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Ubisoft is shutting down servers for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and others
Ubisoft is shutting down servers for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and others
As time goes on, some games are lost or simply forgotten.
Discord Blocks All iOS Users From Accessing NSFW Servers
Discord Blocks All iOS Users From Accessing NSFW Servers
If an iPhone is your main window into Discord’s cacophonous void of yelling gamers, your options just got a lot more limited. Read more...
Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 arrives with new story quests and Nier raid finale
Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 arrives with new story quests and Nier raid finale
The wait is over: Final Fantasy XIV's servers are back online, and patch 5.5 Death Unto Dawn has landed.
Steam Invites and TF2 community servers may have been used to hijack PCs, hack hunters claim
Steam Invites and TF2 community servers may have been used to hijack PCs, hack hunters claim
But Secret Club claims Valve has sat on the problem for years.
Ubisoft shutting down older Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six servers this year
Ubisoft shutting down older Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six servers this year
Ubisoft is pulling the plug on several older Tom Clancy games this year, meaning you'll no longer be able to play them online.
Source Engine exploits could let hackers remotely access players' PCs
Source Engine exploits could let hackers remotely access players' PCs
Hack-hunting group Secret Club have revealed multiple exploits affecting Source Engine games like CS:GO, which could allow hackers to steal player data via Steam invites and community servers.
Respawn to Titanfall players: ‘Help is coming’
Respawn to Titanfall players: ‘Help is coming’
It looks like Respawn may finally do something about the hacks and cheats that have plagued Titanfall’s servers for years.
Microsoft is dunking servers into boiling liquid to keep them cool
Microsoft is dunking servers into boiling liquid to keep them cool
A unique two-phase immersion cooling strategy keeps these servers running at full speed.
How to check if the Outriders servers are down
How to check if the Outriders servers are down
If you can't connect to Enoch, check Outriders' servers.
Discord deleted thousands of 'violent extremist' servers last year
Discord deleted thousands of 'violent extremist' servers last year
Group like QAnon and the Boogaloo Boys were among those booted from Discord's platform.
Discord Deleted Thousands Of Violent Extremist And Criminal Servers In 2020
Discord Deleted Thousands Of Violent Extremist And Criminal Servers In 2020
Thanks to the endlessly depressing extent to which covid has kept everybody trapped inside, Discord is more relevant than ever.
Outriders to improve on performance of servers and bug fixes
Outriders to improve on performance of servers and bug fixes
If you are planning to jump into People Can Fly’s Outriders, and who would not be at this point, you could be put off by the reports of intermittent server disruptions and the community being unable to get into the game.
Outriders servers “are continuing to improve”
Outriders servers “are continuing to improve”
Unfortunately, Outriders has not had the smoothest launch, suffering server issues as soon as the full version became available.
Outriders team hopes to share
Outriders team hopes to share "specific details" about what went wrong at launch
The Outriders team says it is still "working through" the shooter's numerous connection and server issues, but revealed it would, "in the near future", "share more specific details about what [went wrong] and what we've been doing about it". As servers suffered for the third consecutive day since the shooter launched on 1st April - with some still reporting issues even today - players are now calling for a "proper post-mortem" to explain "what went wrong and lessons learnt".
Outriders proves, once again, that online-only singleplayer sucks
Outriders proves, once again, that online-only singleplayer sucks
Leave me alone, servers, I’m trying to play here.
Outriders Online Outage Hampers Successful Launch
Outriders Online Outage Hampers Successful Launch
Outriders' servers are being taken down for a short time to fix the many issues players have been experiencing.
Hooray, World of Warcraft's next big update hits beta servers in just two weeks
Hooray, World of Warcraft's next big update hits beta servers in just two weeks
Patch 9.1 will be the first major patch for Shadowlands, and it's already a long time coming.
You can’t play Crash Bandicoot 4 if Activision servers are down
You can’t play Crash Bandicoot 4 if Activision servers are down
Activision finally released Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time on PC, but it comes with one big, annoying problem.
