Game director Jeff Kaplan discusses the Overwatch team’s philosophy behind PTR testing.
ESRB Rating: TEEN with Blood, Use of Tobacco, Violence.
He goes into detail about console certification processes, hero balance, and PTR testing incentives.
00:14 – Jeff discusses Blizzard’s PTR philosophy
01:49 – Why is the PTR not available to console players?
02:41 – Jeff discusses the patching process on Xbox One and PlayStation 4
04:57 – Why aren’t there incentives for players who participate on the PTR?
06:36 – Jeff talks about Sombra balance changes
08:17 – Jeff talks about Roadhog’s hook and balance changes
09:33 – Jeff talks about D.Va balance changes
11:29 – Jeff talks about Ana balance changes
12:32 – Feedback from players and statistics from the PTR helps us immensely
13:50 – Jeff thanks the Overwatch community and PTR participants
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