Blizzard has announced that it is releasing a fix for Mei’s ice wall glitch which allows players to get outside of the map and shoot inwards.
Game Director Jeff Kaplan acknowledged the issue and what the team were doing to address it.
Hi. This bug was surprisingly tricky for us to track down but we believe we have identified a fix. Our hope is to have it fixed sometime tomorrow (1/5/2017 PST) but there is always the chance that our fix could fail. We’re currently testing to verify the fix.
This bug is clearly an exploit and we consider this cheating. Do not attempt to reproduce this bug. If you see someone abusing this mechanic, please report them.
In regards to those who have used the exploit, Kaplan promised that action will be taken for those who abused the glitch.
We will be taking action against those who abused this exploit. Overwatch is a PvP experience so that means exploiting game mechanics like this comes at a cost to those you are competing against. We take aggressive action against people who abuse game mechanics, hack or cheat. This case is no different.
All being well, the update to address the glitch will be rolling out at some point today.
Overwatch is available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.