What is Overwatch 2 Bronze 5 Placement Bug Unable to Rank Up

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In the Overwatch 2 game, there is a bug that is preventing players from ranking up from bronze to gold. This problem has caused some players to get stuck in the Bronze 5 tier, making it impossible to Rank Up. The bug is affecting competitive play, and is affecting the SR system. As of right now, Blizzard is working on a fix. Blizzard has also confirmed that it has fixed majority of LC-208 errors with the latest status update.

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In addition to being unable to rank up, players are not able to group with other players of the same skill level. This is a bug that has affected players of the Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum tiers. The bug prevents players from joining a placement match with players with skill ratings more than 1000 points lower than their own.

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In order to rank up in Overwatch 2, players must complete multiple matches. Players must win at least seven times and lose at least 20 times. The system also works the same as the original game’s competitive mode, but players will only get their ranking when they’ve completed a match seven times. This means that players can’t start at the top of a Skill Tier until they’ve won at least 7 times.

anyone else stuck in bronze 5??
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Bronze rank is the lowest rank in the game. It’s for players with Skill Ratings of 1 to 1,499 and serves as a training ground for new players to learn how to play the game. It’s important to take advantage of the different heroes in the game such as D.Va and Kiriko If you’re a beginner, try playing the Reaper. It’s a simple character with low skill ceiling but high damage output when used in close range.

What’s the Fix for Overwatch 2 Bronze 5 Placement Bug?

Unfortunately, as of now, there is no fix available for this bug, even there is no details available about what is causing this issue and why players are not getting level up even after sufficient kills and match wins. We are trying hard to get a workaround to this issue and will update this post once we get any solid solution to this issue.

What we should do now?

We think you shouldn’t do or try anything for the ongoing issue, until there is an official details or fix comes in. Its most likely an in game bug that we think Blizzard should fix ASAP. We will advice you to don’t mess with your games or don’t do anything stupid to fix Bronze 5 Placement bug. This might create more issues in the game, so its better to wait for the official workaround.

For all current known issues you can check out the official forum posts here.