Go get it, Overwatch fans.
Symmetra — the shiny, new Symmetra with her sweet Shield Generator and Photon Barrier — is now live and playable in the Overwatch Public Test Region (PTR). She was revealed in an update from game director Jeff Kaplan earlier on Tuesday.
The PTR is a live play environment accessible to anyone that owns Overwatch on PC. Progress made in the PTR doesn’t count or carry over, but it gives fans a chance to try work-in-progress updates and Blizzard a chance to base balance tweaks on live feedback.
To get yourself into the PTR, open the Battle.net client and open the “Region / Account” pulldown menu located just above the “Play” button. Choose the PTR from that menu, wait for any updates to download and you’ll be good to go. Read more…