surveillance 2 still unplayable for many players, despite a recent update from Blizzard stating that the servers were stabilizing.
A Reddit post (opens in a new tab) details one player’s frustrations with the sequel after trying to play multiple times both on launch day (October 4) and the day after. I’m currently one of the gamers who has yet to play a post-launch game of Overwatch 2 thanks to queuing issues and server crashes, and I’ve tried it on both PC and Xbox Series S (but you can still read my Overwatch 2 review here). based on pre-launch access). Comments on the Reddit post echo the original poster’s frustration, with many lamenting the lack of status updates and others reporting similar queuing issues. “I’ve been a part of MANY rocky day 1 releases and this is hands down the first where I’ve been stuck on the title screen, unable to even log in, for over a day,” one commenter writes.
While it’s important to note that Blizzard released an apology and update for Overwatch 2 late on October 5, many people are still experiencing server issues with no clear fix in sight (myself included). We’ve reached out to Blizzard PR for more details and possible solutions for those who haven’t yet made it through the seemingly endless queue but haven’t yet received a response as of this writing. The update notes that Blizzard delete the SMS Protect part of the registry for existing Overwatch players, which is a good faith gesture considering it inadvertently blocked those with prepaid phone plans from playing Overwatch 2.
If you didn’t know, many of the problems Blizzard has had with its new FPS game are due to a number of issues. DDoS attacks in Overwatch 2 at launch.