Multiplayer Online game Overwatch has been a fan favorite among video game players since it was launched in 2016. Recently Overwatch came on Nintendo Switch in 2019. That tells you about the popularity of the first-person shooter game by Blizzard Entertainment. Recent updates in Overwatch online game have left many players like you curious about the Kanezaka Map. Let’s see what more information we have about these new updates and patches in Overwatch.
All About Kanezaka
In the Deathmatch game mode, a new Free-for-all Kanezaka Map was released by Blizzard Entertainment in the Overwatch Online game. Blizzard is also hosting a Kenazaka Event Challenge in the online game from January 12 to January 25. The new map was released to promote the challenge, and players reviewing social media have certainly been loving it. Overwatch’s Quick Play, Competitive Play, and Arcade modes offer many exciting awards to be won by the players during the game.
Unleash the storm!
Play the new map and earn new rewards, including Kyōgisha Hanzo, by winning games and watching Overwatch on Twitch. Grab your bow and storm into Overwatch’s Kanezaka Challenge RIGHT NOW!
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) January 12, 2021
Jeff Kaplan, the game director of Overwatch online game, said that the game inclusion of Kanezaka Map, which bears resemblance similar to Tokyo, Japan has, “some Easter eggs and some payoff that’s going to come in Overwatch 2.” and “a lot of contextual storytelling.” Kanezaka Challenge features many exciting plots, presenting players like you with opportunities to win rewards, such as Kyōgisha Hanzo Skin, a new player icon, and seven unique sprays.
- 3 Wins: Pagoda player icon
- 6 Wins: Yōkai spray
- 9 Wins: Kyogisha Hanzo Epic skin
Here are official notification updates from the Overwatch web page about the changes that could interest you among the latest patch notes developments.
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Feature Update: Replay Viewer Custom Spectator Options
- Added Detached Timecode UI option to Replay Viewer
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- Fixed a bug that caused the flex role rewards banner not to display immediately
- Fixed a bug with the end of the round screen for Deathmatch that would exclude players who left when the match ends
- Fixed a bug that caused achievement categories in the career profile to become misaligned when setting the filter to “locked.”
- Fixed a bug that caused jump landing sounds to not playback properly
- Fixed a bug with long spray names overlapping with UI elements
- [Fixed on impacted platforms] Fixed a bug that caused an indefinite loading icon on the Social menu if your friend list is empty
- [PC-Only] Fixed a bug that caused the mouse cursor to remain focused on the game client while in windowed or windowed fullscreen mode
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- Fixed a bug with the “One Punch” highlight intro that would cause it to clip into the ground on certain maps
- Fixed a bug with the Genji Contenders skin portrait not appearing properly
- Fixed a bug with the “Unwrap” emote animation not displaying properly when rotating the camera around during its duration
For information about the Overwatch online patch updates, you can visit the official website here.
If you want a visual reference to learn more about the Overwatch Kenazaka Map and Kanezaka Challenge, here’s a video you can see for yourself;
Overwatch 2 is expected to release in February of 2021, so not much time is left for the brand new release to follow up in the hit Overwatch franchise. You can catch up with all the releases and details about Overwatch 2 as soon as they are released here on GameStanza. Until then, go ahead and break a leg in the Kanezaka Challenge in Overwatch and wander through the recent features and visuals brought by the Kanezaka Map.
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