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Battle.net suffers a DDoS attack, although the situation seems to be recovering

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Activision Blizzard said on Twitter on Wednesday that it battle.net service suffered a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. As of publication time, things seem to be recovering. In the first tweetsent at 7:11 p.m. ET from the @BlizzardCS Twitter account, the company warned that the attack “may lead to high latency and disconnections for some players.”

Based on user reports on Downdetector, players had issues with games, including: overwatchWorld of WarcraftDuty (although exactly which title is not specified) and Diablo III. It’s unclear when Activision Blizzard expects the attack to be fully resolved, but it says it’s “actively working to address this issue.”

battle.net suffered a DDoS attack lasting about an hour in November that similarly caused problems for players trying to play games.


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