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Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was released in May 2016 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Players on a team work together to secure and defend control points on a map.

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Overwatch Outage Chart

December 17: Problems at Overwatch

Overwatch is having issues since 02:30 PM GMT. Are you also affected? Leave a message in the comments.

Most Reported Problems:

  • ▪ Sign in (42.47%)
  • ▪ Online Play (24.66%)
  • ▪ Game Crash (13.70%)
  • ▪ Matchmaking (9.59%)
  • ▪ Glitches (9.59%)

Overwatch Live Outage Map

The most recent outage reports and issues originated from:

▪ Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires  ▪ Camarillo, California  ▪ Columbus, Ohio  ▪ Glassboro, New Jersey  ▪ Laramie, Wyoming  ▪ Madera, California  ▪ Madrid, Community of Madrid  ▪ Mexico City, Mexico City  ▪ Munford, Tennessee  ▪ Neuquen, Neuquen  ▪ Raleigh, North Carolina

Overwatch Live Outage Map
  • Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
  • Camarillo, California
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Glassboro, New Jersey
  • Laramie, Wyoming
  • Madera, California
  • Madrid, Community of Madrid
  • Mexico City, Mexico City
  • Munford, Tennessee
  • Neuquen, Neuquen
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
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Overwatch Issues Reports

Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • TimoV
    Timo van Vliet (@TimoV) reported

    @AMD So when will those Overwatch crashes be fixed? Keep getting them. It's been months now since I got these crashes.. Fix it please.

  • jotaritos
    dana &knuckles 💎💎 (@jotaritos) reported

    He's 14 and he calls me overwatch mom whenever i rez him he would just quietly go "thank you mom". No problem son. No problem.

  • Rob_Tijerina
    Robert Tijerina (@Rob_Tijerina) reported

    If I say Hello! to you in Overwatch and you don’t say it back... we gonna have a problem.

  • ZeNMika_
    Ikmal Adha (@ZeNMika_) reported

    @unitlostgaming Hi Stylosa Can You Help Us From Malaysia No One From Malaysia Can't Connect to Overwatch Every Single Day Idk Why Idk How I Saw So Many Report Already Sent To Blizzard For This Issue And They Ignore Us Idk What to Do Please Contact Blizzaed For This Issue Thx!!

  • CodePhoenixVA
    Dan - CodePhoenix (@CodePhoenixVA) reported

    Okay so playing Overwatch with the steam link was a bad idea. Input lag and tons of frame drops. I don't think my wifi could handle it lol

  • an1nja
    20th level gay (@an1nja) reported

    yo anyone ever encountered "render device lost" error in Overwatch? i just had it and i wanna know is it a random thing that just happens or is there a fix?

  • HardcorePooka
    Batman (@HardcorePooka) reported

    I was hoping to enjoy a nice day of playing Overwatch... Too bad @GetSpectrum fucked that up for me. This is the third or fourth outage in the last week. Get your shit together. It's not like we're in a place covered in snow. All it did was rain today.

  • PoloPolotur
    Polo Polotur (@PoloPolotur) reported

    @AskPlayStation Hi, we are having problems receiving a purchase of Overwatch winter loot boxes, and are wondering how to receive them or at least get a refund.

  • Nero_Jamess
    Nero "James" 🐶 (@Nero_Jamess) reported

    After having been away from Overwatch for months, it's sad to see some of it's problems haven't been fixed. It's still very cruel with loot boxes and unfair for solo players who get stuck bearing the brunt of the game's short comings.

  • riptidequeer
    clout rambo (@riptidequeer) reported

    my overwatch is BROKEN

  • JeremyJinxed
    Jeremy The Jinx (@JeremyJinxed) reported

    Are the servers down for overwatch? I cant login, not even to the blizzard lauchers.. what up?

  • jetstream_jack
    JackalCrimson (@jetstream_jack) reported

    @LiveWirezGamer @RimsandGrins420 Wtf you talking about? I enjoy Legend of Zelda, Mario Odyssey, Persona 5, Overwatch, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and other such. My problem here is that I don’t see a reason to EVER buy a 1x. Not long ago you claimed that Sea of Thieves was an Xbox exclusive, but it’s also on PC.

