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[TH] Blizzard May Enforce 40-Second Delays at Diablo 3 Launch

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Blizzard has published its Launch Day Preparation Guide for Diablo 3, and reveals that the company may enforce a 40-second delay when logging into the game on May 15. This is to make sure everyone has a stable experience as gamers leap onto the servers after waiting nearly 12 years for the third installment.

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lets see if even that will stop us all from wreaking havoc on their servers
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Reminds me of "Traffic Control" in EVE Online. tongue.gif
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Don't mind if it's ONLY on release day. Having all players wait an extra minute(roughly, 40secs is not a minute, i know this) vs. crashing/overwhelming the servers as a whole, ruining it for everyone, is a lot better.
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sounds like at least there ramping up for the assault on there servers. id still bet there going to have issues though.
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40 whole seconds to log in on launch day beats having the servers blow up and having to wait 4 hours.

Blizzard has some very successful launch days under it's belt. D3 will be no different, I have no worries and will be playing right when the servers come up.
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buy more servers blizzard? biggrin.gif


but yeah i would rather wait 40 seconds then it blowing up and being dead for hours
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Smart idea...
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

40 whole seconds to log in on launch day beats having the servers blow up and having to wait 4 hours.

and it still probably will laugher.gif im thinking if i need to take the day off on launch day or the following day..
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post #9 of 148
You have waited 12 years...

What's another 40 seconds to you?
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Nice idea, hope it works smile.gif
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