Battle.net is partially down and Blizzard says it’s a DDoS attack – Sean Hollister

If you’re unable to sign into Activision Blizzard’s Battle.net, the online service underpinning Overwatch, Call of Duty: Warzone, Hearthstone, Diablo’s online features and more, that’s because it’s experiencing some significant issues — ones which Blizzard is currently pinning on a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, where servers get overwhelmed with traffic.

Screenshot by Richard Lawler / The Verge

Blizzard is stating that it’s a DDoS on its verified customer service Twitter account, and additionally in a “Breaking News” item you may see in the PC Battle.net client when you attempt to sign in.

[#BNet] We are currently experiencing a DDoS attack, which may result in high latency and disconnections for…

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