Bastion has been temporarily removed from all game modes, while Torbjörn is unavailable in competitive mode but still playable in Quick Play mode. Both heroes have bugs that are heavily impacting gameplay, Blizzard said.
"Bastion and Torbjörn will be taking a quick trip to the workshop while we iron out a few bugs in their ability kits," Blizzard said in a tweet Monday.
The much-anticipated hero shooter sequel was released Oct. 4 butbecause of two separate distributed denial-of-service attacks leveled at the game's servers. The DDoS attacks resulted in players waiting in long queues to get into the game, just to get kicked out again, and hours of server downtime the following day as Blizzard worked to resolve the issue.