Blizzard Announces Maintenance Impacting Popular Games Like Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2

 

Upcoming Maintenance

Blizzard has scheduled a significant datacenter maintenance that will affect most of their games and services on June 24, 2024. This maintenance, mainly targeting Battle.net infrastructure in the Americas, will cause disruptions globally.

Expected Downtime

The maintenance period will last for a few hours, specifically from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM PDT. During this time, players may experience issues with logging in, managing accounts, and accessing the Battle.net shop. Although some game features might remain online, they could operate with limited functionality. This includes matchmaking, starting new multiplayer games, and in-game purchases.

Games Affected

Here’s a list of games and services that will be impacted:

  • Battle.net: New logins unavailable
  • Battle.net Shop: Services unavailable
  • Diablo II: Resurrected: Game unavailable
  • Diablo III: Game unavailable
  • Diablo IV: Game unavailable
  • Diablo Immortal: Game unavailable
  • World of Warcraft: Dragonflight: Game unavailable
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Classic: Game unavailable
  • World of Warcraft: Classic: Game unavailable
  • Hearthstone: Game unavailable
  • Overwatch 2: New logins unavailable
  • Heroes of the Storm: Game unavailable
  • StarCraft: New logins unavailable
  • StarCraft II: Game unavailable
  • WarCraft III: Reforged: New logins unavailable
  • Call of Duty: Game unavailable

 

Impact on Players

While the maintenance aims to improve infrastructure, it will temporarily inconvenience players. The disruptions, although brief, may affect gaming sessions and scheduled activities. How will this planned downtime affect your gaming plans?

Looking Forward

Blizzard’s focus on enhancing their systems shows their commitment to providing a better gaming experience. What other improvements can players expect from Blizzard in the future?

Staying Updated

To stay informed about such updates, players should follow official Blizzard channels. How do you keep track of maintenance schedules and updates for your favorite games?

The times noted for the Blizzard maintenance are in PDT.