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You would think they would have given this some thought. Most preordered game ever, blah blah, huge launch events, let's not make sure the servers can take it. It worked fine during beta weekend, right?... Right?
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Originally Posted by finalturismo View Post

Iam 24 years old and i dont really anything but starcraft....
BUT TODAY IS GOING TO CHANGE THAT
I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS, FOR YEARSSSSSS

I am in EXACTLY the IDENTICAL boat you are..... nothing really but starcraft, but i .... have wanted this to release the second LOD came out.....



But... smart idea Blizzard.... 40 seconds after 12 yrs or so.... noooooo problem:thumb:
Edited by Kaygee - 5/14/12 at 3:54pm
post #123 of 148
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Originally Posted by xBlitzerx View Post

Can someone explain how this will help?
Instead of everyone logging in at 12:00:00, everyone will wait 40 secs and try to log in at 12:00:40?
I must be thinking the wrong way about this.

Your answer can be had here in another post of mine on page 4....

http://www.overclock.net/t/1254939/th-blizzard-may-enforce-40-second-delays-at-diablo-3-launch/30
    
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It doesn't look to me like the 40 second thing is implemented anyway... Unless it's that full it doesn't even let you start the counter tongue.gif
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post #125 of 148
All things considered, while this doesn't bother me, they've spent enough time on the game, I hope they weren't stupid enough to under estimate all the people hitting the game at once. I don't think 40 seconds is going to help.
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post #126 of 148
not that big of a deal, since it will be 3am EST. some people wont get on and play til the following day, but still its going to be a masssive launch. Ill be a bestbuy at midnight!!!


prolly have to take the laptop and play some Diablo2 while im sitting in my chair waiting LOL


Note:***The Americas (U.S., Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia) servers open at: 12:01 a.m. PDT, May 15*** (Source: Blizzard.com)
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Asia is already live and going, so that is a good portion of the players that won't be hitting at midnight PST.

Then you have East Coast, only the most hardcore are going to be up at 3am to play the game right at launch, and an even smaller group are going to last into late morning. So with that in mind I am confident in my plan of going to bed at my normal old man time and playing in the early morning until my eyes bleed.
    
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XD 86 % XD moveee moveeee xD:thumb:
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post #129 of 148
noooo, im installing d3 right now frown.gif i shoulda been playing 50 mins ago =[
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Yeeeah, looks like the delay (if they even did go through with it) didn't help any.
    
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