PTR patch notes
are now online, outlining changes being tested for
in a patch that will probably go live for the teamplay shooter in
a week or two. There are some major changes involved, including the addition of
21:9 resolution support, a no duplicate hero rule for competitive play, and
more. This patch will also introduce the expected support/sniper, who is named
Ana. This page
details on her kit, and here's the overview:
After being out of the fight
for several years, one of Overwatch's founding members is returning. Introducing
Ana—a battle-scarred veteran who supports her teammates from a distance using a
unique and highly specialized collection of weapons.
Ana’s primary weapon is her Biotic Rifle, which fires long-range darts that can
restore the health of her allies or deal ongoing damage to her enemies.
Meanwhile, her Biotic Grenade is perfect for a close-quarters clash,
simultaneously healing teammates and injuring foes caught in its small area of
effect. (Affected allies will also receive a temporary increase to all incoming
healing, while affected enemies can’t be healed for a few moments.) And if the
battle starts to get out of hand, Ana's sidearm can fire a Sleep Dart, knocking
her adversaries unconscious.
Plus, Ana's ultimate ability, Nano Boost, empowers one of her teammates,
granting faster movement, increased damage, and resistance to enemy