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Overwatch Genji’s Ultimate Will Be Buffed in Upcoming Patch

Overwatch is one of the best titles to launch in 2016 and the multiplayer shooter is still going strong. If you are among those who still main Genji, then you might have noticed that ultimate for this character in Overwatch have been nerfed a bit.

Players have reported that they have noticed that Genji takes longer to swing his sword after using an ultimate, which means he swings less. Principal designer Geoff Goodman has acknowledged that indeed some changes have been made to Genji but these changes were not meant to make the ultimate less powerful.

According to Goodman, before the last major patch for Overwatch “the amount of sword swings you could get changed depending on your latency”.

Strangely, if you had higher latency you could swing more often. This bug was fixed, which caused some players to suddenly get less swings than they were used to.

He added that Blizzard Entertainment will increase Ganji’s swing speed regardless of the latency, however, he is not sure when the patch will drop for this.

We’re going to increase his swing speed overall so he’ll gain that 7th swing back for all players, regardless of latency. I’m not entirely sure when we can get that update into the players hands, but we’ll make sure its in the patch notes when it hits.

Overwatch is a first-person multiplayer shooter developed by Blizzard Entertainment for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.