Blizzard publicly apologizes for the chaotic launch of Overwatch 2

Two days after the official release, the game’s servers are still struggling with incessant attacks and an oversupply of players.

The disaster that is the release ofsurveillance 2 no end, Urging Blizzard to officially apologize to players. The sequel to the FPS opened to the public on October 4 at 9 p.m. (French time) not without astronomical problems. While players were asked to wait in a queuing system that is the most mundane for an online game, the experience quickly turned into a nightmare. After several DDoS attacks, the completely overloaded servers could no longer keep up.

Some players then got disconnected before even reaching the main menu. Additionally, the lucky few who managed to get a few games out there were far from over with their worries. Even after the start, there was still a threat of separation, however The overall experience was also marred by many bugs, especially on the part of account mergers. Cosmetics and lost game time, banned characters even for veterans of the game: in other words, the start was not easy. Although these types of problems are common in online game launches, fans complain about slow patching.

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Blizzard’s tail between his legs

The studio sold the release of this sequel as a not-to-be-missed event, but ultimately things went awry. Faced with hordes of angry fans, Blizzard was forced to publicly apologize in an official blog post.

First of all, we would like to apologize to our players. We were hoping that Overwatch’s launch would go smoothly. We have higher standards of professionalism and work hard to solve the problems you are facing.

The teams are aware of all the big issues that the players have been suffering from in the last two days. The full details of the progress made have been published in the same post for the sake of transparency. One of the most controversial systems has been abandoned, plain and simple, at least for the first Overwatch players of the name. Veterans no longer need to enter a unique phone number to access the game.

Server stability will also continue to improve over time to enhance the experience and meet everyone’s expectations. It’s sad to find that such concerns spoil what promised to be a very good experience. When the game is accessible, the new features offered are a nice and good breath of fresh air, including over watch really had to start over.

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