Blizzard has confirmed that the DDoS attacks that plagued its games, including Diablo 4, for most of the weekend are over.
Earlier today, Blizzard confirmed that it was is “Currently investigating an issue affecting our authentication servers, which may result in failed or slow login attempts”, as players took to social media to share screenshots in the announcements that appeared on Battle.net, clearly confirming that it was a “DDoS attack” that resulted “in high latency and disconnection of some players”.
After promising that the team is “actively working to mitigate this issue”, the account later posted an update: “We continue to actively monitor the ongoing DDOS attack affecting the latency / connectivity of our games”. No estimated date or time for a resolution was given at that time.
Fast-forward to tonight, though, and the issue seems to have been resolved.
“The DDOS attacks we’ve been monitoring have ended,” the team revealed, before linking players still reporting issues to a troubleshooting page.
[#Bnet] The DDOS attacks we have been monitoring have ended. If you still can’t log in try https://t.co/NY39q2slWoJune 25, 2023
“Perhaps the most adventurous quality of Diablo 4 is the move towards an open world in the ‘modern’ sense,” we wrote in our Diablo 4 review.
“What should have been a featureless, open space is, instead, a joy. Filled with intrigue and danger, the open world of Sanctuary fits the Diablo formula like a glove, providing the space where the terrible that aesthetic and bold mechanical game design come together. beautiful.”
Blizzard’s Rod Fergusson recently revealed that you need to create a new character to participate in the upcoming Diablo 4 battle pass.
The battle pass – which is set to launch in mid-late July, along with other seasonal content – means your existing character (complete with class and gear upgrades) won’t experience the new content. as you will experience. have to start from scratch.
Writing on Twitter, Fergusson – the general manager of Diablo – said that: “to participate in the seasonal questline, mechanics, season journey and battle pass, you need to create a new seasonal character”.