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Overwatch 2 experienced DDoS attack on its release day

Posted on October 5, 2022 by Tyler Nienburg

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Overwatch 2 officially launched October 4th and its launch day was a tough one if you were trying to get on to get some games in with friends. You would expect a game this big to have server issues, but it seems Overwatch servers were experiencing a DDoS attack.

Blizzard president, Mike Ybarra states the issue on Twitter saying the team is working hard to manage the issue.

Players were also reporting queues of 40,000 people along with a ton of connection issues even if they do get into a match.

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