Mei getting disabled in Overwatch 2 continues a trend of bugged heroes

Overwatch 2 Mei

She’s out until November 15

There’s a massive Overwatch 2 Mei bug afoot, and it’s going to take some time to fix. How long? Well try November 15.

Here’s everything Blizzard has shared on the matter, via their official forums:

“We are temporarily disabling Mei to address a bug with her Ice Wall ability that allowed heroes to reach unintended locations when used with their abilities. We are working to address these issues as quickly as possible and aim to bring Mei back in our next upcoming patch which is set for November 15. Thank you for your understanding and patience.”

Mei is the third character that’s had critical issues in Overwatch 2

Sadly for players who call any number of Overwatch heroes mains: Mei is the third hero since the launch of Overwatch 2 that’s been taken out of the rotation and put on ice. Previously, Bastion and Torbjorn were removed from play, and now it’s Mei’s turn.

I’m mostly thinking about all of the brand new players who are dealing with the revised system, which requires you to unlock everyone manually like a fighting game. It would be a huge annoyance to finally pick up a character you’ve been working toward, only to see it disabled because of a bug.

Chris Carter
Reviews Director, Co-EIC - Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff!