#0 - June 23, 2009, 6:43 p.m.
The Retaliation battlegroup should be up and functioning correctly.
Thank you all for your patience!
First, I'm truly sorry that Retaliation is experiencing issues this morning, and we apologize deeply for any frustration or inconvenience that this might have caused for you.
We're working on the issues related to Retaliation as this is posted. While applying the recent hotfix, our technicians discovered some other issues, and they're investigating those in greater detail now. Here's a quote from the Breaking News page:
Q u o t e:
We are actively investigating the issues that are affecting the realms listed below. We currently have no estimate on when these realms will be playable, but we will provide another update at approximately 12:00pm noon PDT. Thank you for your patience.
Arena Tournament 1
Arena Tournament 2
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We will endeavor to provide any updates here as soon as they are available.