Overwatch 2 Day One Patch

Overwatch 2 Update Patch Notes List Everything New for Season One

Overwatch 2 launched today after Blizzard Entertainment closed the Overwatch servers and transferred everything to the new game. At the same time, they updated Overwatch 2 to add new features like the 5v5 game modes, more heroes, in-game currency, cosmetic types, and the new Battle Pass for Season One, and we have all of the day one patch notes

Overwatch 2 Day One Update Patch Notes

Overwatch 2 hasn’t had the smoothest of launches with a plethora of server and login errors, as well as massive player queues. The arrival of the new game has brought along a slightly different trophy list as well as plenty of other new features. You can find a summary of all of the new features, as well as some of the bigger bug fixes and gameplay improvements in the day one patch notes below:


  • Added Sojourn, Kiriko, and Junker Queen – Check out our heroes, new and old on the heroes page
  • Added Role Passives for Tank, Damage, and Support heroes
  • 1000s of new voice lines and improved narrative reactivity across all heroes
  • With over 44,000 lines of dialog, you’ll always be hearing something new
  • Revamped combat sound design for all heroes
  • Updated skins and VFX for all heroes


  • Accessibility Features
  • Battle Pass starting with Season One
  • Updated Competitive mode
  • Cross-Progression
  • First Time User Experience
  • New 5v5 core game mode format
  • New Challenge System
  • New Cosmetic Types: Charms, Name Cards, Souvenirs, Titles, New Skin Tier – Mythic – Cyber Genji
  • New History tab in Profile including Game Reports
  • New in-game currency – Overwatch Coins
  • New Push core game mode
  • Ping System
  • Shop 2.0
  • Six New Maps – New Queen Street, Circuit Royal, Midtown, Colosseo, Esperança, Paraíso, and many existing maps received new daytime and nighttime variants
  • SMS Protect
  • Updated Endorsement System
  • If you want to check out more information on some of these features visit the news page


  • OWL Hub will not be ready at launch
  • Workshop creation and editing will not be ready at launch


  • Highlights can now be found in the History tab of your Career Profile
  • Role Queue is removed for all game modes except for Quick Play – Role Queue
  • Patch Notes moved from the Main Menu to the Pause Menu


  • Assault maps have been removed from rotation in all playlists (can be found in Custom Game)
  • General Chat has been removed
  • Looking For Group has been removed
  • Loot Boxes have been removed
  • Player Levels are retired (can view your prior level in your Profile)


  • 3D audio systems across all platforms
  • Dynamic render-scale support for PC
  • HDR added for PC, Xbox Series X, and PS5
  • Raised max frames to 600 fps