Overwatch day one update on PS4 is 9.6GB, adds new maps & features

Servers for Blizzard’s brand new title Overwatch went live earlier today along with a day one update that adds a slew of new content to the multiplayer first-person shooter. The mandatory patch weighs in at 9.6GB for PS4 users, and is now available for download on the platform. Based on reports, the update for Xbox One users is of the same size.


Patch notes for both the PS4 and Xbox One versions can be seen below.

  • New Escort Map: Route 66
  • New Control Map: Ilios
  • New Play Mode: Custom Game
  • New Play Mode: Competitive Play
  • New Play Mode: Weekly Brawl!
  • New Feature: Highlights
  • Updated new player experience

Servers for the game went live at around 4pm PT/7pm ET, and preloads for the digital version were available on all three platforms. Additionally, PC users who participated in the beta were given the option of updating the beta client to the final build.


Based on the game’s news feed, the next major content update is slated to arrive next month. Among other things, it will feature the much anticipated competitive mode.

Stay tuned for further updates on Blizzard’s multiplayer first-person shooter. In the meantime, share your thoughts on the game in the comments below.

Muhammad Ali Bari

Reviews Editor at GearNuke

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