[Update: Diablo 4 login fixed] Diablo 3 servers down, not working & throwing 'code 1' or 'code 3006' errors? You're not alone
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on Mar. 7, 2023) follows:
That said, currently Diablo 3 players are unable to enjoy the game as its servers are down or not working, resulting in ‘code 1’ or ‘code 3006’ errors.
Diablo 3 servers down, not working & throwing ‘code 1’ or ‘code 3006’ errors
Multiple reports indicate that Diablo 3 players are unable to access the game due to an outage and instead they only get ‘code 1’ error.
Reports indicate that the game servers have been down for at least 1 hour.
Diablo 3 Servers down? Keep getting an error saying There was an error creating game error code 1
code 1 error joining games? was playing fine, swapped characters now this.
few things online were driver updates, flush dns, run as admin, did a scan and repair for lols. no dice.
Some Diablo 3 players are also getting ‘code 3006’ error. The issue is preventing them from creating a game or joining an already created game, although they still can log in with their credentials.
Blizzard reportedly aware of the issue
According to a player, the Diablo 3 client is showing a message stating that devs are aware of the issue.
There is a message on the Launcher now. Investigating the game creation issue. So they are working on it
The message in the client/launcher reportedly says ‘We are investigating an issue that is causing problems in game creation’. But there is still no ETA for everything to work normally again.
Lovely. They have a thing at the top of the game launcher now that reads “We are investigating an issue that is causing problems in game creation.” hoping for a quick fix
We will be monitoring the situation to update this story as events unfold.
Update 1 (March 7, 2023)
12:00 pm (IST): The issue has been resolved and Diablo 3 servers are now working properly.
Update 2 (March 8, 2023)
09:16 am (IST): Fresh reports (1, 2, 3) suggest that servers are still down for some. Blizzard support is however telling the affected that it’s being investigated, by redirecting them to an old acknowledgment.
Sadly, there’s no ETA for the fix yet.
Update 3 (March 9, 2023)
Update 3 (June 2, 2023)
Update 4 (June 6, 2023)
Update 5 (June 7, 2023)
03:25 pm (IST): The server issues continue as players now are struggling with extremely long queue times, but there is an official word. More on that here.
Update 6 (June 9, 2023)
Update 7 (June 12, 2023)
03:39 pm (IST): Reports related to Diablo 4 server issues have dropped noticeably, suggesting that the situation has improved.
Update 8 (June 14, 2023)
09:49 am (IST): The Diablo 4 server issues and errors are still not resolved as there are still affected players.
Update 9 (June 16, 2023)
Update 10 (June 17, 2023)
09:00 am (IST): The laggy server issues seem to have reduced as the related reports have decreased in the last few hours.
Update 11 (June 21, 2023)
Update 12 (June 27, 2023)
Update 13 (June 29, 2023)
Update 14 (July 6, 2023)
02:20 pm (IST): It seems that the server issues have been alleviated and the game is running more smoothly.
Update 15 (July 28, 2023)
04:45 pm (IST): The Battlenet login issues have already been resolved by Blizzard, so Diablo 4 players can now access the game again.
Featured Image: Battlenet
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