Are you stuck in bronze 5 in Overwatch 2 despite winning multiple ranked games?
Are you unable to climb out of bronze 5 even though you’re always the main carry of the team?
Overwatch 2 was released on October 4, 2022.
Since its release, the game has had multiple known issues.
Some of the known issues are server disconnection, cosmetics, items, currency not showing up, and others.
In this guide, you’ll learn why you’re stuck in bronze 5 in Overwatch 2 and how to fix the placement/ranking bug.
Why am I stuck in bronze 5 in Overwatch 2?
You are stuck in bronze 5 in Overwatch 2 because of a ranking and placement bug.
Apparently, the developers of the game are yet to respond to the bug, so there’s no ETA for a fix.
“No news, no reply from devs on any of the posts that I’m setting, and no acknowledgment from Blizzard. There are tons of posts flooding Reddit with people having the same problem”.
A ton of players are complaining about it on forums and social media platforms.
“I got placed in bronze 5, won 7 matches, got placed in bronze 5, won 7 more matches, and got placed in bronze 5 again. I have been playing with my friend and he has been ranking up in the same games. He went from bronze 2 to silver 5 to silver 3”.
“The same thing happened to me. I’m unable to climb out of bronze 5. I was previously a masters player and we did so well in the placement games and I get bronze 5?”.
“There are so many players who are stuck at Bronze 5, it’s a bug for sure. Right now, bronze 5 is filled with Platinum, Diamond, and even Master-level players”.
How to fix bronze 5 placement bug in Overwatch 2
To fix the bronze 5 placement bug in Overwatch 2, you need to contact Blizzard support for help.
Otherwise, you need to wait until Blizzard fixes the ranking/placement bug on their end.
You can create a web ticket here: https://us.battle.net/support/en/help/product/overwatch.
Currently, Blizzard has not acknowledged the bug, so there’s no ETA for a fix.
That said, there are a ton of reports regarding the bronze 5 bug on the Blizzard forum.
Hence, it’s safe to assume that Blizzard will eventually investigate the issue and fix it.
The ranking system in Overwatch 2 is clearly broken right now and it needs a fix.
For now, you can avoid playing competitive mode because you won’t rank up.