Questions tagged [overwatch]

A 2016 hero and objective-based first person shooter developed by Blizzard. Players take on the roles of specific heroes in order to complete or defend objectives from the opposing team.

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Is mercy's revive better than normal revive in coop?

In coop all members can revive death member Mercy have another option. Mercy can revive members with her special skill. I wonder if Mercy's revive is better in 2 ways It's faster It doesn't make ...
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What's the healtpoint of various enemies in uprising and coop overwatch?

Anyone knows and make a list? Anyone make estimate? For example, that heavy assault can withstand like a few rip tire. Looks like his HP is like 3k or something. Any lists?
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In Overwatch coop can we make heavy assault fall off cliff?

Heavy assault often charge at us. Can we do matador style and get out just in time? Also some heroes like Doomfist or Junkrat or Lucio or Pharah can knock people out of cliff. Can this be done to ...
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Why bloodmoon rising and other coop no longer exist in overwatch arcade?

All I see is this competitive open queue. And it's been that way for so long. And I can't play that game. The wait time is like 30 minutes to 1 hour. So, do I have to play it so this competitive open ...
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Can’t talk to my teammates

I picked Overwatch back up recently and have been grinding in competitive. But I’ve noticed that no matter what I try I can’t talk in team chat, I can hear my teammates but I can’t say anything. My ...
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How does people do blood moon rising solo in overwatch?

I got some video However, I thought that's impossible. If you play you always have 4 people at once. So how can some people play solo?
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What is the 512 Player Icon referencing?

In Overwatch, there is the following player icon: What is the meaning behind this icon? What is it's place in the Overwatch universe? I can't for the life of me figure out what/who it's for.
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Does Sigma Jump Higher than Other Heroes?

A while back, Blizzard added a patch to Overwatch that normalized jump heights across all characters. This meant that characters could exploit certain map features (ex. first point Anubis, some heroes ...
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Can I keep “Leave game as group” checked by default?

When playing Overwatch with friends, I sometimes forget to tick 'Leave game as group' when exiting a game, which causes the group to disband. Is there a way to change the settings so 'Leave game as ...
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Can I link my Overwatch account from one PC to another?

I know that you can't link a console account to a PC, but what about PC to PC? I just got a new computer, and I want to move my old account to my new computer, so how do I do that?
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Console linking for Overwatch

I recently bought Overwatch for Nintendo Switch but I have a ton of progress on PS4 too. I have linked my respective consoles on battlenet but it doesnt seem to have any effect. Is there a way of ...
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Why haven't I got the Legendary and Epic skins that come with the Overwatch: Legendary Edition?

I recently purchased Overwatch: Legendary Edition, because I heard that it comes with some Legendary and Epic skins. This is the only reason I bought the legendary edition. But I'm disappointed: for ...
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Overwatch Workshop: set payload starting position?

Is there any way to affect the payload's position with workshop rules? I've found a lot of tutorials, and none of them affect the behavior of the payload. (Although there is a cute one that makes ...
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What are the Blizzard references made with the arcade machines on Hanamura?

There are a fair amount of arcade machines on the Attackers side on Hanamura. What I'm curious about is, what games are they referencing and how are they tied to Blizzard games?
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Overwatch always opens in windowed mode?

In the settings I change it to fullscreen but everytime I start the game it still defaults to open in windowed anyways. Is there some way to change that?
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Can you get higher than a Sextuple Kill?

Let me describe a very specific situation to you, Let's say you're in a game of Overwatch and you kill someone. Right after you get that kill a Mercy starts reviving them. While she is reviving them ...
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What does D.Va say in Korean when respawning?

One of the lines D.Va says after she respawns is in Korean. Does anybody know what it is and to what it translates in English?
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What are all of D.va's Korean voice lines?

I just mainly want to know the ones she uses the most.
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How can I get a Play of the Game with Mercy?

I remember Mercy getting Play of the Games back when you could revive multiple team members with the ultimate ability. This is not longer possible, since you can only revive a single team mate. All I ...
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What songs is Lucio playing?

Whether he's Crossfading between speed or healing, or using Amp It Up, there is a very audible song that is being played as he moves around. Very noticeably, there are two songs being played: one ...
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What's the difference between life, health, armour and shield?

Overwatch has many sources of health. What do all these terms mean? Health Life Armour Shield
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Where does Junkrat's RIP-Tire name come from?

I assume it's a pun but I'm not a native speaker and I don't get why it's named like that. Is it RIP as in "rest in peace"? Is it a pun on "riptide"? (Considering he's Australian. afaik that word ...
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What determines which player the zombardiers target?

In Junkenstein's Revenge, there is a Zombardier enemy which attacks players with blue energy projectiles. It sometimes feels like the Zombardiers collectively choose a single player to shoot at for ...
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What team starts on offense in a custom lobby?

When creating a custom Overwatch lobby, and the selected map is an offense/defense map, which of the two teams will start on offense? The Blue or Red team? I have to setup some lobbies for an ...
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Are Overwatch settings installation related or account related?

I have Overwatch installed on my personal PC. I'm playing it trough a friend's battlenet account. I'll soon buy a copy for myself and simply login in battlenet and play on the same installation on my ...
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I randomly lost coins in Overwatch?

