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Overwatch 2 Season 10 will launch on April 16, 2024, and Blizzard has revealed the patch notes for it ahead of time. Read on for the Overwatch 2 Season 10 patch notes plus everything to know about what will be in store for the new season!

Overwatch 2 Season 10 preview (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 Season 10 preview (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2 Season 10 patch notes

According to the Overwatch 2 Season 10 patch notes, Venture will enter the game and immediately be available for competitive play. This will be a major change because in the past, Overwatch 2 did not allow new heroes to join its ranked game mode right away. However, thanks to the Venture trial, the new hero will be ready at the launch of Season 10.

Patch Notes
TankDoomfistRocket PunchThe empowered punch is no longer consumed when the windup is canceled by using Seismic Slam or Power Block.
Junker QueenCarnageImpact damage increased from 90 to 105.
ReinhardtEarthshatterKnockdown duration increased from 2.75 to 3 seconds.

Shockwave range increased from 20 to 25 meters.
SigmaExperimental BarrierMovement speed increased from 16.5 to 20 meters per second.
Wrecking BallGrappling ClawHold the jump input while the Grappling Claw is attached to terrain to retract it, pulling yourself towards the anchor point. This action can be rebound in his hero settings.

Now has a one second cooldown if Wrecking Ball never reaches ramming speed before canceling the ability.
Interrupting him with Hack, Hinder, and stuns will still trigger the full cooldown.

The maximum duration timer no longer triggers unless he reaches ramming speed.
Adaptive ShieldCan now be reactivated to redistribute up to 300 overhealth to nearby allies, capping at 75 per person.

Enemy and ally detection radius increased from 10 to 13 meters.
MinefieldHealth increased from 50 to 60.
DamageSombraVirusTotal damage over time decreased from 100 to 90.
TracerRecallCooldown increased from 12 to 13 seconds.
Pulse BombBase projectile size decreased from 0.2 to 0.1 meters. The total projectile size is now 0.25 meters.
VentureDrill DashImpact damage decreased from 60 to 40.

Damage over time increased from 40 to 60.
ClobberImpact damage decreased from 40 to 30.

Damage over time increased from 30 to 40.
Tectonic ShockVertical knockback decreased by 30%.
SupportIllariSolar RiflePrimary fire recovery increased from 0.2 to 0.25 seconds.

Secondary fire heal-per-second increased from 105 to 115.
LúcioSonic AmplifierDamage per projectile decreased from 20 to 18.
SoundwaveDamage increased from 35 to 45.
LifeweaverRejuvenating DashHeal increased from 50 to 60.
Tree of LifePulse healing increased from 75 to 90.
MoiraBiotic GraspDamage per second decreased from 65 to 60.
CoalescenceSelf-heal per second increased from 50 to 55.

Venture, Mirrorwatch, Battle Pass, Clash, and more

In addition to Venture's arrival, Overwatch 2 Season 10 will feature a new limited-time game mode — Mirrorwatch! Mirrorwatch will run between April 23 and May 13, include reimagined hero abilities, and showcase an updated Watchpoint Gibraltar map.

Next, there will be new ways to earn and unlock rewards. Up to 600 Overwatch Coins, for example, will be earnable through the free Battle Pass. Meanwhile, the new Mythic Prisms currency from the paid Battle Pass will allow players to get past mythic skins.

There will be a limited-time Overwatch 2 Clash trial as well, which will run from April 16 to April 29. Clash will be a core game mode and involve five capture points. According to Blizzard, only one objective will be active at a time and matches will kick off with an active objective in the center of the map.

As for Season 10 and beyond, don't forget about the upcoming changes to Wrecking Ball's kit plus major updates arriving to competitive mode, including wide group queues and leaver penalties. There will also be changes to Overwatch 2's disruptive chat, reporting system, streamer mode, plus system for avoiding teammates.

That's all for now. Are you excited for a brand-new season of Overwatch 2? Stick around on for more news and updates!

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