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PSO2 (JP) - Update on DDoS of PSO2 Servers and Websites
By Tomeeboy at 06/25/2014 - 8:59am
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As most of you are aware of by now, the official PSO2 site and servers, as well as some related PSO2 sites, have been under intermittent DDoS attacks since late last week. SEGA brought their official site back online Tuesday and has also released an update on the situation.


In their update, SEGA mentions the intermittent nature of the attacks and notes that they may have to stop service to the official site again if attacks intensify. In that event, players are encouraged to get updates via SEGA's official accounts on various social media outlets. At the time of the update, services that were still down included the download servers for the PC game client and character creation trial, AC purchase, and login to all versions of the game (PC, Vita, and smartphone).



Further maintenance to the official site will be carried out on Thursday to reinforce their protection measures and another update will be released on that day, as well. As a result of the downtime experienced due to these incidents, SEGA will be looking to reschedule various events and campaigns and will also be considering some form of compensation to players. More details will be announced at a later time.


If you're seeing this post, then you also know that PSOW is online again as well. Welcome back! We hope to avoid any further downtime, but please hang in there if we experience any more hiccups in service. We've made some changes to the site, so if you run into any bugs or other issues, please contact us and let us know. We'll be doing our best to keep things up and running and appreciate your patience and support!


by TsukasaHiiragi on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:01pm
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Glad to have PSO-World back!

by Blue-Hawk on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:51pm
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I was wondering what happened to the site. Glad it's back.

by lostinseganet on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:59pm
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So it was just an update not an attack? I am asking about PSO World

by SELENNA on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:56pm
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"have been under intermittent DDoS attacks" = attacked

by final_attack on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:22pm
Hello again PSO-World ^^

by Hatsodoom on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:10am
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I almost want to think this happened because there's no western release yet... almost.

by Hatsodoom on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:11am
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Double post glitch...

by fruiteaterz on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:50am
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Or perhaps just Anonymous was doing it for the "lulz"

by darklinkwarrior on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:47pm
lol someone mad at sega? hrm....

by Chigun on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:13pm
I don't think people who actually plays the JP servers care at all about a western release. There are ENG speakers there, ENG content due to tweaker and patches, buying AC is simple once you figure out how to get web money, etc. If someone is smart enough to launch a DDoS this sophisticated, they should be smart enough to figure out how to enjoy their time on the JP servers. Also doubt it's SEA. They have no reason for revenge on English-related PSO sites. Yet a lot of such sites got hit.

by pinkace on Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:38pm
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Attacked by the h4x0rz? I hate geek-on-geek violence :(

by Kamijou Touma on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 7:11am
i heard the DDoS was for 8 days straight sad D; its depressing that people have this much FREE time that they have to ruin a FREE game for others

by Chibi Cast Master on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:55pm
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Is there any news on the US release of PSO2

by PSZFann on Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:03pm
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Id like to know this as well, thought it was out, i guess i was on a bogus site cause the download link was broken, and i cant seem to find the site again.

 
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