Blizzard will be performing maintenance to all Classic Battle.net regions on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
Blizzard will be updating the servers to address the
@ symbol and its related bugs. Blizzard wishes to emphasize the following notes:
- No accounts were harmed during iterations on this subject.
- Symbols will once again be available for name creation.
- Any cross game profile will appear as
@<realm>so that they can be handled properly by chat and friend functions*.
- Happy Valentine's Day. Blizzard loves you.
*Use the version of the name you see in chat to invoke chat functions.
|USEast, USWest||9:00-10:00 AM PST|
|Asia||1:00-2:00 PM PST|
|Europe||3:00-4:00 PM PST|
All classic games will be down during this maintenance period.
Editor's note: Blizzard has begun announcing this maintenance across all classic Battle.net servers via the
EID_ERROR chat event with the following message sent upon entering any channel:
[Server Broadcast] Server Restart at 0900 PST (1200 EST) (https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20753167621)
In addition, banning in channels is currently broken across all games regardless if they have the