Overwatch Players Calling for a Tweak to Mercy's Halloween Skin Get Their Wish

Here's another reason to get that excellent new witch skin for Mercy.

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Overwatch's Halloween update introduced an excellent witch skin for Mercy. Sadly, it doesn't cause her to use a new voice line that's present in the new Brawl mode. Some 490-plus posts later, players petitioning for its inclusion have received a simple answer: "OK."

Since the update's release earlier this week, players have been calling for Mercy's Ultimate voice line--"Heroes never die"--to be replaced when using the skin. In its place, they want her to say what she does in the Junkenstein Brawl mode: "My servants never die."

Many of these requests came in a lengthy thread on the Overwatch forums, which game director Jeff Kaplan showed up in briefly today. "Ok," he responded. "ETA mid-Nov."

That was his entire message, which somehow makes this good news even better.

It's unclear right now if the change will be made in mid-November on all platforms; updates on consoles typically trail behind those on PC. We don't yet know what other changes are on the way, though a "dramatic" adjustment for Symmetra is in the works.

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This week's update made some balance changes in addition to introducing the limited-time Halloween event. It may also hold some secrets, but they definitely don't involve shooting those poor birds.

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