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Blizzard: We didn't prepare well enough for Diablo III

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 17 May 2012 17:35 User comments (3)

Blizzard: We didn't prepare well enough for Diablo III Developer admits it didn't prepare adequately for Diablo III launch.
The launch of the hotly anticipated title was marred somewhat by widespread problems with the game. Since it requires a constant-on Internet connection as an anti-piracy measure, servers became overloaded quickly and many users were given an error message (Error 37) when they tried to login.

"Despite very aggressive projections, our preparations for the launch of the game did not go far enough," the developer admitted.

"We're continuing to monitor performance globally and will be taking further measures as needed to ensure a positive experience for everyone. This includes some maintenance to implement additional improvements for each region."

The developer has also decided to delay the launch of Diablo III's real money auction house beyond its original estimated date of May 22.

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3 user comments

117.5.2012 18:16

Pretty sure you had 13 years to prepare.

217.5.2012 19:28

Yet another bad user experience caused by companies who insist on treating their customers like criminals.

This sort of nonsense is what killed gaming for me.

317.5.2012 22:37

SC2 was good enough at launch so far D3 seems to be a train wreck....


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