Basically the mass amount of users playing DayZ ended up breaking Steam Authentication somehow, so steam servers for several games went completely down. DOTA for example has gone down because of the problems (supposedly. It may have actually been a Steam issue with DayZ being the main victim) caused by DayZ. --- Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 2. Lets revitalize this game eh? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FUge6ghaIo&hd=1
#4SpacewhizguyPosted 12/18/2013 2:32:14 PM
Ya, even though DayZ has like a twentieth of the amount of Dota 2 players, it was obviously DayZ that broke Steam. --- What's a sig?
#5Worknofun370Posted 12/18/2013 2:35:20 PM
Any links showing it was DayZ that caused the issues?
#6rusty12000Posted 12/18/2013 2:42:11 PM
Probably because no one noticed because it was quick. Steam is a great service. --- Everything EA contributed to gamers around the world in one youtube clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBoesEFWZnM
#7SpazH3dPosted 12/18/2013 2:49:10 PM
Actually it was Santa that broke steam. --- - My vision is augmented
#8wizardmonPosted 12/18/2013 2:55:04 PM
I'm pretty sure the servers in DayZ are handled the same way as Arma III handles servers so steam isn't connected to this at all. --- I think I'm the only person on gamefaqs with a daughterboard - ToastyOne New with a moderation history more plentiful than karma. - Fossil (Moderator)
#9ThePCElitistPosted 12/18/2013 3:28:48 PM
I'm pretty sure the servers in DayZ are handled the same way as Arma III handles servers so steam isn't connected to this at all.
This. It just happens to support the steam overlay and stuff. The servers are handled by several other companies. --- Server PC: Xeon E5-2630, Gigabyte X79-UD3, 16 GB's CORSAIR Vengeance LP 1600mhz, Samsung 840 Evo 500 GB (x2), Seagate 4TB 7,200 rpm hdd, Corsair RM650
#10DXMGPosted 12/18/2013 3:39:21 PM
Actually, Steam is so tired of lame zombie crap that it tried to commit suicide. --- Medic!