Submitted by Strawmr 593d ago | news

Update: Titanfall Beta Servers Attacked

UPDATE: It looks like the Titanfall beta servers have also been hit by the group. Several Gamesided readers have informed us that they can no longer access the beta.

It appears as though the notorious hacker group has set its site on one of the biggest upcoming gaming releases.

As of this posting, the group has taken down Titanfall.com. It is unknown currently if the Titanfall beta has been impacted by the website being taken offline, but the group is also saying that it is only the beginning of their plans. What that exactly means is uncertain, but Gamesided will follow the situation as it develops. (PC, TitanFall, Xbox One)

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allformats  +   593d ago
Really? Are these hackers so sad that they have to pass on their misery to everyone?

Evil never prevails, however. Its wickedness only last but for a time.
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scootscottskeet93  +   593d ago
You really can't have a life to do something like that.. still funny as hell tho.
PeaSFor   593d ago | Immature | show
aawells07  +   593d ago | Helpful
How is that funny?
KwietStorm  +   593d ago
No its really not funny though. It's tired , it's pathetic, and it's just corny.
TGF_Zero  +   593d ago
Please explain how this is funny
TomShoe  +   593d ago
Annoying, but that Gaben Laser Beam™ has some serious power.

morganfell  +   593d ago
I am not a fan of Titanfall but I am a fan of gaming and this is in no way funny or humorous. This sort of action is despicable. I won't say pathetic as that in some manner indicates a degree of sympathy for these hackers. I have none.

When you resort to attacking game servers it is obvious your life has no purpose as you occupy needed space in this world - the space, the vaccuum left by their absence is more important than they.
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Hellsvacancy  +   593d ago
Yeah I don't agree that it's funny, I couldn't care less about MS or Titanfall

Trolling is one thing, but taking down servers stopping people from enjoying what they enjoy is just wrong "I don't approve that kind of behaviour"
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mhunterjr  +   593d ago
What kind of gamer would see humor in a game being ruined by hackers?
redwin  +   593d ago
I don't think it is funny but I'm glad it happened now so they can take action to keep that from happening again. Btw, isn't TitanFall using EA servers, not MS's?
LightofDarkness  +   593d ago
"Evil never prevails, however"

Actually, yes. Yes it does. A lot. Good things, heck great things, happen to very bad people. And horrible things happen to good people. Cruel and vile human beings can live long, happy lives while inflicting suffering on all around them. But we often conveniently ignore these stories because they somewhat diminish the idea of hope and the long held belief that good will always triumph.
mediate-this  +   593d ago
Maybe in the short instance you may think evil prevails, but when you looking at it hindsight how ever long it takes you to get caught while sitting in your jail cell, you will say evil never prevails.
Mystogan  +   593d ago
No it doesn't, Ever!
eventually you have to pay for your evil crimes. Maybe not in the way you might see it. But you'll definitely pay.

Maybe you think they got away with it but truth is they're probably dying inside.
Volkama  +   593d ago
So true. Whenever someone says "Karma"... it isn't. Karma isn't a thing, people don't get their dues. Vast majority of the time the douches get ahead, and that's the end of the story.

However in this case the douches aren't getting ahead. Perhaps they get a weird sense of satisfaction from what they're doing, but that's about all they have achieved.
Games_R_Us   593d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(7)
medman  +   593d ago
These hackers need to get lives. What exactly is the purpose of attacking videogames? What kind of loser do you have to be to do this? I don't get it, I really don't.
SilentNegotiator  +   592d ago
These guys are great

