The amount of downtime required for patching is not always same amount of downtime required for database maintenance. All of our live games are experiencing similar maintenance downtime tomorrow for North America, and this is because of maintenance and not the deployment of patch 1.0.6a.
For reference, "fastpatch" refers to the nature of the patch and what kind of content it includes, not how long it takes to deploy or how much downtime is required. Fastpatches are frequently very small and typically only contain a few changes (usually important bug fixes that can't be addressed with a hotfix).
From what I saw:
Fixed an issue that could occur when attempting to upgrade from the Diablo III Starter Edition
That's going to require 10hrs of maintenance.
12/10/2012 09:16 PMPosted by PwnsauceOn a serious note, after 1k+ hours of play time for the first time ever I'm dissapointed enough to feel the need to quit and give up on this game. I almost cried when I read about this 10hr "fast" patch that's not going to change anything to a somewhat dying game that's in dire need of PvP. Please give us atleast PTR PvP or something, PLEASE!
12/10/2012 09:05 PMPosted by PwnsauceThey might start adding more letters and decimals to future patches just to avoid patch 1.1(pvp patch)
PvP has been moved to Diablo IV
Barbs are still retarded OP so working as intedned
50% damage reduction and 50% increase in damage taken across the board to all other classes
Legendary drop rates were too much so nerfed by 99%
99% increase in drop rates of non level 60 Legendaries
99% increase in chance of all items spawning with the following affixes:
crowd control reduction
physical damage to attacker
extra health from globes
block % on items other than shields
random useless skill bonuses that no class ever uses
12/10/2012 10:09 PMPosted by LylirraFor reference, "fastpatch" refers to the nature of the patch and what kind of content it includes, not how long it takes to deploy or how much downtime is required. Fastpatches are frequently very small and typically only contain a few changes (usually important bug fixes that can't be addressed with a hotfix).
Lol theres a reason why as soon as blues post people quickly reply asking about PVP.
We arn't getting any PVP content, and even worse is they arn't giving us any information regarding it. People want to know why such a basic yet important system in the game isn't implemented yet.
It's perfectly understandable for people to ask this, and specifically right after a blue posts about something different because it's the only form of information accessible at the moment..
Lmao 8 months after release and no PVP, really blizzard?
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