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Overwatch 2 opens with a massive DDoS attack on its servers causing connection problems

Cybercriminals try to scuttle the release of Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 opens with a massive DDoS attack on its servers causing connection problems

With the final shutdown of the Overwatch servers this week, Blizzard ends an entire cycle to usher in a new future through Overwatch 2. It will be difficult for him to match the phenomenon of his predecessor, who even won GOTY 2016, since he not only has to regain the trust of the fans, but also fight against the cyber criminal attacks.

The official launch of Overwatch 2 was quite an event for the sector, something that the cybercriminals knew, who took the opportunity to saturate the game’s servers with a DDoS attack that practically made the queues to access the game useless. During these attacks it was normal to find queues to enter the game of 30,000 or 40,000 users.

Overwatch 2 opens with a massive DDoS attack on its servers causing connection problems

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The good news about this whole thing is that Blizzard claimed to be working on solving connection problems with the servers, so it is to be expected that At this time things have normalized enough.

“We are making steady progress in server issues and stability, as well as working on a second DDoS attack,” Blizzard’s Aaron Keller said this morning. “We’re all hands on deck and will continue to work through the night. Thank you for your patience. We will share more information as it becomes available.”

In case anyone is not aware, DDoS attacks consist of overwhelm the servers with so many bogus access requests It crashes because it can’t process so much information at once. Whether they are video game servers or any other online service. The current status of the servers is unknown, but it is expected that they are already operating almost normally.

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As for the game itself, a large part of the gaming community has been very committed to this release of Overwatch 2, we will see how well the great changes that have been incorporated in this installment will be received. For example, an entire new free to play game monetization system which introduces a Battle Pass in Overwatch with levels in which to unlock skins and other rewards.

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