Yeah but sometimes the game kicks me out of the server and that’s not my fault, I shouldn’t be paying the price for Blizzard’s poor server connection. I have been kicked out at least a dozen times and been unable to log back in for several hours.
While there were network issues that affected a majority of our community today, penalties are still applied for disconnections. This is why the penalty starts small at only 10 minutes. Details in this post here:
So if the game’s server crashes 2 or 3 times, there is no way for Blizzard to clean up their mess? If players already had 4 player-leaves but never intended to leave a 5th time and get kicked from the game, they just have to accept being banned from Competitive play?
Do you realize how utterly ridiculous this is?
Well I wasn’t planning to stop playing Overwatch soon but it appears like this is my cue.
When I encounter a first time disconnection, I stop playing Competitive and begin troubleshooting which means first check with Blizzard to see if there is an issue, then move on to checking my own connection and equipment. Finally I test throughly in a non-competitive mode before resuming competitive play. In short, you should only have been hit once unless you jumped back in without taking time to investigate.