Activision Blizzard tweeted on Wednesday that its Battle.net service was suffering from a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. As of publication time, the situation appears to be recovering.exist initial tweetsent at 7:11pm ET from the @BlizzardCS Twitter account, the company warned that the attack “may cause high latency and disconnects for some players.”
According to user reports from Downdetector, players are experiencing issues while playing, including Overwatch, World of Warcraft, call-of-duty (though not specifying which title) and Diablo III. It’s unclear when Activision Blizzard expects to fully address the attack, but it said it is “actively working to mitigate the issue.”
[#BNet] We are currently experiencing a DDoS attack which may cause high latency and disconnections for some players. We are actively working to mitigate this issue.
— Blizzard CS – Americas (@BlizzardCS) May 11, 2022
Battle.net experienced a DDoS attack for about an hour in November, which also caused problems for players trying to play the game.