This is it, Nintendo kills Super Mario 3D All-Stars in one week
This is it, Nintendo kills Super Mario 3D All-Stars in one week
The time has come. If you've been holding off on a purchase of Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Nintendo Switch, you have just one week left to play into Nintendo's artificially-induced FOMO and purchase a copy - or miss out forever. Nintendo will delete its compilation of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy from the Switch eShop servers on 31st March.
World of Warcraft's $25 server transfer fee is infuriatingly overpriced
World of Warcraft's $25 server transfer fee is infuriatingly overpriced
Faction imbalances and outdated server infrastructure make the cost to change servers a hard pill to swallow.
Rainbow Six Siege’s server upgrade is nearly complete
Rainbow Six Siege’s server upgrade is nearly complete
The server migration that Ubisoft announced for multiplayer co-op game Rainbow Six Siege last month is now nearly complete, and the company says that should be noticeable on the user side in the form of more reliable framerates and match connectivity. The migration for PC and PlayStation servers is "nearly global", Ubisoft says, with the last remaining migration due in the South Africa data center still left to be done.
Satisfactory’s Update 4 lets you light up the factory floor
Satisfactory’s Update 4 lets you light up the factory floor
Fire up the conveyor belts, because Satisfactory's Update 4 is now out on the building game's experimental servers.
New TMNT Game Announced, Rust Servers Wiped Out By Fire, Microsoft Officially Buys Bethesda And More
New TMNT Game Announced, Rust Servers Wiped Out By Fire, Microsoft Officially Buys Bethesda And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we find out what secrets still lurk in Bloodborne, learn how much money Roblox is worth to Wall Street, check out a new trailer for Outriders, eat a bad burger (again) and hear horror stories from game devs who worked through the recent winter storm. Read more...
LittleBigPlanet servers offline as fans report DDOS attack
LittleBigPlanet servers offline as fans report DDOS attack
Sony has confirmed LittleBigPlanet's servers have been taken offline, after fans contacted Eurogamer concerned that community features for the franchise had been impacted by repeated and ongoing DDOS attacks. Eurogamer contacted PlayStation about the issue yesterday but has not had a response.
A fire that wiped out Rust's EU servers may have been caused by a faulty UPS
A fire that wiped out Rust's EU servers may have been caused by a faulty UPS
"Thanks to 300 cameras that we have in Strasbourg...
How Rust got back online after its servers literally caught fire
How Rust got back online after its servers literally caught fire
The hardware was lost, but could the data be saved?
Indie Dev Shares 'The Last Levels', 36 Super Mario Maker Courses To Play Before Servers Are Shut Down
Indie Dev Shares 'The Last Levels', 36 Super Mario Maker Courses To Play Before Servers Are Shut Down
The end of an era. With Super Mario Maker's servers being completely shut down on 31st March (the original Wii U game, that is, not Super Mario Maker 2 on Switch), one indie developer has decided to give it a mighty send-off. That send-off arrives in the form of a 36-course feast courtesy of Ultra Dolphin Revolution, a developer which has been wonderfully dedicated to the Wii U throughout its life and beyond.
Dozens Of Rust Servers Wiped Out In Data Center Fire
Dozens Of Rust Servers Wiped Out In Data Center Fire
A fire that broke out overnight in Strasbourg, France destroyed one of OVHcloud’s data centers and damaged a second, Reuters reports.
Rust has lost 25 servers to a fire at a data centre
Rust has lost 25 servers to a fire at a data centre
Data can't be recovered, the devs say
Rust Developer Expecting 'Large Amount Of Data Loss' Following Server Fire
Rust Developer Expecting 'Large Amount Of Data Loss' Following Server Fire
Rust developer Facepunch Studios has said that "data will be unable to be restored" after a datacenter fire affected its EU servers.
Rust developer warns
Rust developer warns "large amount of data" lost in devastating server blaze
Rust developer Facepunch has issued a sombre warning that large amounts of player data have been lost, following a serious fire which destroyed many of the game's EU servers. 25 of the hit Steam survival game's EU servers are now offline following a blaze at the OVH Datacenter in Strasbourg.
