WoW Servers Crash Before New Expansion Goes Live

Only an hour to go until the new World Of Warcraft expansion hits and high populated servers are already crashing. Apparently Blizzard can afford Metallica for Blizzcon but can’t upgrade their servers for a huge release.

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Snookies121412d ago (Edited 1412d ago )

Ouch... Can't help but feel a bit of sadness for not being there on this one... As a WoW veteran, I just for some reason couldn't find it in me to buy this expansion right off the bat. I still remember Cataclysm's late night release, I had to take screenshots because there were so many people crowded in the main cities.

JohnnyHurricane1412d ago

Dude it is INSANE right now. I mean I kind of expected some lag but you'd figure they'd have the crashing sorted by now.

Snookies121412d ago

Yeah really, with how long they've had WoW going and how many expansions they've put out... Kinda wondering why it would crash. They've had so much time to prepare for this.

MRMagoo1231411d ago

The queue times at mo on my tiny aussie server is 2hrs and it's only 12 pm lol night time will suck when everyone gets on

Snookies121411d ago (Edited 1411d ago )

This doesn't have anything to do with PCs. It has to do with Blizzard's servers, ya know, consoles use them as well for online play.

EDIT: Lol, you went and changed up your comment on me.

user38319101411d ago (Edited 1411d ago )

I changed it before you finished typing so I had no idea you were in the middle of typing a reply
I thought that what I said would stir crap towards me and so I changed it

vikingland11411d ago

When it rains it pours. First it was DC then MCC and now WOW. What the heck is going on?

Kurisu1411d ago (Edited 1411d ago )

The millenium bug is 14 years late...


Mikeyy1411d ago

Yeah I can't even log in atm. And according to the forums rumor has it the DDoS attacks are back...


Shaolen1411d ago

Blizzard is under DDoS attack. Why do hackers have to piss us gamers off. grr.