Wrecking Ball is live. That’s right folks, Wrecking Ball joined the live servers today as Overwatch’s newest hero and tank, on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Aside from a minor adjustment to his grappling claw speed movement, he’s the same as the incarnation players were first exposed to on the PTR.
The genetically modified hamster from them moon is bound to go through a few reworks in the near future as Blizzard sorts through the incoming feedback the Overwatch community is sure to provide. For now enjoy yourselves and Wrecking Ball!
*The only mode he’s unavailable in at this time is Competitive, but that was to be expected.
Overview of Hammond’s abilities:
Automatic assault weapons.
Transform into a ball and increase maximum movement speed.
Launch a grappling claw to rapidly swing around the area. Enables high speed collisions to damage and knockback enemies.
Deploy a massive field of proximity mines.
Create temporary personal shields. Amount increases with more enemies nearby.
Slam into the ground below to damage and launch enemies upward.