Blizzard Datacenter Maintenance to Impact User Gameplay and Services – June 24th

By Deepika Jun 25, 2024 #Blizzard #gaming #maintenance
Blizzard Datacenter Maintenance to Impact User Gameplay and Services - June 24th

Blizzard Maintenance to Impact User Gameplay and Services

Blizzard has announced scheduled maintenance for its datacenters, which will affect most of its games and services on June 24th from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM PDT.

Affected Games and Services

The following games and services will be impacted during the maintenance period:

  • Shop
  • Diablo II: Resurrected
  • Diablo III
  • Diablo IV
  • Diablo Immortal
  • World of Warcraft: Dragonflight
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Classic
  • World of Warcraft: Classic
  • Hearthstone
  • Overwatch 2
  • Heroes of the Storm
  • StarCraft
  • StarCraft II
  • WarCraft III: Reforged
  • Call of Duty

Expected Impact New logins will be unavailable. Shop: Services will be unavailable.
Games: Games may experience limited features and services, such as matchmaking, starting new multiplayer games, and completing in-game purchases.

Reasons for Maintenance

Blizzard states that the maintenance is primarily focused on infrastructure in the Americas region but anticipates disruptions across multiple global services. Routine maintenance is necessary to enhance platform performance and ensure a positive user experience.

Call of Duty and Diablo 4 Not Down

The maintenance does not indicate an outage for Call of Duty or Diablo 4. Only the PC versions of these games will be affected by the Battle Net maintenance, and players will be able to enjoy them again as usual after the maintenance is complete.

Community Response

Players are advised to be patient during the maintenance period and to check Blizzard’s official channels for updates. Some users have expressed frustration with the timing of the maintenance, but others understand the need for routine maintenance to improve the overall gaming experience.

Activision Blizzard’s Future

The maintenance announcement comes as Activision Blizzard, the parent company of Blizzard, prepares to launch the next Call of Duty game, Black Ops 6. This title is expected to release on October 25th and will be the first game in the series to be released entirely under Microsoft’s ownership following its acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

By Deepika

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