for me to poop on.
Magicite  +   592d ago
well deserved.
Strawmr  +   593d ago
It looks like they've even hit the servers
Bigpappy  +   593d ago
sever are all up in US for X1
princejb134  +   593d ago
I hate hackers
Bored mofos who get no play from women
dizeestl  +   593d ago
people who ddos/packet are not hackers, stop complimenting the packet kiddies.
MINIMAN10000  +   593d ago
lol thought you should know packet kiddies made me laugh, I like it.
Deadpoolio  +   593d ago
Exactly lets stop calling them something they aren't any moron with Pirate bay can download a damn DDOS program
Ozmoses   593d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(14)
2pacalypsenow   593d ago | Bad language | show
JoelT  +   593d ago
"the notorious hacker group" known as the notorious hacker group. Is this for real?
Ducky  +   593d ago
How could you not have heard about the notorious hacker group?
They're notorious.
Strawmr  +   593d ago
Won't mention them by name (they can be found) due to them hitting the site last time they were mentioned
Narutone66  +   593d ago
Journalists are using the word "Hackers" loosely nowadays. It doesn't take skills to DDOS/Packet a server to bring it down.
AnEwGuY   593d ago | Trolling | show
HonestDragon  +   593d ago
I want to say that the author is referring to DERP. Remember when they hit DC Universe Online, PSN, Xbox Live, Steam, League of Legends, Planetside 2, etc not too long ago? That generated a lot of hate for them. So, I'm guessing the writer means "notorious" in the sense of what DERP did. Now Titanfall servers and its website were hit. They always say they do it for "the lulz". I would enjoy some "lulz", too, if I can get to punch a hacker in the face.
rmedtx  +   593d ago
That sucks! Why would people do stuff like that?
Geekman  +   593d ago
SERIOUSLY? You know what? For once I'm not gonna talk $#&%. You heard me. Geekman is NOT talking $#%& for once.
CrossingEden  +   593d ago
Wow....these losers seriously need to **** off/get off of their parent's basement/go straight to jail with the rest of the dregs of society.
Onehandband1t  +   593d ago
Go straight to Jail, you don't land on go, and you don't earn £200
NintendoYouth  +   593d ago
I wont have the chance to play TitanFall for a bit or at all.
Seeing as I own a PS4, but to hack the TitanFall online for those who ca enjoy it is pretty sad.

Pathetic people do pathetic things.
porkChop  +   593d ago
The PC beta is running butter smooth for me, no lag whatsoever.
lsujester  +   593d ago
I've definitely seen lag. A lot of the matches I've been have everyone has 60-100 ping with some people on up to 200+. Some of the encounters definitely show it, too.

These servers run well, but I hope they become a little more widespread than they are now. There is a MS data center barely five minutes from my house in Texas, but it doesn't seem to be hosting Titanfall, as I always end up in East US.
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corvusmd  +   593d ago
Was it only PC? Or not in the US? Cause I was jumping in and out the whole time and never had a single issue...that or they fixed it really quick
killbillvolume12  +   593d ago
Meanwhile at the hackers headquarters!

Iamnemesis4880   593d ago | Offensive
SonyAddict  +   593d ago
Was just saying to my brother earlier today that titanfall will be the next big game to get hacked!,and looky hear what's happened!.
Onehandband1t  +   593d ago
Beta is fine on PC and also Titanfall website is no down. Well UK at least
Ninver  +   593d ago
Wow feel sorry for anyone who buys TF at launch only to have server problems. I foresee a lot of returns from gamers who may mistake this silly act for a broken game.
JasonXS12  +   593d ago
Why do douchebags exist?
Orange Juice  +   593d ago
This behavior has no place in the gaming world but I have to say that it will help ms and ea's network security in the long run. Good that they decided to do this during the beta and not right before the game came out or something.
Feldman9000  +   593d ago
That's fine. I'll stick to killzone.
redwin  +   593d ago
Honestly, famboyism aside , if someone lends you a xbone to play TitanFall, you will say, no! ?
Castle333  +   593d ago
These dudes are pissed off because they bought a beta code from ebay.
xFaRt0fwAr  +   593d ago
Game is fantastic , some people have nothing better to do. I guess kinda like the garbage true gamers put up with on this site, fan boys come in legions and crap all over anything they disagree with truth or not... SMH
SoulSercher620  +   593d ago
Funny how these Xbox fanboys on here are blaming Sony fans instantly for this hack with no proof to back it up. And they say we're gullible.

Hacking in general is uncool but rushing to blame someone without proof is just as bad.
MCTJim  +   593d ago
I was playing from 8pm-1100pm EST last night and never even noticed. Could someone please post a link since I dont see it on Respawn's forum either.

Was this more of a PC issue?
Mister_G  +   593d ago
Oh well, you can always play the single player campai... oh, wait, sorry no :-\
SpideySpeakz  +   593d ago
xbox fanboys be like... "It was the Sony Fans I tell ya. They are paid by Sony" then put the tinfoil hat.
Flames76  +   593d ago
This must be on the PC because there is nothing on the Xbox forums about it anywhere?Of course this does sound like another sony fanboys article.Damn i tell you what they are scared of titanfall they know its gonna crush anything the PS4 has in march or within this year
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