Overwatch is At Last Including Game Replays

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Written by Faiza Iftikhar

Overwatch is finally including one of its most-requested highlights: a replay system that will give players watch recordings of their previous games. The new feature, which is presently in testing on the Overwatch PTR, will give players view their 10 latest matches in their completely from any perspective. Like comparative replay systems from different games, you can accelerate or slow down the action, and control the camera so you have a first-person, third-person, or bird’s-eye view of the action.

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The replay framework will likewise let you use a map overlay like the one used amid Overwatch League matches. You can additionally place (and bookmark) static cameras if you need to watch a similar spot across multiple games. Regardless of whether you want to study your previous games to improve your play, or simply get a sweet edge on that perfectly-placed Pulse Bomb feature, these replay devices are a welcome expansion to Overwatch.

Overwatch’s May 23 PTR update will long last give players the chance to rewatch their games using the new in-game replay highlight. The Replay Client was first presented during the Overwatch World Cup in 2018 yet after people were simply getting it’s hung, Blizzard removes it. Since then, players have been wondering when, or if, the new system will return, so most recent PTR update should come as a wonderful surprise.

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The “new” replay highlight enables players to watch their past matches from any perspective: first-person, third-person, bird’s-eye view and everything in the middle. Players can likewise slow down or speed up the game speed of the replay, so now you can at long last share that perfect slo-mo shot of that epic POTG on r/Overwatch and rake in those sweet, sweet upvotes.

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The game’s UI is able to be flipped on or off by players using the new framework as well and replays can be available in the Player Profile underneath the ‘Replays’ tab. As of now, the feature is simply on the PTR, which implies it’s just accessible to PC players at the moment, yet it will be accessible for consoles as well once it leaves the PTR.


New Feature: Replays

Experience your previous Overwatch games from a totally new viewpoint with Replays.  Replays enable you to watch your 10 latest matches from any vantage point.  Whether you want a first-person, third-person, or bird’s-eye view, you can see it all with this device.  Hone your procedures by slowing down or speeding up the game to see precisely how a critical moment played out, get an improvement perspective of the action from above, or even turn off the UI totally.



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