29 Sep 2021 3:23 PM +00:00

Overwatch Adds New Free-For-All Map, Malevento

Overwatch just dropped update 3.18 for all platforms and as the main highlight, Blizzard's implementing a new map called Malevento, set in Italy.

As seen on the official blurb of the map, here's what you can expect from Malevento:

Our newest Free-For-All Map is Malevento, a peaceful Italian hilltop town with a cursed past! Battle along the cliff’s edge for dominance of the majestic Duomo di Malevento. Circle your opponents beneath the mournful stone eyes of Caterina Pastore, a Renaissance painter with a tragic past, or plot the downfall of your enemies in the mysterious safe house.

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Overwatch Adds New Free-For-All Map, Malevento

That's not all they've changed. Within the patch notes, that lists bug fixes for Brigette and Winston, and you can find the full notes below:

NEW MAP: MALEVENTO

  • Our newest Free-For-All Map is Malevento, a peaceful Italian hilltop town with a cursed past!
  • Battle along the cliff's edge for dominance of the majestic Duomo di Malevento. Circle your opponents beneath the mournful stone eyes of Caterina Pastore, a Renaissance painter with a tragic past, or plot the downfall of your enemies in the mysterious safe house.
  • Will you find victory in these twisting streets, or will the curse of Malevento claim you too?
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BUG FIXES

Brigitte

  • Fixed a bug that caused her hair to not animate properly when using the Kneel victory pose.

Winston

  • Fixed a bug that caused his jump landing sound effects to be heard globally when landing on metal surfaces.
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