Current: 195.0.18

Changes and New Features

  • Significant improvements to the Overwolf Updater will now provide a more reliable and trouble-free updating process.
  • Improved analytics for memory usage to assist us in fixing and improving it.
  • Uploading a video larger than 100MB to YouTube through recording apps will now be more resource-efficient (currently not working due to an issue).

Previous


194.0.16

Changes and New Features

  • Reduced Overwolf's memory (RAM) usage.

Fixed Bugs

  • Removed Overwolf CEF logs, that would sometimes cause spamming.
  • Fixed an issue caused in setups where monitors are positioned above one another.


191.0.20

Changes and New Features

  • A lot of new APIs for app creators, with more to come.
  • Updated our game hooking method.

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed an issue that occurred in apps that were trying to access their media folder if their display name was changed.
  • Audio will no longer get unsynced when trying to create a composition of 3 video clips or more.


190.0.13

Changes and New Features

  • Hovering over an app icon in the 'Overlay & Hotkeys' and 'Capture' settings tabs now shows a tooltip of the app's name.
  • App creators can now add links in their replies to reviews.

Fixed Bugs

  • A small CSS fix in the installer for apps with long names.
  • Fixed a bug where the Task Bar icon would show an App’s shortcut icon instead of the App’s window icon.
  • Fixed the 'Settings' and 'Skins' windows that wouldn't open in the TeamSpeak 3 overlay app.
  • Fixed some graphical artifacts in a certain Minecraft version and in some modpacks.
  • Fixed an issue that occurred when running PUBG on Windows 11 using DirectX 12.


188.0.22

Changes and New Features

  • Improvements to our crash system data. This will allow our development team to swiftly identify and solve errors.

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed overlay issue in Among Us (Epic Games Store version).
  • Fixed crashes and graphics issues in OSU!.
  • Fixed a bug that caused app windows to become invisible after resize.
  • Fixed an offset issue that was caused when using multiple monitors with different DPIs.
  • Fixed a minor memory leak with OpenGL.
  • Fixed a minor issue with the opening of Game Capture's video player.
  • Hotfix for an excessive log creation in Minecraft versions 1.17 - 1.18.1.


187.1.13

Changes and New Features

  • Installer
    • Improvements to the auto-retries feature in cases of installation issues.
    • Windows Insider detection - Up until now, the detection only occurred after Overwolf got installed. From now on, the installer will notify if Windows Insider is detect before continuing the installation.
  • You can now see your Overwolf username in the settings under the 'Personal Info' tab.
  • Clicking a link in the Appstore will now open the URL in your default browser.

Fixed Bugs

  • The Appstore no longer freezes when opening it for the first time indirectly (for example, through an app's subscription link).
  • Fixed cases where Overwolf would freeze when turning on Replays with a webcam and closing a game.
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to resize a game's window if Overwolf was running as Admin.


185.0.12

Changes and New Features

  • Standalone plugin for our recording engine - this will allow us to release new versions more quickly.

Fixed Bugs

  • Improvements for the Overwolf Updater.
  • Fixed a bug where the overlay prevented focus in games on Windows 11.


184.0.35

Changes and New Features

  • Improved notification for cases where a game (like EVE: Online) conflicts with Overwolf's default overlay hotkey (Ctrl+Tab).
  • Correct keys are now sent when typing in German in Overwolf and in apps.

Fixed Bugs

  • Non-transparent app windows no longer get enlarged when being dragged.
  • Improvements to the overlay to prevent crashes.
  • Fixed an issue where overlay clicks went through in Rainbow Six: Siege.
  • Fixed language switching on keyboard when using Overwolf apps in-game.


181.0.11

Changes and New Features

  • Overwolf's capture engine can now record 120 FPS videos. Enable this option from Overwolf's capture settings.
  • Low disk space indication is now available for use by app creators.
  • Performance has been improved in cases where fullscreen optimizations are disabled.
  • A new installer version with implemented fallback in case anything is blocking the installation.

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed video capturing of Final Fantasy XIV.
  • Overlay will no longer be displayed inside windows smaller than 300x300 pixels (such as the Call of Duty: Warzone “Safe Mode” prompt window).
  • Game Capture no longer hangs when it fails to record.

Known Issues

  • In some cases, setting the capturing to 120 FPS will result in choppy videos. If this happens, please contact us.


180.0.6

Changes and New Features

  • Selecting to not start Overwolf on Windows startup (in Overwolf's settings) will now prompt a short explanation on how apps will be affected.
  • New version of the Overwolf capture engine.
  • Stabilization improvements to the Overwolf Appstore.

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed a memory leaked that happened when uploading large (200MB+) videos to YouTube.
  • Fixed an issue that turned E-mail notifications back on when restarting Overwolf.
  • Fixed the slider buttons in the settings that were placed off-center.
  • Fixed the 'Sort By' dropdown menu in the Appstore that was incorrectly positioned.
  • Fixed an issue that caused apps to freeze on Intel Iris Xe GPUs (updating your Xe drivers may be required).
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Appstore to go blank when clicking the middle mouse button.
  • Fixed the zoom in/out (that stopped working) in the Overwolf Browser app.

