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Overwatch will be balanced separately on PC and console

Overwatch will be balanced differently on PC and console to accommodate the differences between the platforms, director says
By: Sean Ridgeley | Gaming News | Posted: Mar 28, 2016 6:11 pm

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has made it known that console and PC players alike have nothing to worry about when it comes to one platform affecting the other in terms of balancing.

 

 

"We plan on balancing the game separately for consoles than we do for PC," he stated an an interview with YouTuber Th3Jez. "We don't want to do anything that would harm consoles because of PC tuning, and we don't want to do anything that would harm PCs because of console tuning."

 

Doesn't get much more definitive than that.

 

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Blizzard has a long, storied history of creating both excellent, fine-tuned experiences for both console and PC so it's less of a worry than it would be with other developers, but the encouragement is nice regardless.

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