There's A New Nintendo Switch System Firmware Update Coming Soon
There's A New Nintendo Switch System Firmware Update Coming Soon
What will Version 11.4.0 bring? Other than sweet, sweet stability? System updates are always a fun time, and it seems that another is coming to the Nintendo Switch very soon. As you can see from the tweet below, a new system update has been uploaded to Nintendo's servers in preparation for deployment to the millions of Switch consoles all over the globe. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Disintegration developers V1 Interactive are closing down
Disintegration developers V1 Interactive are closing down
Four months after multiplayer servers were shut down
Thousands of World of Warcraft Classic players descended upon a single server to get a fresh levelling experience - and it was absolute chaos
Thousands of World of Warcraft Classic players descended upon a single server to get a fresh levelling experience - and it was absolute chaos
Thousands of World of Warcraft Classic players last night descended upon a single server to get a fresh levelling experience - and it was absolute chaos. Last week, I reported on how over one thousand World of Warcraft players had banded together to create a "fresh" experience in the Classic version of the famous MMO. In the absence of incoming fresh servers with the launch of Burning Crusade Classic, those who only now fancy playing the famous MMO as it was in 2004 face starting on realms filled with maximum level players and botting. Read more
League of Legends patch 11.6 notes – Battle Academia skins, Leona legendary skin
League of Legends patch 11.6 notes – Battle Academia skins, Leona legendary skin
If you've been keeping an eye on that League of Legends 2021 patch schedule, you'll know the multiplayer game's 11.5 update has now dropped onto live servers, bringing a big ol' batch o' balance changes and bee-themed skins to the League.
Valheim's dedicated servers should have lower latency now
Valheim patch improves dedicated server latency, makes wolves less horny
Valheim patch improves dedicated server latency, makes wolves less horny
Dedicated servers now use directIP connection instead of Steam Datagram Relay, and wolves won't reproduce as often.
Valheim: Update 0.147.3 Patch Notes
Valheim: Update 0.147.3 Patch Notes
From major changes to the way that dedicated servers now work to small updates to the rarity of boss trophies, IGN has you covered with the complete patch notes for the 0.147.3 update in Valheim.
Over 1000 World of Warcraft Classic players band together to create a
Over 1000 World of Warcraft Classic players band together to create a "fresh" levelling experience
Over one thousand World of Warcraft players are banding together to try to create a "fresh" experience in the Classic version of the game. In the absence of incoming fresh servers - that is, brand new, starting from phase one vanilla servers for World of Warcraft Classic - those who only now fancy playing the famous MMO as it was in 2004 face playing on servers filled with maximum level players and botting. So, players came together en masse to "reboot" the vanilla experience on the least populated servers. Read more
Mount and Blade 2 announces stunning update to how battle terrain is picked
Mount and Blade 2 announces stunning update to how battle terrain is picked
Plus, a multiplayer duel servers are on the way.
World of Warcraft Classic is getting Burning Crusade servers this year
World of Warcraft Classic is getting Burning Crusade servers this year
Players will be able to venture into Outland as it existed in 2007.
Every WoW Classic server: How to pick the realm for you
Every WoW Classic server: How to pick the realm for you
What you need to know about PvP and PvE WoW Classic servers, roleplaying servers, and more.
DayZ wipes servers and implements plenty of fixes with update 1.11
DayZ wipes servers and implements plenty of fixes with update 1.11
The survival game DayZ has certainly come a long way.
How to fix Valheim dedicated servers not showing up
How to fix Valheim dedicated servers not showing up
If you're trying to play with friends on a dedicated server but can't find it, here's some quick steps you can take.
The best Minecraft servers
The best Minecraft servers
What are the best Minecraft servers? They make the world go round.
PUBG’s update 10.3 is live, with new lighting for Karakin and selectable weapon sounds
PUBG’s update 10.3 is live, with new lighting for Karakin and selectable weapon sounds
The latest patch for Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has moved from the test servers to the public branch, bringing with it a host of fixes and tweaks, plus a few nice new features.
