OW2 update 3.46 is now available on PS4, PC, and Xbox One. According to the official OW2 patch notes, the latest update adds new map, new changes and various stability fixes. Apart from this, Overwatch 2 patch 3.46 also adjusted footstep audio mixing to make enemy footsteps more audible.

Previously, a big update added the Holloween event, hero changes, and much more. Unfortunately, since the last patch, players are facing several issues while playing the game online. Today’s OW2 version 3.46 will fix a few of these issues.

Read more details below.

OW2 Patch 3.46 Update Notes – February 7, 2023



Ping System

  • Unified the range for most targeted ally pings to 35 meters
  • Fixed D.Va hearing the “Behind You” VO in unintended circumstances when enemies are pinged
  • Addressed an issue where pings could be fired by the Communication Wheel if the Ping Wheel had been canceled (by not moving the mouse or with a manual cancel)
  • Fixed free camera spectators hearing “Need Healing/Need Help” sound effects (not voice-over) if the hero requesting healing was injured and within 30 meters of the spectator’s free cam
  • Fixed Mercy’s Soul Pings not displaying her Resurrect cooldown time remaining in some circumstances
  • Made all pings available to be placed in the Communication Wheel
  • Fixed the issue where OW1 players with pings in the Communication Wheel couldn’t change their options in the Communications menu
  • Fixed self-pings being able to fire Hero-specific pings (Example: Group Up could cause Mercy to say she’d like to Resurrect a teammate)

Other Fixes

  • Addressed a bug where some players were unable to receive or send invites
  • Addressed a bug with Junkerqueen’s Mythic skin ‘Zeus’ not having glowing hair on console
  • Resolved a bug where all maps were toggled off by default when starting a new Custom Game
  • Addressed an issue where sometimes Health Packs were displaying the cooldown circle while the health pack was available
  • Addressed an issue where the Social Screen would not display friends correctly on some consoles
  • Improved the performance when viewing the friend’s section of the Competitive leaderboard
  • Addressed a bug with Cyber Genji displaying broken animations when using emotes or souvenirs
  • Healing VFX on players being healed should no longer clip through the environment
  • Resolved an issue with the level of bloom on several maps


Blizzard World

  • Fixed lighting in several areas around the map


  • Meka Base: Fixed areas near forklifts that players could become stuck on


  • Fixed lighting in some areas of the map


  • OW2 update 3.46 fixed some areas that should have been slippery for players but were not
  • Fixed some areas where players could become stuck
  • Added a missing flag to the loading screen of Esperança


  • City Center: Fixed several reflection issues
  • Gardens: Fixed multiple lighting issues


  • Fixed ambient lighting across the map

Shambali Monastery

  • OW2 update 3.46 fixed areas of the map that should have been slippery but were not
  • Fixed areas of the map that allowed players to leave the playable space
  • Fixed areas players could become stuck
  • General bug fixes across the map



  • OW2 patch 3.46 fixed a bug with Ana’s OWL skins missing their eyepatch


  • Addressed a bug where Doomfist would spawn with an empowered punch if killed by the environment while blocking
  • Addressed an issue where Environmental eliminations from Rocket Punch were not credited if the target slammed into a wall before dying
  • Addressed an issue where Seismic Slam would sometimes fail to break breakables
  • Resolved an issue with Seismic Slam not animating correctly when used to cancel Rocket Punch
  • Fixed an instance where Doomfist could use Primary Fire during the Meteor Strike outro animation


  • Addressed an issue to make Genji’s attack animations smoother


  • (Fixed in a previous update) Addressed a bug where Carnage could activate the cooldown reduction on non-player objects


  • Addressed a bug with Steel Trap sometimes failing to place


  • Addressed a bug where using Swift Step would sometimes cause Kiriko to fall through the map
  • Addressed a bug where Swift Step was missing effects when arriving at the target
  • Hero Melee animations should animate more consistently when under the effect of Kitsune Rush


  • Addressed an issue where Mercy’s heal target would heal to full if the Mercy player disconnects from the game if they were actively healing


  • Addressed a bug where Coalescence was not benefiting from Kitsune Rush


  • Addressed an issue with Ravenous Vortex not spawning if it gets stuck between the Push bot and the barrier it pushes
  • Addressed an issue where damage from some abilities was not counting toward the ‘Incomparable Pain’ achievement
  • Addressed a bug with the Heroic Highlight Intro being blurry in the Hero Gallery


  • Addressed a bug where Sigma’s Hyperspheres were sometimes missing


  • Addressed an issue with Sombra’s Passive tooltip displaying the incorrect value


  • Symmetra can no longer fire her Photon Projector while casting Photon Barrier

Download free OW2 update 3.44 for PS4 and Xbox One.

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