Overwatch Season eight of Aggressive Play ended final week on PS4, Xbox One and PC however fortunately, the offseason has lasted only a few days as Blizzard put together to begin the aggressive Season 9 later immediately.
Formally the Overwatch Aggressive season 9 kicks off on Thursday, March 1 at midnight UK time.
As with each new season, Blizzard makes quite a lot of small however vital adjustments to the sport and Season 9 might be no totally different.
For the upcoming new season although, it seems to be as if Overwatch characters will stay kind of the identical, nonetheless, following the discharge of the newest patch notes final night time, Blizzard has outlined some fairly vital adjustments to a handful of characters, particularly Sombra.
Just under the gallery you will discover the total clarification for these adjustments and a hyperlink to the official Patch Notes which embody additional adjustments to maps and general bug fixes.
However the gist, for anybody wanting the brief model, is that there needs to be much less of a niche between teammate SR in Overwatch matches transferring ahead.
“The goal of these changes for Sombra is to remove the necessity for her teammates to take damage and heal themselves with her hacked health packs to try to get her ultimate charged up quickly,” Blizzard developer notes reveal.
“Her final will now come up much less usually, however there are extra talents which can be disabled by Hack so it’s simpler when used.
“Beforehand, Opportunist would solely activate when an enemy’s well being bar dipped beneath 50% however now the passive will reveal all broken enemies which ought to assist Sombra establish targets in her line of sight to choose off.
“Overall these changes should make her more effective and less reliant on her ultimate.”
There’s additionally adjustments for Doomfist, Mei and Mercy, all of which you could find throughout the patch notes, obtainable right here.
Along with the above it is price remembering that when you accomplished your placement matches throughout Season eight, you can be eligible to obtain a particular spray and participant icon.
These might be unlocked mechanically if you log into your account the primary time because the finish of season 7.
When you positioned throughout the Prime 500 gamers in your platform (and in your area) on the finish of the season, you’ll additionally obtain an additional participant icon and animated spray on high of the opposite seasonal rewards.
Right here’s the Talent Ranking (SR) to Aggressive Level (CP) breakdown for Season eight:
SR 1-1499 (Bronze): 65 CP
SR 1500-1999 (Silver): 125 CP
SR 2000-2499 (Gold): 250 CP
SR 2500-2999 (Platinum): 500 CP
SR 3000-3499 (Diamond): 750 CP
SR 3500-3999 (Grasp): 1200 CP
SR 4000-5000 (Grandmaster): 1750 CP