Was Dota 2 Down? Gamers Inflicted With “Abandons” and Left Unable to Discover Video games
A Dota 2 server outage earlier as we speak precipitated a number of issues that lasted for fairly a while. Some reported that their video games crashed halfway, whereas others complained by way of social media boards like Reddit that their wins weren’t being credited. Additional, the server points precipitated the “Settle for” sport choice to not seem after gamers queued for a sport, inflicting them to be banned from matchmaking. It has been reported that this Dota 2 server outage was the results of a scheduled Tuesday upkeep (early Wednesday in Asia) by Valve, and the servers at the moment are up and working.
Dota 2 servers go down probably due to Tuesday upkeep; gamers report a number of points
The Tuesday upkeep that Valve performs on its Dota 2 servers normally lasts a couple of minutes; nevertheless, this time the servers have been down for a substantial time period. Gamers reported that after they accomplished their video games, their match depend or MMR didn’t change in order that they needed to wait patiently, not just for their matches to indicate up of their historical past but in addition to seek out new video games.
Other than that, some customers reported that the “Settle for” sport possibility didn’t present up after they have been queuing for video games throughout this time interval, main to numerous time bans similar to three minutes, quarter-hour, and even 24 hours for some customers.
“Man *** we have been actually hitting throne after a teamfight and the sport crashes for an replace,” acknowledged a consumer discussing this concern on one of many Reddit threads.
Gamers whose video games don’t seem of their accounts as a result of server points normally have a tendency to look as soon as the servers are totally operational. In consequence, the MMR will get up to date as effectively.
Dota 2 participant for 4 Zoomers, Nico “Gunnar” Lopez, additionally encountered a difficulty on his Twitch livestream. After his sport ended, his Dota 2 consumer went into offline mode and his match was not recorded at that second.
There was no official remark from Valve on this concern. Until Valve feels that the error is of appreciable magnitude, the group tends to not make any assertion by means of its weblog or social media about such server outages.