Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Following a brief Google Cloud outage, Discord, Apex Legends and more are back online

You’re currently trying to play an online match against Apex Legends or Rocket League, but if you’re having trouble connecting, you’re not alone. It seems that some services and popular websites have been shut down due to the massive outage.

As stated on the Google Cloud service status page, Google Cloud Networking shows that there is a problem that is causing some apps, such as Discord, to malfunction. IGN’s sister site Down Dector It also shows a widespread outage Across various websites and online services.

Google Cloud Outage presents the question of what happens when a typical provider experiences a technical problem. Services such as Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services that accommodate a large number of clients will also adversely affect services that use these providers if they encounter problems until the provider resolves the issue.

Fortunately, things seem to be slowly starting to return to normal. Google pointed out At 1:17 pm today, I believed that “the cloud network problem was partially resolved.” Some companies affected by the outage, including Psyonix, are using Twitter and say the outage has been resolved and restored.

If the outage continues, I’ll update this article.

Taylor is IGN’s Associate Tech Editor. You can follow her on Twitter @TayNixster