  • BBQMcAwesome
    Andrew Frank (@BBQMcAwesome) reported


  • minaedg
    minaWashere💲 (@minaedg) reported

    Aaaahhgg!! now I can't play overwatch in my old computer, that general error 0xe0010160!! What a pain!

  • gloomishroom
    ☃Princess Gloomi☃ (@gloomishroom) reported

    Ayyy yall i did fix overwatch. I played for loke two hrs with no problems! So happy bc i ended up getting roadhogs new skin!

  • PikachuGangsta
    Pikachu (@PikachuGangsta) reported

    @BlizzardCS you guys kept disconnecting me for 2 times already and i lost 100 sr on overwatch, please fix it and give me my sr back

  • washmore_wells
    W.a.W (@washmore_wells) reported

    @Tarni234 @CasperKitsune @SwantanamoJ @DonHaci Pretty much because immortals have an overwatch team and apparently not enough sponsors so finance could of been a problem so they didn’t get an lcs spot

  • somanyscribbles
    Scribbles (@somanyscribbles) reported

    We officially solved the mystery of why my Overwatch was lagging - my controller was screwed up. Go figure. #gaming #Overwatch #gamerproblems

  • Sir_Squid
    Harrison Allen🎄 (@Sir_Squid) reported

    Ever since the latest Windows 10 update, my computer has been randomly restarting itself, and it's even happened while in a game of competitive Overwatch. Once it does, I get about ten minutes of loading before I can use my computer again. Anyone have any ideas to find fix?

  • LegendaryFoetus
    That one kid (@LegendaryFoetus) reported

    @PlayOverwatch @Blizzard_ANZ I’ve disconnected from multiple overwatch competitive games, but have rejoined every game. Yet I have been banned for 8 hours! Is there any way you can fix this?

  • MnejingWoW
    Just Mne (@MnejingWoW) reported

    "It's quick play" is not an excuse to throw or refuse to work as a team. If you've ever said "it's just quick play," you're a part of the problem. #Overwatch

  • FawwazJusoh
    Lord Fawwaz (@FawwazJusoh) reported

    Hi @BlizzardCS . I have issue with overwatch. It’s unplayable. Every game will DC. I can play any other online game except for this game. It’s frustated cause there’s an event. Pls fix it.

  • Sora0293
    Sora (@Sora0293) reported

    @BlizzardCS I keep losing connection to server in overwatch ever since last month. I used to don’t have this problem. I tried the blizzard connection troubleshooting too.

  • Vomit_Dragon
    Trve Kvlt (@Vomit_Dragon) reported

    why the fuck can't i upload this particular overwatch clip. I've posted others with no issues.

  • Shayy_TV
    Shay (@Shayy_TV) reported

    Still working on my great quest to get Overwatch to not crash anymore... contacted support, they gave me some instructions. We'll see tomorrow if they work.

  • cloutpipe
    🎄Christmas Meme🎄 (@cloutpipe) reported from Munford, Tennessee

    Hot take: @Blizzard_Ent should implement a banning system like league of legends in competitive mode on overwatch. They’re constantly talking about trying to fix the problem of people one tricking and that could help

  • roojie90
    rojilolz (@roojie90) reported

    @BlizzardCS this few days, me and my friend keep getting random disconnect from server while playing overwatch... last week i get random dc from diablo3... so i play other game like dota2, pubg i didnt get any random dc from other game..

  • gloomishroom
    ☃Princess Gloomi☃ (@gloomishroom) reported

    I think i acrually fixed overwatch now, i thought i updated my drivers but they were still an old version. The last time i played before the update my game would crash om the first game and show the lost rendering message. And so i went to the website and gor rhe latest one

  • BloodDaughters
    RADI (@BloodDaughters) reported

    How is Ubisoft so incompetent when it comes to connectivity? I usually get 20-30 ping in Overwatch and I dont think is good enough. Although Overwatch biggest problem is its shit balance and poor mechanics, not the netcode.

