Overwatch 2 Patch Notes 21 February 2023

Overwatch 2 Patch Notes 21 February 2023
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Ben Williams


22nd Feb 2023 10:13

Even outside of large seasonal updates, Overwatch 2 receives regular updates to tweak technical and general gameplay issues. From general fixes to Hero tweaks, let's get into everything there is to know about these Overwatch 2 patch notes from 21 February 2023.

Overwatch 2 Patch Notes (February 2023)

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As listed on the official Overwatch Blizzard news page, the Overwatch 2 patch notes - also known as the Retail Patch Notes are as follows:



  • Modified the way Streamer Protect obfuscates Battle Tags
  • Fixed a bug that caused Loverwatch player titles to not display
  • Fixed an issue in the career profile where it displayed blank rankings for Competitive Role Queue
  • Fixed an issue where if you owned all items in the Hero Pack, the price would display as 0.00
  • Fixed an issue with the Season 3 banner not displaying when a player first logs into the game this season
  • Challenges with multiple sub-criteria should now track correctly (For example - All-Star, Role Mastery, etc.)
  • Mastery of Love and Blushing Pink event challenges now correctly display the 5000 XP reward gained from completing the challenges. (Note: If you completed these challenges before this update, you already received your XP. This was a visual issue only.)
  • Fixed a visual issue during Competitive Updates for players in Top 500
  • Fixed a bug where mouse sensitivity values with a decimal would be rounded to a whole number
  • Fixed a bug where players would end up with a negative balance after making a purchase
  • Legacy Credits in the Battle Pass are now silver instead of gold



  • Echo will no longer revert to their original form when duplicating Junkrat during Rip-Tire


  • Fixed in a previous update - Fixed the cast time for Symmetra's Photon Barrier being too long
  • Fixed in a previous update - Fixed an issue where Symmetra would lose the ability to cast new Sentry Turrets if they were destroyed by the environment

Although most of the notes in this Overwatch 2 update mainly focus on general bug fixes, players will mostly notice the changes made to Symmetra. With the fixes to both here Photon Barrier and Sentry Turrets, Symmetra will definitely be more of a stable and viable choice for matches, especially with the tweak on the latter.

That's all you need to know on the latest updates given in the Overwatch 2 patch notes. For even more of the latest tips on the game, find out how to get credits in Overwatch 2. Alternatively, here is how to convert your CS:GO sensitivity to Overwatch 2.

For even more Overwatch 2 guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon.

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Ben Williams
Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.
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