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Triple Damage Experiment Coming to Overwatch

Plus role queue changes

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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Jeff Kaplan from the Overwatch team has outlined a new experiment coming to the game.

In a video (below), Jeff outlines what they’re planning. In essence, these experiments are focused on radical gameplay changes, which may go live today. This test is to test a change to the role queue system. They’re aiming to change the number of roles and restrictions to those roles, so one tank, three damage, and two support characters. The reason for this experiment is to see if they’ll reduce queue times for damage players.

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Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.