  • Byrdman10231
    Bichael (@Byrdman10231) reported

    @BlizzardCS I’m lagging a lot on PS4 overwatch and I don’t know if it’s my internet or if it’s a problem with the server

  • wheelgrl
    - ̗̀ madi ♡ ̖́- (@wheelgrl) reported

    What I could (and should) be doing: playing the overwatch event What I am doing: Playing enough PUBG to get enough points to fix my character customization

  • pookiekin
    Snail (@pookiekin) reported

    @LieutenantEddy Happened to me. :o ended up being the motherboard, replaced the power supply first since it was the cheaper route. Oddly, it only would crash when I got on Overwatch. Hopefully you have better luck than me. :p

  • StarSlay3r
    Ciji Thornton (@StarSlay3r) reported

    @AfRo_SaUcE So, update for ya. I wore the headphones for about 3 hours straight when playing Overwatch tonight and at this point the padding started to flatten so much that it got super uncomfortable and I had to take them off. If you play long sessions, this might be a problem you run into.

  • umadplease
    ump (@umadplease) reported

    @BlizzardCS then explain to me why i get disconnecting problems when i play overwatch, but not csgo, and r6s

  • DailyMills
    cw harassment squad (@DailyMills) reported

    FUCK Josh (formerly 'Overwatch #1') tbh; they are We must fix this, hopefully with Biopic

  • cinnamoncervine
    prancer (@cinnamoncervine) reported

    @haiqudzu Apart from obvious shitty matchmaking and lag, there is almost always something i could be doing to win, i think youre right in saying thats super frustrating. I mean, with overwatch even if i knew i fucked up i can still internally blame the team to make myself feel better lmao

  • michidestined
    Michi (@michidestined) reported

    And do you know how annoying lag is when you're trying to grind for Overwatch Winter lootboxes with your crappy 3mb DSL "high speed internet"? How annoying it is to do anything? I can't even check Facebook while gaming online without my internet choking.

  • Yedknowsall
    Yed- Have I told you how much I love Delthea? (@Yedknowsall) reported

    Some errors with the new computer but I mostly have it set up. About to test Overwatch on it.

  • Xwhats_goodX
    Daniel A Gonzalez (@Xwhats_goodX) reported

    @xsplit I can't stream certain games or levels - they lag my stream terribly. The main one is Heroes of the Storm. Overwatch runs incredibly well. I dont understand what is happening. The same issue happens with PUBG and Egypt level on Golf with Friends.

  • heyakad
    alex jiggles his balls (@heyakad) reported

    you ever have that problem where you keep having twi conversations with one person at the same time? my friend and i are talking about csgo and overwatch

  • LuiOW
    Lui Olivares (@LuiOW) reported

    @Kiba1132 He can one shot most of the overwatch cast from one right click, obviously zen discord makes it even more broken but it honestly what causes frustration for getting punished for peeking a corner. Hence the junkrat spam issue as well

  • icanhaskirstie
    Kirstie Plumley (@icanhaskirstie) reported

    During Overwatch total mayhem there were two Hanzo's on the opposing team. We tried to see if it was a glitch with the character, that wasn't the case. Gamer tag was: Element0345 @Blizzard_Ent

  • GGOwlGames
    GG The Snowy Owl (@GGOwlGames) reported

    someone on overwatch just called me daddy BLIZZARD PLZ FIX

  • ZHollowayy
    ZH- (@ZHollowayy) reported

    Also learnt that I haven’t missed playing Hanzo. I’m a really good Tank player yet I average around 22 SR gained and lose around 27SR. Played Hanzo 3 times. I gained 55 SR losing 22. With +27 -22 +28. Not tanking anymore. #Overwatch #broken

  • MaskedGikame
    Festive Gikame 🌐 (@MaskedGikame) reported

    Overwatch, we have a problem. And I hope that you acknowledge that. This isnt going the way it should. As much as I like your game, its getting frustrating in comp whenever this happens, which is sadly quite often

  • leafgun
    Fang-tan (@leafgun) reported

    anyways I have one legendary fish to catch, can't play Overwatch due to lag and now I'm going to make some shitty anime content

  • EclipseDem
    Clayton (@EclipseDem) reported

    Computer issues have been slightly fixed. Running some tests but stream is going LIVE right.....NOW! #Overwatch then who knows! Come hang out and say hello! #SupportSmallStreamers #SupportSmallerStreamers #TeamStreamDream #StreamersConnected #TTTT

  • OfficialBounty
    Bounty (@OfficialBounty) reported

    @BlizzardCS please add a longer time to rejoin the game after you guys just decide to kick me out on Overwatch. It’s so annoying losing 100 sr because of an error in your game. Literally ridiculous.

