An unusual Overwatch bug is handing Bronze Players Top 500 Rewards in recent events.
Achieving the Top 500 is an accomplishment for players in the competition of matchmaking. It takes seasons for veteran players to place in the elite list; also hanging on to the position is no easy task. But now, players are reporting an unusual bug in Overwatch, allowing players on obtaining Top 500 rewards.
Unusual Overwatch Bug is Incorrectly Giving Bronze Players Top 500 Rewards
Overwatch players are reporting about this bug on the Overwatch Reddit. The player mentions how they received Top 500 rewards without having Top 500 skill ranking. Subreddit Overwatch players speculate that it could be a glitch in the rewards system. Another user indicates that the developers accidentally switched the icons and sprays and with further examination on players icons does show it is locked in the hero gallery. Players who received the Top 500 rewards and icons are quickly attaching them before this bug gets patched.
Players are starting to discover this bug on social media and placing in any skill ranking allows players to obtain Top 500 sprays or icons.
"I have a friend who placed low bronze in this mode and when she wakes up I am going to have her check her account," Overwatch subreddit user u/AiurWasTaken commented. At the moment, users can play a few games in competitive mode and be rewarded still to see if the unusual bug activates.
At the moment, Blizzard has not address the unusual bug or will the update let players who obtain Top 500 rewards be kept.