30 Jun 2021 6:51 AM +00:00

Blizzard Reports DDoS Attack During Shadowlands 9.1 Launch

Blizzard has reported a DDoS attack during the launch of World of Warcraft Shadowlands 9.1, the Chains of Domination update.

Here's everything we know so far.

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Blizzard Targeted by DDoS Attack During Shadowlands 9.1 Launch

WoW Shadowlands 9.1 blizzard ddos attack warning report server status
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FIRST WARNING: Blizzard have revealed they are being targeted with a DDoS attack, and it's already doing damage

Blizzard haven't revealed the extent of the DDoS attack, but in their warning, it details that players are experiencing high latency and disconnections as a result.

Shadowlands 9.1 was scheduled to release at 6pm EST when servers returned from the weekly reset. Nothing was directly pushed back, but many players experienced issues due to the attacks.

READ MORE: WoW Shadowlands Sanctum of Domination: Bosses, Story, 9.1 Update & more

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WoW Shadowlands 9.1 is now live, and it seems the DDoS attack is over, as Blizzard is no longer warning players about it from the Battle.net client.

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