On the day Overwatch 2 went free-to-play, the servers were hit by DDoS attacks. Resultantly, this stopped people from joining the game. The team has also been working all night to stop the second DDoS attack. Overwatch fans had been waiting for a sequel for a long time, but it wasn’t until October 4 that Overwatch 2 came out.
When will it be out?
Overwatch fans had been waiting for a sequel for a long time. However, it wasn’t until October 4 that Overwatch 2 came out. Even though most people couldn’t play it because of a DDoS attack, the game had more than 600,000 peak viewers on Twitch.
What happened to Overwatch 2 on launch day?
The launch day of Overwatch was ruined by a DDoS attack, which stopped many players from being able to log in or stay in a match for more than a few minutes. This made it hard for people excited to play their first match. Even though the game was almost impossible to play, many people watched it on Twitch.
A DDoS attack stopped many players from being able to log in or stay in a match for more than a few minutes. This made it hard for people excited to play their first match.
Twitch users watch more Overwatch 2 when it comes out!
Even though Blizzard’s Overwatch 2 was hit by a DDoS attack, 625k people watched it at its peak. After a long wait, Overwatch 2 was finally released more than 12 hours ago. However, the servers were quickly attacked by DDoS attacks. This kept players from all over the world from joining the servers on October 4.
A Blizzard developer has confirmed that two DDoS attacks have already hit the Overwatch 2 servers. The developers are working hard to fix the problems and make the servers available again.
The last update on the problem was posted more than 5 hours before this article was written. In it, Aaron Keller from Blizzard confirmed a second DDoS attack. However, he told players that the support team would keep looking into the problem all night until the servers were back to normal.
What are some of the other details about it?
Sullygnome, a website that keeps track of statistics, says that on October 4, OW2 had the most channels broadcasting it at once. It was the third most watched game on Twitch overall.
Even though most streamers weren’t even in the game and spent long periods streaming while waiting on the game’s menus. Moreover, xQc, the former professional Overwatch player, criticised the game. He spent much of his 10-hour stream complaining about connection problems on the game’s launch day.
Even with all these problems, Overwatch seems to be back in the gaming spotlight now that the long-awaited sequel is here. Once the connection problems are fixed, Overwatch 2 may have more viewers than the beta at its peak, which was over 1 million.