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Massive DDoS Attack Makes ‘Among Us’ Unplayable in North America and Europe

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Since Friday late afternoon, Among us developer Innersloth has attempted to contain a DDoS attack against both its North American and European servers, leaving the popular game unplayable for many. “The service will be offline while the team works to fix it, but it may take a while, hold on tight! Sorry!” Innersloth said in a tweet spotted by . on Friday

At the time of writing this article, Innersloth has managed to restore some servers, but the situation doesn’t seem to have been fully resolved with the game’s official Twitter account still stating “Among us servers down” in its profile. “I can’t believe I now work on Saturdays, I was going to get a croissant,” says Innersloth in a particularly desperate-sounding update from the weekend.

Due to its popularity, Among us is no stranger to disruptive hacking attacks. , the game experienced a far-reaching spam attack that affected as many as 5 million players after a person named “found a way to hack millions of games. The event sparked no small amount of grief and frustration among the gaming community, with many indulging in reddit to express their frustration at the hacker.

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