I am having the same issue, even after restart, re-install, turning off firewall, logging out of twitch etc and using the launcher... Still same error offline page saying authenticating.
@OutRage87 Sorry you are having trouble connecting. This is a known issue the devs are working on. We have a pinned thread on the Technical Support forums for this as well at https://forums.playbreakaway.com/topic/2152/servers-are-offline. Please check that thread for further updates.
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