(*1*)In phrases of the connection issues and long queues for entry which are holding many people caught on the loading display screen (Login queues, server crashes, and stability issues), a crucial login server has been patched to assist it maintain up below the load. Blizzard says it’s additionally slowly scaling up the nodes in its participant databases to assist them deal with the onrush of players diving in.
Blizzard stated: “In all cases, no player data has been wiped or lost.”
(*1*)Beyond the flexibility to join to the servers is challenge primary for a recreation that takes place solely on-line, however there are different main complications for Overwatch followers, and Blizzard mentioned these too. For the SMS Protect system, which required all Overwatch 2 participant accounts to have a registered postpaid phone quantity (blocking some pay as you go providers like Cricket Wireless and VOIP setups like Google Voice in an attempt to cut off smurfs, trolls, and hackers), it’s enjoyable that requirement for any individuals who’ve each performed Overwatch 1 and have a related Battle.internet account.
(*1*)If you ever performed the primary recreation on PC then that positively contains you, whereas anybody who performed the console editions since June ninth, 2021, can also be positively in that group. The change gained’t happen instantly however is anticipated to roll out on Friday.
(*1*)Hopefully, it ought to tackle players who discovered themselves lower off from the sport, in addition to accounts they’d poured money and time into when Overwatch 2 launched on Tuesday. It’s unlikely to repair all the things for everybody, nevertheless, and proscribing the sport to solely individuals who have accredited postpaid phone service continues to be going to be a difficulty for many individuals within the US and around the globe who both share a phone quantity, don’t have one in any respect, or just use a supplier Blizzard doesn’t approve of.
(*1*)Last however not least, for these of us who’ve overcome all of these hurdles and logged in solely to discover our accounts lacking many gadgets, play historical past, and different related information, Blizzard says there are a few issues it’s working to repair, with about half of the reviews regarding accounts that haven’t been merged, and the opposite half are accounts which have merged, however the information hasn’t populated inside Overwatch 2 but.
(*1*)According to the submit, “In all cases, no player data has been wiped or lost. We have a client-side fix for this that cannot be deployed until next week, so we are exploring server-side fixes and will provide updates as more information becomes available.”
(*1*)It’s additionally already rolled out one UI repair to assist console players get their immediate to merge accounts if obligatory, however the basic details on cross-progression and account mergers are listed here. If you’re nonetheless not getting the immediate, Blizzard stated there are extra fixes on the way in which. It’s additionally resolved a bug that stopped many individuals with correctly merged accounts from logging in in any respect. For people who find themselves lacking characters that needs to be unlocked, logging again in ought to repair it, and if it doesn’t, then they’re inspired to open a ticket with support.