It seems that the servers of popular first-person-shooter game Battlefield 1 have fallen victim to an attack by a hacker group which is said to have resorted to employing the Distributed Denial of Service aka DDoS attack. Plenty of Battlefield 1 gamers have taken to social media forums to report the non-playability of Battlefield 1. Therefore, you can let us know in case the game servers are offline thus momentarily not allowing you play Battlefield 1.
It seems that the mastermind of the latest attack on battlefield 1 servers is the Phantom Squad who has claimed responsibility for the attack. "We will be keeping Battlefield 1 servers down. We are waiting for starskids to have an autistic breakdown," state the hacker group in an official tweet.
At this juncture, developers Electronic Arts are yet to issue official comments on the reported DDoS attack on the Battlefield 1 servers by The Phantom Squad. Therefore, you are advised to check for the online game mode in Battlefield 1 and let us know if the game works for you.
As soon as the Battlefield 1 servers were 'attacked', gamers took to micro-blogging site Twitter to vent their angst. Check out below some eye-catching anger tweets by Twitterati, in response to The Phantom Squad: