Aim Assist Coming to Overwatch 2 on Consoles and PC Confirms Blizzard
Blizzard has announced in its recent patch notes of Overwatch 2 that aim assist between console and PC players will return and that it will be enabled in all game types except competitive.
Previously, Blizzard had aim assist on Overwatch 2 disabled for console players only, and that’s only when playing against PC players in cross-matches.
The gesture has put console gamers at a serious disadvantage, and many gamers hadn’t been able to party with PC-using friends, not to mention the latter already had an advantage due to using a mouse and keyboard, giving them an obvious competitive advantage. in any first person shooter game.
The topic of crossplay with Overwatch is more complicated than the term implies, though it’s less clear cut and only subtly mentioned in Blizzard’s specific FAQ. Console players are not free to play against PC players unless they join other PC users and are pushed into the PC matchmaking pool.
Console aim assist was also turned off by default, even if you were grouped with a PC player, so having a friend on PC doesn’t work in your favor in any way. Additionally, PC gamers can still play with other PC gamers regardless of their input method, so all gaming decisions Blizzard they have not necessarily encouraged fair play on all platforms.
Overwatch 2 is available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch. You can read our review by following this link.