How Overwatch is Balanced: Group Up! with OW Devs (Geoff Goodman, Josh Noh) & mL7 | Ep. 34

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Overwatch Devs Geoff Goodman & Josh Noh talk about how Overwatch is balanced Timestamps: 0:00 INTRODUCTIONS 5:28 WHO IS MORE ANNOYING TO PLAY AGAINST: DPS DOOMFIST OR TANK DOOMFIST? 6:34 OW 2 BETA 2 DOOMFIST CHANGE? 7:28 HOW DO YOU BALANCE BETWEEN THE ROLES? 8:15 WHO HAS THE HIGHEST CARRY POTENTIAL OUT OF ALL 3 ROLES? 9:36 WHAT'S A BALANCED OVERWATCH GAME? 13:25 HOW DOES RANKS INFLUENCE THE VIABILITY OF HEROES? 16:43 WHAT'S THE BEST WAY FOR THE COMMUNITY TO GIVE FEEDBACK? 20:55 MERCY SUPER JUMP VS GENJI LEDGE DASH 25:38 WHAT WAS YOUR GENERAL APPROACH TO BETA CHANGES? 26:05 POSSIBLE NEW MERCY SUPERJUMP DESIGN 27:50 DOES THE UPDATED SUPERJUMP MAKE MERCY EASIER? 30:42 WHAT'S YOUR APPROACH TO GAME BUGS BECOMING ABILITIES? 32:51 IS HERO OVERLAP SOMETHING DESIRED OR NOT? 38:36 MOIRA REDESIGNS IDEAS TESTED 43:41 HOW DOES MAGAZINE SIZE & RELOAD SPEED AFFECT HERO BALANCE? 45:15 WHY THEY INCREASED ANA'S MAGAZINE SIZE FROM 12 TO 15 45:14 ANA NERFS? 46:46 GEOFF GOODMAN TELLS ML7 TO GET GOOD 47:00 DOES A HERO'S PICKRATE INFLUENCE BALANCE? 49:55 WHY BASTION GOT A REWORK 50:36 HOW MUCH OF A PRIORITY IS ADDING/REMOVING HP FOR BALANCE? 52:18 WILL YOU BRING BACK SOME CC TO THE GAME? 53:26 JUNKRAT GETS HIS TRAP'S CC BACK IN OW2 BETA 2 54:11 CASSIDY'S CC DISCUSSION 56:30 WILL NEW HEROES HAVE SOME FORM OF CC? 57:05 WHAT'S THE ROLE ON SUPPORTS IN OVERWATCH 2? 59:54 WILL WE SEE BALANCE CHANGES TO OVERWATCH 1? 1:02:45 WHAT'S THE BIGGEST CHANGE THAT 5V5 BROUGHT TO THE BALANCE PHILOSOPHY? 1:07:02 FINAL THOUGHTS

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