The new bumper setup makes Blizzard go back and look at the damage numbers of some heroes.
Jeff Goodman, the hero designer at Blizzard, discussed the possible changes on the way for the heroes with these beam weapons because of how they interact with the new bumper.
Zarya, Simetra, Winston, and Moira have weapons that fit into this category, which Goodman calls "channeled effects." another source of damage, "Goodman said. "But the amount of damage packs is based entirely on how quickly they stand out, although the weapon setup is done through a total DPS calculation."
He will specifically mention Winston, a hero of low disability. packets, but a "quick tick" as a hero who can not make as much damage to the bumper as intended. use this way. However, at the moment it means that it does much less damage to the bumper, "Goodman says.
Simeter is another hero with a "canal effect". lovers, but say Zarya, Winston, Moira and Symmetra will need extra glances in the current meta – and new technologies will help them balance in the future.
to divide the bumper reduction amounts for these effects from their update speed. It does not mean that we will just go through all the weapons and fix it, but we will go through them and make sure we are happy with how much damage they are doing for the armored targets. 19659003] The new technology should allow Blizzard to more effectively balance the characters with channel effects with Overwatch's traditional hit and scatter symbols.