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DDoS Attacks Hit Blizzard Over The Weekend, Several WoW Classic Realms Affected

Posted by Joseph Bradford on Sep 09, 2019  | Comments

DDoS Attacks Hit Blizzard Over The Weekend, Several WoW Classic Realms Affected - MMORPG.com

Over the weekend it might have been a struggle to play WoW Classic, or any Blizzard game for that matter. Blizzard's services were disrupted thanks to massive DDoS attacks which hit the servers Saturday and Sunday.

In a blog post on the forums Saturday, Blizzard acknowledged the attacks and committed to clearing the issue as quickly as they could.

It is our top priority to resolve any issues that prevent players from being able to smoothly play World of Warcraft. However, it is the nature of DDoS attacks that players may experience the game becoming unavailable. If you are disconnected or have issues logging in, please be patient and wait a few minutes before trying again.

As of this morning there isn't any indication on the Battle.net launcher these attacks are still ongoing, but it remains to be seen if the company will find themselves hit again. Also, in case you missed it, be sure to check out our WoW Classic review, which is live now.  

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Joseph Bradford / Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore
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