GTA RP: the best servers and how to join them
GTA RP: the best servers and how to join them
What is GTA RP and how do you download it? Grand Theft Auto V fans are bound to be wondering that as Rockstar’s open-world game continues to skyrocket in viewership figures on Twitch thanks to its RPG community.
CD Projekt's Servers Have Been Hacked, Data Leak Threatened In Ransomware Attack
CD Projekt's Servers Have Been Hacked, Data Leak Threatened In Ransomware Attack
Hackers claim access to Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 source code. Cyberpunk 2077 didn't arrive on Switch, but you've likely seen the troubled launch it went through back in December.
DDR3 RAM prices might rise despite DDR5 arriving later in the year
DDR3 RAM prices might rise despite DDR5 arriving later in the year
Seven years after the introduction of its successor, DDR3 RAM is still very much alive and kicking as a cheap memory solution in servers, but it might not stay that way for much longer with price hikes potentially on the horizon. With core manufacturers, such as Samsung and SK Hynix, gradually phasing DDR3 out of their production lines and the component following the recent trend of demand outstripping current supplies, DigiTimes (via Tom's Hardware) expects price rises in the range of 40-50% throughout 2021.
How to check if the Apex Legends servers are down
Teamfight Tactics patch 11.4 notes – “Very experimental” Chosen changes, trait nerfs
Teamfight Tactics patch 11.4 notes – “Very experimental” Chosen changes, trait nerfs
Teamfight Tactics' 11.3 patch - now hitting the multiplayer game's live servers - was a little on the slim side, with just a handful of tweaks and tinkerings to its champs and traits.
Servers are now offline permanently for Gearbox Software’s Battleborn
Servers are now offline permanently for Gearbox Software’s Battleborn
The gaming industry is full of big successes, but the failures are often equally monumental as well.
Battleborn servers shut down for good
Battleborn servers shut down for good
Five years after launch, the game is fully shuttered.
Battleborn's remaining players wave goodbye amid shutdown
Battleborn's remaining players wave goodbye amid shutdown
Gearbox's ill-fated team-based hero shooter Battleborn went dark yesterday, 31st January 2021 - leading its last remaining players to issue a tearful farewell. With its servers deactivated, Battleborn is now no longer playable in any form - even single-player.
Battleborn Servers Shut Down Today
Battleborn Servers Shut Down Today
The MOBA/FPS will be unplayable, both online and offline, going forward.
Fallout 76 update vastly increases stash size, improves color blind options
Fallout 76 update vastly increases stash size, improves color blind options
Fallout 76 has brought its inventory update onto the game’s main servers, following last month’s testing phase.
Ark: Survival Evolved’s next beginner server wipe is set for March
Ark: Survival Evolved’s next beginner server wipe is set for March
If you're an Ark: Survival Evolved fan, you'll know that the wilds of the action-adventure game's regular servers can be a challenging place to tackle.
Hitman 3 servers continuing to struggle
Hitman 3 servers continuing to struggle
Officially, Hitman 3 launched yesterday.
Star Wars Battlefront 2 servers are still struggling with an influx of new players courtesy of Epic's giveaway
Star Wars Battlefront 2 servers are still struggling with an influx of new players courtesy of Epic's giveaway
A heap of shiny new Star Wars Battlefront II players courtesy of the latest Epic Games Store giveaway have crashed the servers. As we reported last week, Epic's current freebie - the Celebration Edition of Battlefront II - features all the post-launch additions, as well as all cosmetic content previously available as in-game purchases, right up to and including those released as part of the game's Rise of Skywalker update. However, since the freebie was launched many players have had problems connecting to the online servers, reporting error codes 623, 918, and 721 - all of which translate to server issues.
Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor's servers are no more
Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor's servers are no more
Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor has lost some of its online features as a result of what publishers Warner Brothers say are “changes with our network”.
Get private, custom Battlefield 3 servers with a new mod
Get private, custom Battlefield 3 servers with a new mod
After five years in development, Battlefield 3 mods can finally run their own servers.