I went into my hero gallery to look at Genji's stuff but when I selected him my coins fell to 2800 from 3800. Does anyone know why this happened? I don't know if this helps but I play on Xbox One.
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How can I see how many comp FFA games I played?

Is there a way to find out how many comp FFA games did I play? I know that there is “games won” stat for comp FFA, but it only counts games where you finished first. And there is no “games played”. I ...
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Are there any group queue restrictions in competitive?

Games like CS:GO have restrictions on who can queue together, such as a Silver 1 (lowest rank) not being able to queue with a Global Elite (highest rank). Now that players have a number rank up to 100,...
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What organisations are the characters of Overwatch part of?

In overwatch, as far as I know, characters can be from one of two factions; Overwatch and Talon. For instance, Soldier 76 was from Overwatch, and Reaper is from Talon. But what are the affiliations ...
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What's the range on Mercy's Resurrect?

Mercy's ultimate ability allows her to revive dead teammates, but I've noticed it definitely has a range restriction. How close do I need to be to a corpse before Resurrect will work on it?
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Why fps is 30 in full screen mode in Overwatch

If on windows mode, I got 60 fps However, on full screen mode, I got only 30 It used to be 60 fps either way. I do not know why things changed. Why?
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What are all of the competitive arcade modes in Overwatch?

In addition to Overwatch's standard Competitive mode (6v6 capture/escort/control), which is constantly running in consecutive seasons, Overwatch often has limited-time alternate competitive modes ...
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Can Zenyatta track an invisible Sombra with Orb of Discord?

Does Sombra's use of Stealth remove Zenyatta's Discord Orb on activation? If not, can Zenyatta still see the marker of his Discord target once Sombra becomes fully invisible?
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No audio in Overwatch for Xbox One

When I launched Overwatch there was no sound. I couldn't hear Winston's speech or any other audio in game. When I was in another game just before that I had audio, when I launched another game I had ...
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On the Overwatch League viewer, when are the new matches added?

Since June 6, 2019, the Overwatch League Replay Viewer has been added once again on the region selector for PC owners. I can see that the games of last week (June 6-9, 2019) are present, but not the ...
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Why are the heroes of Overwatch fighting?

Most FPS games at least have a semblance of story in the gameplay. We understand who the two sides are, what their positions in the conflict is, and its members. One thing I don't understand is, why ...
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My Mic is disabled while playing overwatch. Why?

I have no idea why. Sometimes plugging in and plugging out works. It no longer does. Here is the screen shot See left upper corner. Disabled mic. No reason why.
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What does this new icon mean?

I'm wondering what this new icon means. The number, border and colors change size and shape between players.
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Can we still play Retribution in Overwatch?

There used to be an option on Arcade to play the Archives: Retribution game mode. Is it available any more? Is this just during events? Or can people still create Retribution style custom game modes?
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In Overwatch, does falloff damage happen because bullets deteriorate or just spread?

Some say that a bullet from Soldier will apply the same damage no matter how far it travels. That being said, we would expect McCree's bullet not to have falloff damage, but it does. So which one is ...
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Will Ana DPS drop if she keeps shooting the same target?

Ana does damage over time rather than instant damage. If she attacks the same target, will her DPS drop?
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How long can Bastion tank Bob in Sentry while self-healing?

Assumptions: Bob and Bastion both start at full health Bob only fires at Bastion from the start up to the time he disappears Nobody else fires at Bob or Bastion Bastion starts with a full healing ...
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Can you make Winston's jump work like Hanzo's?

Is it possible to make it so you can hit Spacebar to jump as Winston and then hit Spacebar again while in air to use your jump ability, like how Hanzo double jumps?
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Why won't some highlights finish saving?

I like saving my highlights that I think are at least notable, if not pretty good or great. However, on two instances so far, the progress bar for saving the highlight has completely stopped, and ...
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Am I missing something with Winston's Tesla Cannon?

I've been playing as Winston lately. While he's fun to play as, his tesla cannon seems incredibly weak. Even at close range, it seems any character can out DPS Winston to the point where he'll die ...
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On the Overwatch Network Graph, what does each value means?

On the PC version of Overwatch, if you press CTRL + SHIFT + N you will open the Network Graph. In there, you will see some obvious values like the server that you are playing in (in this case, sae1 ...
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Do Workshop codes work in multiple platforms?

Do custom Workshop game modes work on all platforms or just the one where it was created? As an example, let's say that I create a Workshop gamemode on PC, can my friend use the same code on PS4 to ...
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What counters Mei?

Extremely frustrating playing against Mei, whether it's in a teamfight or solo. Heck, trying McCree, a supposedly high CQC damage hero fails because most of the time the Mei can freeze me then ...
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Do all melee attacks deal the same amount of damage?

I'm still a little unsure on this one. Are all melee attacks from all heroes (by pressing V (default)) identical, in damage, hitbox, and range? Or are some melee attacks more damaging than others, or ...
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Which heroes can clear this jump on Volskaya Industries?

On the Attackers first stage spawn there is a side route that seems to be reachable by some heroes but not all that stretches over the frozen river on the left. I've tested this with easier mobility ...

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