Known Issues

  • Browser zoom in/out will cause the page to scroll up and down respectively.


178.0.16

Changes and New Features

  • Overwolf Updater - If the automatic updater fails to run, a system UAC (User Account Control) window will show up to ask for permission to start the updater manually.
  • Error messages displayed during installation are now improved and will include more helpful information.

Fixed Bugs

  • Apps will now auto-launch once installed to Overwolf from the web Appstore.
  • Fixed a bug with increased text scaling in Windows.
  • The Overwolf recording process will now be terminated if Overwolf crashed.

Known Issues

  • Several problems with the Skins section in the Overwolf Appstore, which will be resolved in the next version.


176.87.25

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed overlay issues in Call of Duty: Warzone (when game is launched as an administrator).
  • Fixed issue in Rainbow Six Siege where the overlay hotkeys did not work in-game (for some users).
  • When launching a game, the “Allow Overlay” dock notification will be automatically dismissed if it's not being interacted with.
  • The Overwolf dock will no longer remain closed when installing an app (if it hasn't been opened yet).
  • Fixed video recording for HyperScape.
  • Fixed an issue where Overwolf wouldn't start if the local Windows machine.config file was corrupted.
  • Fixed an Alt+Tab issue in Call of Duty: Warzone, Destiny 2 & CS:GO when the overlay is 'open' (Ctrl+Tab).


174.87.16

Changes and New Features

  • Improvements to the overlay, which is now more reliable and detects game processes better and faster than before.
  • Additional improvements to the recording engine, to make it faster and more stable.
  • Vulkan API version upgrade - this will allow us to support more Vulkan games.
  • Initial re-branding changes, more to come soon!


Fixed Bugs

  • Fix an edge case with Rainbow Six Siege that resulted in high CPU usage.

Known Issues

  • Reinstalling an app may result in the app's icon disappearing from the dock.
    If that happens - worry not! You can open the 'Library' section in the Overwolf Appstore and add it right back :)


173.0.14

Changes and New Features

  • Overlay improvements and fixes for DirectX 12 games
  • Re-added Call of Duty: Warzone support
  • Improvements and better stability to the recording engine
  • Added Bitrate control in the Capture settings (under 'Advanced')


Fixed Bugs

  • Games list 8963195 
    • Fixed the overlay for Minecraft version 1.17
    • Fixed a CPU usage issue in Rainbow Six Siege
  • The Overwolf tray icon will no longer appear blurry when using a high DPI setting
  • In-game windows are now positioned correctly when using a high DPI setting
  • Overwolf will now correctly start recording the monitor even if a game is minimized
  • You can now record Skyrim when it’s in 'Windowed' mode
  • The client will now retry to login if it fails to do so on startup


Known Issues

  • Overwolf Login screen will not open if the Appstore is closed - this affects the 'Sign In' option in the settings


170.48.15

Changes and New Features


Fixed Bugs

  • Overwolf no longer reloads apps when a secondary GPU process is being created. This fixes Outplayed's reset when changing tabs.


Known Issues

  • The Appstore may jitter slightly when moving between categories.


170.0.13

Changes and New Features

  • App creators can now distribute beta version of their apps more easily
  • In-App Subscription Flow - Subscriptions can now be purchased and managed within apps*, without having to be redirected to Overwolf's Appstore (*in apps that have implemented this feature)


Fixed Bugs

  • Apps that were installed before seeing the dock’s FTUE (First-Time User Experience) are now positioned correctly in the Overwolf dock
  • Fixed the black bars/frame that was displayed when playing a video in full screen in video capturing apps
  • Fixed the disappearance of the mouse cursor in Hearthstone


169.0.22

Changes and New Features

  • Significant improvements to our video capturing engine, including better error indication
  • Implemented solution to the coexistence issue with RivaTuner Statistics Server
  • First step towards supporting Microsoft Store games. First to come (soon) is Sea of Thieves!
  • Improved behavior when switching a video to full screen in any Overwolf apps
  • Removed support for Call of Duty: Warzone


Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed an issue with the overlay in CS:GO
  • Fixed the issue where a nameless Overwolf window would sometimes open when launching a game


168.0.12

Changes and New Features

  • Hardware Acceleration can now be disabled through Overwolf's General Settings
  • Improvements to the Overwolf installer


Fixed Bugs

  • DirectX 11 games should no longer minimize when opening Overwolf windows
  • Fixed a bug that would prevent the Overwolf overlay from being displayed (in some cases) for CS:GO
  • Uninstalling apps from the library should now work properly


166.1.16

Changes and New Features

  • Appstore
    • Will now close instantly (without hanging for 30s)
    • Faster loading
    • Added the option to login with Twitch account
  • New look and additional options for the setup installer
  • Recording engine update
  • Overwolf will restore apps in case the local database got corrupted

Fixed Bugs

  • Rainbow Six Siege / Path of Exile - Fixed bug where overlay was not showing properly in Vulkan API and DirectX 11

Known Issues

  • The Appstore may jitter slightly when moving between categories