Upcoming Overwatch Patch Will Include Server Browser And Custom Game Features

by Javy Gwaltney on Feb 07, 2017 at 11:25 AM

In today's Developer Update, Game Director Jeff Kaplan talked about changes coming to Blizzard's first-person shooter. Among the changes and additions listed are the following:

  •  Capture The Flag will be added to Overwatch permanently as a custom game mode.
  • Players gain experience in custom game modes.
  • Nine additional maps have been converted to Capture The Rooster (Overwatch's Capture The Flag).
  • A number of mutators and features will be available for players to toggle on and off in custom game modes, such as flag pickup times and Widowmaker's hook refresh times.
  • A server browser that will allow players to select servers to play on in their region.

You can watch the full Developer Update here:

The patch hits The Public Testing Realm soon. You can check out our review of Overwatch, which garnered a rare score of 10, here.


Our Take
More customization options are always a good thing in my book.