While the madness of E3 is in full swing right now, there have been some other non E3
Blizzards Overwatch dropped a new patch today and with it brought nerfs to two of the games heroes. It should come to no surprise that those two were Widowmaker and McCree.
The problem with McCree was his stun and alternate fire ability being able to absolutely melt tanks. With Widowmaker, she could essentially shut down entire teams by being able to do ridiculous body shot damage.
Developer Comments: McCree was performing too well against all targets, making him feel like a must-pick in many situations. By reducing the damage of his alternate fire, McCree is now significantly weaker against tanks like Roadhog and Reinhardt, but still maintains his lethality against smaller targets like Tracer and Genji.
Developer Comments: In the right hands, Widowmaker can often feel unstoppable—even when just landing body shots instead of critical heads shots. The changes to her alternate fire weaken body shot damage while leaving her headshot damage unchanged. Additionally, we felt her Ultimate ability, Infra-Sight, was coming up a little too frequently, especially considering its impact on the game.
I have put more time into this game with Widowmaker more than anyone else and I agree with this. Her damage is BS at times and can easily shut down an opposing team on payload maps. She still looks like she can shut down teams if she can hit those headshots but she really shouldn't be able to drop enemies with a single shot if they aren't headshots.