  • AhmanPatrik
    JudgeVampire (@AhmanPatrik) reported

    @YourMCAdmin Just woke up, so I guess I finally get to see you strange for the 2nd time (not counting the overwatch lag fest)

  • super_despair
    🎄logan 🎄 (@super_despair) reported

    Now it’s just people ranting about their problems over footage of overwatch

  • Slurm_Da_Wurm
    scott doert (@Slurm_Da_Wurm) reported

    @BlizzardCS please help me with my overwatch problems

  • ZHollowayy
    ZH- (@ZHollowayy) reported

    I think the main problem with competitive is that...and this is the phrase I hear so often now but “it’s just not worth it”. Forever losing more SR than what you get back in wins. Why play more when you’re not going to get any higher up the rank. Overwatch comp is a poor show

  • BryanZhu1
    Bryan.Z (@BryanZhu1) reported

    @Overbuff Hey there. I am a PS4 overwatch player. However my comp stats aren't showing on your website, I have played about 90 hours during season 7. My PSN is BryanDauntless , could you guys fix it for me? THX!

  • sammynperry
    samantha :) (@sammynperry) reported

    @PlayOverwatch After updating Overwatch, my game has been glitching and lagging. Help please!

  • colincornaby
    Colin Cornaby (@colincornaby) reported

    @jagger27 @GeekAndDad My guess, especially given Overwatch, is there are probably issues/bugs they are hitting in Metal.

  • smnstrk
    simon stark (@smnstrk) reported

    @UtubeShadow @FMJBoMB So lets make a compromise and change her ult. See? Easy. The problem is, Blizz doesn't know how to balance the game. Mercy has been OP since the rework, that bitch is literally killing the fun in Overwatch and they don't care. BUT BUT BUT MUH MERCY! (every low rank player)

  • LunaOwlBear
    Gengu Cat (@LunaOwlBear) reported

    @tastyboygenji I think the major issue is that blizzard released a very poor version of their own character design. Were as a fair few months prior this official realise. An actual fan released a better version of Hanzo's skin from the Overwatch comic.

  • Tiigerrlily
    Liljemas 👑 (@Tiigerrlily) reported

    Computer has just died - it took me 20+ seconds to load the highlight page in overwatch, and it’s saying I’m having errors in every game.

  • djwaglmuffin
    DJ (@djwaglmuffin) reported

    Been thinking a lot about my original today but I really want to finish this #overwatch thing. The problem with creating a fancomic or fanfic in the middle of a story in progress is the occasional wrench in the ointment from the source.

  • willhelmhesse
    Will ☃️❄️🌲 (@willhelmhesse) reported

    If you switch to something actually useful after playing sniper all game and it not working, great! If you do this in the last 16 seconds of the game, uninstall Overwatch

  • somanyscribbles
    Scribbles (@somanyscribbles) reported

    @LinZ1231 I think it’s a my-Overwatch-specific thing now. :/ I’m on my account on my fiancé’s PS4, and there’s no issue. I’m hoping reinstalling the game will fix whatever the issue is.

  • nennaotus
    jenna ❄️☃️ (@nennaotus) reported

    Also I hate it when people at the forum ask about CTF and some jerks are like "well make a custom game" well I did and I have been sitting here alone like 30 minutes already. not working. so stfu. and bring CTF back. #Overwatch

  • nennaotus
    jenna ❄️☃️ (@nennaotus) reported

    Also I hate it when people at the forum ask about CTF and some jerks are like "well make a custom game" well I did and I have been sitting here alone like 30 minutes already. not working. so stfu. and bring CTF back. so many of us misses it. #Overwatch

  • DailyMills
    cw harassment squad (@DailyMills) reported

    Bumped into Josh (formerly 'Overwatch #1') today. They were jogging my noggin. We must fix this, hopefully with Cat

  • kylecrockett865
    Kyle Crockett (@kylecrockett865) reported

    @AskPlayStation I'm receiving Error NP-34841-0 after redownloading Overwatch to my PS4. What are the steps I need to take to correct this?

