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The Overwatch 2 hype might die off and I still can’t play the game

04:00 PM October 05, 2022

via Blizzard Entertainment

Overwatch 2 just hit the live servers today, and it’s not off to a good start. Several people have gone off on Twitter, expressing their disbelief in Activision-Blizzard’s Overwatch 2 servers. 

Several people expressed their frustrations regarding the overly long queue times for Overwatch 2. When players try to log on to the game, they are greeted with a prompt that tells them how many people are queueing up with them.

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These long queue times are due to the influx of players coming in to try the new game. Overwatch 2 is free-to-play, a change made by Activision-Blizzard to attract more players. This change in direction proved effective, as more than 40,000 players queued up, waiting to play the game.

 

Activision-Blizzard is yet to release a comment regarding the server issues as continue to experience long queue times.

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