Overwatch 2 Update 3.38 – Patch Notes on October 13, 2022

A new update has been released for Overwatch 2 Update 3.38. You can find all the Game Update details, Bug Fixes, improvements, and Patch Notes below. Overwatch 2 Update 3.38 is now available for all platforms, including PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and PC. The file size may vary depending on the platform.

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed an issue with the Report interface on console
  • Fixed a bug on PlayStation involving the inability to purchase other items in the store after a refund of another item
  • Fixed an issue where Legacy credits were not the default currency selected for purchases in the Hero Gallery
  • Fixed a bug where some Heroic emotes/poses were incorrectly locked and priced
  • Fixed items in the Hero Gallery that were not able to be purchased
  • Fixed an issue with the Spectator Options and made clicking in that menu more responsive
  • Resolved a bug with low resolution shop images displaying small on some platforms
  • Fixed an issue that caused the entire client to appear out of focus
  • Fixed a bug where Hero Unlock Challenges were not incrementing properly in Total Mayhem
  • Fixed the Challenge ‘System-Wide Malfunction’ not correctly incrementing
  • Fixed Challenges ‘Classy Flex’ and ‘Flex Your Power’ not progressing while in a Group
  • Fixed a bug with some Challenges not correctly showing up during the end of game flow
  • Resolved a bug where leaving Skirmish could cause Challenge progress to be lost
  • Fixed an issue where adjusting Render Scale to any value would cause graphical corruption
  • Fixed a bug where depth of field would remain active in gameplay and leave your screen blurry
  • Fixed a bug with camera placement in captured Highlights
    General Stability Updates

Competitive

  • Many players were ranked too low during the first week of Overwatch 2, so we are implementing a boost as players continue to play games for those affected by this issue.
  • Players who were ranked too low could have the feeling of being stuck in this rank.
  • Moving forward, players should be able to climb the ranks in their first rank update assuming they’re supposed to be higher based on their performance.
  • Players who haven’t ranked will not experience this issue after this patch.

Maps

  • Numbani and Necropolis have been added back to their map pools

Heroes

Zenyatta

  • No longer receives extra attack speed on top of the bonus from Kiriko’s ultimate

Kiriko

  • Resolved an issue where ‘Yokai’ achievement was unattainable
  • Fixed a bug with Swift Step that could result in the player being placed under the terrain in some cases

Workshop

  • Fixed an issue where Workshop Green Screen would load Workshop Island instead
  • Fixed a bug where Night Workshop maps were loading daytime variants

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