Overwatch 2 January 24 Patch: Tweaks for Roadhog, Sojourn, Orisa, and Kiriko

Junkrat and Roadhog, Junkertown rascals
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Overwatch 2, the PvP game by Blizzard, received a small patch recently on all platforms. The update brought balancing changes to four heroes, along with several bug fixes. No new content was added though.

Orisa received a minor nerf with the health bonus gained from her Fortify ability reduced to 75 from the previous 125. Healing Ofuda of Kiriko was tweaked as well, with its recovery time changed from 0.85 to one second.

Roadhog received the most number of changes. The impact damage of the Chain Hook is reduced from 30 to five and the maximum ammo of the Scrap Gun is reduced by one.

You can read the complete patch notes below.

  • Health bonus reduced from 125 to 75
Chain Hook
  • Impact damage reduced from 30 to 5
  • The enemy final position distance from Roadhog after being pulled increased from 3 to 4 meters
Scrap Gun
  • Damage per pellet reduced from 6.6 to 6
  • Recovery time reduced from 0.85 to 0.8 seconds
  • Reload time reduced from 2 to 1.75 seconds
  • Maximum ammo increased from 5 to 6
  • Energy gain is no longer based on damage done by primary fire. Each primary fire hit against an enemy player now grants 5 energy
  • Primary fire damage per projectile reduced from 10 to 9
Healing Ofuda
  • Recovery time increased from 0.85 to 1 second
  • Fixed an issue with the "Winged Sandals’ weapon charm’s ‘How to Unlock’ text
  • Adjusted footstep audio mixing to make enemy footsteps more audible
  • Fixed an issue with Lucio’s Hermes skin exhibiting incorrect physics
  • Fixed an issue with Reinhardt’s Hammer appearing deformed during the Sweethardt emote
  • Fixed an issue where Sojourn’s Cyber Detective Skin would fail to load
Wrecking Ball
  • Fixed an issue with Adaptive Shield where it could be incorrectly applied before the cooldown was complete

You can check out the complete patch notes via the official site.

So, what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Overwatch 2 recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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