Here's what to buy in the Steam Winter Sale
Here's what to buy in the Steam Winter Sale
Now that Steam’s servers have recovered from the marauding horde of bargain-hunters who arrived when the Steam Winter Sale started last night, we can look at what’s actually worth buying.
PUBG Season 10 brings new urban map Haven and AI-controlled enemy faction
PUBG Season 10 brings new urban map Haven and AI-controlled enemy faction
PUBG Season 10 is fast approaching, and its first patch has landed on the battle royale game's test servers for a round of, well, testing.
The best Minecraft servers
The best Minecraft servers
Our pick of the best Minecraft servers around.
The broken World of Warcraft servers are Blizzard’s “number one priority”
The broken World of Warcraft servers are Blizzard’s “number one priority”
If you’ve been having issues logging into World of Warcraft recently, you aren’t the only one.
Avoid getting stuck in WoW: Shadowlands' login queue by logging in right now
Avoid getting stuck in WoW: Shadowlands' login queue by logging in right now
Blizzard won't be taking servers offline to launch Shadowlands, so you can stay logged in and start playing right when it release.
PUBG server relocation tests could mean “changes for PC as well”
PUBG server relocation tests could mean “changes for PC as well”
PUBG players on the west coast of the US have complained about their high ping due to the location of the game servers for years now.
Minecraft moderators can permanently ban players that break the rules now
Minecraft moderators can permanently ban players that break the rules now
Minecraft developer Mojang has enhanced the tools moderators have for keeping servers, and in-game communication, safe.
Titanfall surprise launches on Steam - is met with immediate
Titanfall surprise launches on Steam - is met with immediate "Mostly Negative" reception
Titanfall surprise-launched on Steam last night - and it was met with an immediate "Mostly Negative" reception. Respawn's multiplayer-only shooter came out in 2014, and six years later it seems it is barely playable on PC not because of a dwindling playerbase, but because players can't actually play it. Customers are reporting the game's servers are pretty much broken, and players are often kicked from multiplayer matchmaking.
PUBG 9.2 gets some “last-minute weapon balance adjustments” not in the patch notes
PUBG 9.2 gets some “last-minute weapon balance adjustments” not in the patch notes
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patch 9.2 is here, and so are the patch notes - though, of course, those notes have been around ever since the update hit test servers last week.
Capcom Hit By Cyber Attack, Group Claims To Have Stolen 1TB Of Employee & Customer Data
Capcom Hit By Cyber Attack, Group Claims To Have Stolen 1TB Of Employee & Customer Data
On November 2, Capcom’s servers were brought down by “unauthorized access carried out by a third party”. Read more...
Friday the 13th: The Game will shut down dedicated servers this month
Friday the 13th: The Game will shut down dedicated servers this month
Friday the 13th: The Game, which halted new development in the face of legal troubles in 2018, will shut down its dedicated servers when its next patch arrives this month.
League of Legends’ Seraphine is getting changes to “shift her primary position to Mid”
League of Legends’ Seraphine is getting changes to “shift her primary position to Mid”
As is often the case when a brand-new League of Legends Champion is unleashed on live servers for the first time, the MOBA game's latest addition is getting some follow-up changes in the next patch.
Among Us developer InnerSloth working on removing cheaters
Among Us developer InnerSloth working on removing cheaters
With its meteoric rise to the top of Steam’s top seller list and Twitch’s categories, Among Us has run into the same problems any popular game can expect. Among Us has been rife with cheaters and bugs for a while now, and the game’s servers are still lacking.
Friday the 13th getting final patch, shutting down dedicated servers in November
Friday the 13th getting final patch, shutting down dedicated servers in November
Gun Media is pulling the plug on asymmetric multiplayer horror Friday the 13th's dedicated servers later this month, and is delivering one final patch at the same time. Friday the 13th: The Game had a rocky start back in 2017, with a litany of bugs and technical issues threatening to undermine what was an otherwise solidly entertaining horror - and commercially successful - experience. Although things improved, Gun Media fell foul of a lawsuit relating to ownership of the Friday the 13th license, at which point the publisher announced it would no longer be developing new content.