  • keatonluvr69
    lucas 💜 (@keatonluvr69) reported

    full offense i hate this whole "oh poor blizzard uwu their artists are getting hate over a skin people better be thankful!!" narrative. like, overwatch is a triple a fps if they release something that looks like shit it's kind of their job to fix it.

  • Tensaida_
    Bo (@Tensaida_) reported

    @BlizzardCS hello, it’s been a while since I started having lags when I play overwatch I’m pretty sure it’s not the internet the problem is that I get frozen and can’t walk but I can shoot and do everything but walking and I need to jump every time that happens how to fix this?

  • BustedJack
    Jack (@BustedJack) reported

    Blizzard fix it because I am really pissed off, how my money has been robbed, I get how it’s a gamble but £16 worth of loot boxes and all I get is 2 non event skins so fucking done with overwatch, I have but so much effort and money in this game @[email protected]

  • LordShaid
    Shaid Claus (@LordShaid) reported

    Thanks for coming to that boring, broken stream! I'll probably be going live again around 2:30 with Overwatch, which hopefully won't crash like Dragon's Dogma.

  • Jimbenator
    Jimbenator (@Jimbenator) reported

    Sorry friends, pc problems again, hopefully stream back tomorrow but doesn't seem like it'll let me stream overwatch :/

  • mishcoIlins
    lets get down to business to defeat the huns (@mishcoIlins) reported


  • myrra_queen
    Tapu Lele gamer pro (@myrra_queen) reported

    @PlayOverwatch Overwatch you have failed me your level ranking system sucks i just turned level 101 and im going aginst level 500s please fix this or im returing you stupid game

  • LieutenantEddy
    Lt. Eddy 🎄 (@LieutenantEddy) reported

    So late last night my stream crashed, figured it was a Fortnite problem. This morning it crashed with Overwatch. Cleaning and figuring it's a GPU or game issue. Just did a hard black screen crash. No PC on light. No mobo error message, just black. Fuck. Anyone got an idea?

  • genjimain
    who names their kid "D dot V A" (@genjimain) reported

    imagine working for overwatch. jeff kaplan walks in and is like "who fucked up hanzo now we gotta fix him"

  • Delicutie
    Delicate (@Delicutie) reported

    I'd just like to point out, Charter, I have my PlayStation less than a foot from my wireless router. Why the fuck am I getting 3000 ping in North America overwatch servers. Fix your fucking internet before you try to charge us for it. @GetSpectrum @Ask_Spectrum

  • DailyMills
    cw harassment squad (@DailyMills) reported

    Guys, is spying on Josh (formerly 'Overwatch #1'). We must fix this, hopefully with Cat

  • TabuthaRasa
    Angra Mainyu (@TabuthaRasa) reported

    @PraiseTheFiddle @VieraButler Doesn't follow it's own terms of service. Favours twitch partners over other streamers. Doesn't really allow for anything other than flavor of the month. Unless you're streaming pubg fortnite or overwatch no one is interested.

  • butchplease01
    Ken (@butchplease01) reported

    Nothing more fun than continuously being placed against elite player in #overwatch and just getting fucking steam rolled all morning... fix your God damn team balancing ffs.

  • Festivitism
    Festivitism (@Festivitism) reported

    @BlizzardCS So, I had a crash during a competitive game on overwatch and it said "game found, joining game" when I relaunched like I was rejoining. It was 30 seconds without rejoining me, so I canceled, now it says I'm suspended. It's just 8min, but will this be on my record?

  • Bendilin
    Ben Spurr (@Bendilin) reported

    @OldSchoolGamerP The problems I had with Overwatch and how quickly its community declined never happened to me in any other online game, and it's such a rampant issue that I can only blame Blizzard for it. I mean 12 year olds on Xbox Live/Halo were significantly more cooperative than OW players.

Overwatch Most Common Errors

List of the most commonly reported error codes and fixes:
  • bc-101
  • bc-124
  • bc-152
  • BLZBNTBNA000003E8
  • BLZBNTBTS00000028
  • BLZOWPAY10200162
  • lc-202