Wrecking Ball disabled from Overwatch 2 beta due to game-breaking bug
Wrecking Ball players can cause an entire Overwatch 2 foyer to disconnect if they jump and utilize the grappling hook at the aforementioned fourth dimension.
Published on May tertiary, 2022
Blizzard Entertainment is ironing out problems with the ongoing Overwatch 2 PvP airtight beta and has decided to disable Wrecking Brawl later players discovered a game-breaking issues with the character.
The decision was made on third May and announced via social media. “Wrecking Ball’s powers are a fleck too strong on the Beta server. Nosotros’re disabling him immediately while nosotros piece of work to address a bug that allowed him to cause other players to crash,” the PlayOverwatch Twitter account shared.
As information technology turns out, a small oversight with the game’s code makes it and so Wrecking Ball tin literally shut the lobby downwards for every single thespian in it, except the person playing the character.
Why was Wrecking Ball disabled from the Overwatch 2 beta?
As we’ve mentioned, Wrecking Ball can cause a whole lobby to disconnect from a match. What makes the issue even more than egregious is that the player doesn’t even have to do a particularly difficult input to do so.
In fact, it can be done accidentally without pregnant to cause harm. You but only need to bound and activate Wrecking Brawl’due south grappling claw on whatsoever surface to cause massive disconnects to occur.
Some Overwatch pro and content creators have run into this issue with hilarious results. Take a look at onetime Overwatch League chief tank Matther “Super” DeLisi accidentally pulling this glitch live on stream down below.
Afterward trying to jump and grapple before the lucifer kicked off, Super made the whole lobby disconnect. “I but sniped the whole server! No more, no more than,” he said every bit he switched off Wrecking Ball into Doomfist. “How could I accept known?”
When will Wrecking Brawl exist dorsum in the Overwatch 2 beta?
Blizzard has yet to reveal when will Wrecking Ball exist back into the Overwatch 2 closed beta, if at all. The offset phase will close on 17th May, so they’ll demand to work swiftly for the grapheme to come dorsum in the coming days.
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So far, other than modest glitches and issues, this Wrecking Ball problems is by far the nearly annoying players have had to deal with this past week. Players are able to submit problems they discover via Overwatch’s social channels and Blizzard forums.
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