Friday The 13th: The Game decapitates its dedicated servers
Friday The 13th: The Game decapitates its dedicated servers
Three years after its premiere, grindhouse 1v7 teen-smasher Friday The 13th: The Game has finally been defeated.
Friday the 13th game shutting down dedicated servers
Friday the 13th game shutting down dedicated servers
Peer to peer matchmaking will remain available, but the game will no longer be updated
Friday The 13th: The Game will close its dedicated servers after one final patch
Friday the 13th: The Game to Get Final Update and Close Dedicated Servers
Friday the 13th: The Game to Get Final Update and Close Dedicated Servers
Friday the 13th: The Game will be getting its final update this month and will close its dedicated servers, but the game will remain playable.
How to check if the Warzone servers are down
How to check if the Warzone servers are down
Stay frosty, and in the know.
How Club Penguin Came Back As a Horrifying Blood Sport
How Club Penguin Came Back As a Horrifying Blood Sport
Despite having its servers shut down three years ago, the Club Penguin community lives on in ways you might not expect.
Game Pass teases the arrival of Rainbow Six Siege
Game Pass teases the arrival of Rainbow Six Siege
In the realm of Rainbow Six Siege, the month of October sees the much-needed reworking of the Operator, Tachanka, hit test servers in preparation for a full release.
Teamfight Tactics patch 10.22 notes – Dazzler, Keeper trait reworks; Divine nerfs
Teamfight Tactics patch 10.22 notes – Dazzler, Keeper trait reworks; Divine nerfs
Teamfight Tactics patch 10.21 has done its time on the autobattler’s testing servers and made its way to the live game, so now it’s time to take a good look at what its follow-up will bring.
PUBG's Paramo map is tiny, deadly and changes between matches
Amazon ends Crucible development for good
Amazon ends Crucible development for good
Servers will shut down on November 9, just over five months after launch
Rainbow Six Siege Tachanka rework is now live on test servers
Rainbow Six Siege Tachanka rework is now live on test servers
For players invested in the Rainbow Six Siege community, Ubisoft’s continued support for the massive tactical first-person shooter has been nothing but commendable.
PlayerLands lets creators sell in-game wares in their Minecraft servers
PlayerLands lets creators sell in-game wares in their Minecraft servers
PlayerLands is a new e-commerce platform that's just launched, which lets owners of PC servers in games like Minecraft sell or receive donations for in-game items they've created.
Fans Get Warhawk's Servers Back Online
Fans Get Warhawk's Servers Back Online
2007 PS3 game Warhawk, one of the real pioneers of modern multiplayer console gaming, sadly lost its PlayStation Network support a couple of years ago.
Rocket League's servers died after it went free-to-play yesterday
Rocket League's servers died after it went free-to-play yesterday
Rocket League went free-to-play yesterday, which, naturally, caused loads of new players to hop into those funky little football cars for a few matches.
After five years in Early Access, Squad goes into full release with 100-player servers
Rocket League goes free-to-play, servers immediately crash
Rocket League goes free-to-play, servers immediately crash
As promised long ago, Rocket League is now free-to-play, though on PC the new version is only available on the Epic Games Store.
Best Minecraft servers 1.16.3 – Survival, Skyblock, Factions, and more
Best Minecraft servers 1.16.3 – Survival, Skyblock, Factions, and more
Minecraft servers are as varied as they are abundant, and it can be hard to hunt around for the kind of experience you’re after when you’re so spoilt for choice! But whether you’re looking for Skyblock, Hunger Games, factions, or just good old fashioned survival, our best Minecraft servers list will offer you a top-tier […]
Rainbow Six Siege’s new TS patch fixes a ton of bugs, but not the audio reverse one
Rainbow Six Siege’s new TS patch fixes a ton of bugs, but not the audio reverse one
A brand-new Rainbow Six Siege patch has just hit the FPS game's test servers, bringing "quite a large backlog of bug fixes", as developer Ubisoft Montreal explains.