#8220;We#8217;re currently investigating an issue affecting our authentication servers, which may result in failed or slow login attempts,#8221; reads a Blizzard tweet.
Game director Jeff Kaplan apologised to fans and told them that a fix would be released as part of an imminent PS4 and Xbox One update.
If two friends are ranked differently in regular Competitive play, they can#8217;t play together in Copa Lucioball, regardless of their rank in the new mode.
UPDATE: Overwatch and other Blizzard services appear to have been hit with a DDoS attack that has taken the servers offline.
Down Detector, which monitors online outages, has hundreds of reports for Overwatch and other Blizzard gaming services.
And as an added bonus, the old skins introduced last year will be available at a slightly cheaper price.
Another posted: #8220;Is #Overwatch down for anyone else? It#8217;s telling me #8220;In queue, 1000 players ahead of you.#8221; I#8217;d rather not wait for 1000 people.#8221;