Overwatch 2 launch derailed by main DDoS assault


Overwatch 2’s launch on Tuesday has thus far been much less of a launch and extra of a line: 1000’s of gamers, together with just a few at PC Gamer, have been caught in a prolonged login queue (opens in new tab), solely to run right into a connection error after making it to the menu. Blizzard president Mike Ybarra tweeted (opens in new tab) this afternoon that this is not simply the results of too many gamers attempting to get in—Overwatch 2 is presently struggling a DDoS assault.

“Sadly we’re experiencing a mass DDoS assault on our servers,” Ybarra wrote. “Groups are working laborious to mitigate/handle. That is inflicting quite a lot of drop/connection points.”


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