Cathy Lee commented on Audio bugs
Hey there Schram!
Are you on WiFi when you encounter this issue? Can you try plugging in a LAN cable and let us know if this issue improves?
Hey there forensic!
Are you on WiFi when you encounter this issue? Can you try plugging in a LAN cable and let us know if this issue improves?

It's possible I'm mistaken and there are APIs for conversion devices now. I'll check with our console engineers and get more information. Thanks!

This is correct but misleading. Overwatch will not allow you to play using a mouse and keyboard directly attached to the Xbox One. However, as others have noted, the problem is with input conversion devices. We’re still focused on this issue.


As noted by others free trial players are unable to play competitive. Sorry that you’re hitting some rough games this weekend.


Hey, everyone.

Season 8 of Competitive Play is coming to an end soon, so we wanted to lay out a few key dates and important pieces of information regarding the upcoming season roll.


Season 8 will officially end on Sunday, February 25 at 4:00 p.m. PT (Monday, February 26 at 00:00 UTC). Season 9 is currently scheduled to launch three days later on Wednesday, February 28 at 4:00 p.m. PT (Thursday, March 1 at 00:00 UTC).

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If you completed your placement matches during Season 8, you will be eligible to receive a special spray and player icon. These will be unlocked automatically when you log into your account the first time after the season ends. If you are placed within the Top 500 players on your platform (and in your region) at the end of the season, you'll receive an extra player icon and animated spray on top of the other seasonal rewards.

Aside from sprays and icons, you'll also receive a number of Competitive Points based on the maximum skill rating you achieved during the season.

Hereís the Skill Rating (SR) to Competitive Point (CP) breakdown for Season 8:

SR 1-1499 (Bronze): 65 CP
SR 1500-1999 (Silver): 125 CP
SR 2000-2499 (Gold): 250 CP
SR 2500-2999 (Platinum): 500 CP
SR 3000-3499 (Diamond): 750 CP
SR 3500-3999 (Master): 1200 CP
SR 4000-5000 (Grandmaster): 1750 CP


Thank you for joining us for Season 8 of Competitive Play! Whether you placed in the Top 500 or just completed your placement matches, weíre glad youíre a part of our community and hope to see you in Season 9.

Until then, be sure to keep your eyes on, as well as our Twitter and Facebook pages for all the latest game news!
The majority of our development team don't post, but they do read the forums a lot. We tend to look for discussion around the areas of the game that we work on, or on topics that interest us as players.

For the few of us who do post we tend to drop in on topics that we have knowledge of and are important to players. Sometimes we may post in a more casual or offtopic thread just to say hi.

All of us are very passionate about Overwatch and feel a part of the community. Playing the game is the biggest connection but the forums are very important as well.


Glad you’re having a good time!

This was a totally fine post! Happy to see you here on Reddit. :)

I read /new quite a bit. I do love the first page, there's great stuff there, but /new often has questions from newer players that don't get a lot of attention or reports of problems that may not get enough traction to hit front page.


There are some bugs with distance display in some cases. These are mostly the result of precision loss, we’re working to remove unnecessary conversions which would ultimately fix this. It’s a longer project though due to the many systems involved.


Nice play!

I remember early on in development when new folks from across Blizzard would see Tracer. Her Recall ability looks so cool, most would say something like “that’s such an awesome ultimate”. They’d sit down to play and realize, whoa, that’s not her ult. She’s amazing!


Hey there, the icons are really just for new players. It’s meant to be a quick but of info to give context to what would otherwise just be a big list. For more insight I think Jeff talked about it in this video with Wired .


Voice chat doesn’t require those ports to be open inbound from any. The client connects outbound, firewall needs to be setup correctly for established and related connections.

Hey everyone, this was a server to server communication problem over our internal network. We worked with our networking team and the tournament admins and we've resolved the problem. Players are getting on to OCE servers now.

I'm very sorry for the disruption and delays. The players were very patient in Discord while I worked through the problem and I appreciate that a lot.

Cheers, thanks for pinging me here for this one.

Thanks for the heads up, I'll reach out for more information.

If this was a message via text chat on PlayStation that would’ve been through PlayStation Network. Please report that user using the report available in the PSN chat system. Blizzard CS won’t be able to see those messages or take any action, but Sony can.

Hello everyone,

Last month, we announced that the Overwatch forums would be transitioned over a to brand-new platform, which will allow us to implement several new features like real-time notifications, a new flagging feature, trust levels, and more. Today, we’re pleased to share that the new forums will go live on February 20.

Many of these features will be available when you log in for the first time next week, while others will be earned as your trust levels increase. Players who contribute, rather than trolling or spamming, will be granted additional features and permissions. This may include the ability to share link previews, images, gifs, embedded video posting, and even create wiki posts. Maintaining an increased trust level requires that players remain active and respectful.

Also, it’s important to keep in mind that older posts and threads will not be migrated over to the new forums. However, these will still be readable for a short period of time after the transition. If you have favorite conversations, please be sure to save them if you wish to revisit those old memories.

Thank you for your passion and commitment to the Overwatch community and for your patience as we find new ways to build a positive, welcoming experience for all of our players. Keep an eye on the forums for more information about the rollout, and stay dialed in on, and our Twitter and Facebook profiles for more news and information!

What city do you live in? We’ll check it out.

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