Blizzard caught a ton of deserved flak for the myriad of launch issues that plagued Diablo 3 last week, and in particular Error 37 seemed to get the most scathing attention of angry gamers. Error 37 basically meant that you couldn’t connect to the Diablo 3 servers to play the game, which is required due to the fact that you have to be online to play the game period. It’s called an “Always-on” DRM model, and it isn’t the most ideal way to protect your IP.
Regardless, it is what it is, and since late last week D3 has performed well without issue, but Blizzard will never be able to hide from the mishap. For old time’s sake you should check out one of the latest Error 37 parody videos below just to give you an idea of what many gamers were experiencing last week. You’ve been loving and sometimes hating the passion of the gaming crowd…
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