improvements.
    • Overwatch version 2.62 stability improvements.
    • Added various UI fixes.
    • Other minor under the hood improvements added with Overwatch version 2.62.

    Overwatch update 2.62 is now available on PS4 and Xbox One.

    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.
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