Since 11am on November 18, Electronics Arts servers are not working and don't allow online access to videogames like Fifa 19, Battlefield and Origin
Bad Sunday wake-up call for thousands of gamers: Electronic Arts servers are down and you can't play Fifa 19. It is not a problem of your console or your computer, there are many users who are reporting the disruption and can not play their favorite games. It's not the first time that Electronic Arts' servers have gone down, it already happened a few weeks ago, creating quite a few inconveniences for users.
The first reports of malfunctions have arrived shortly after 11:00 am and concern, in fact, all titles and all services related to the famous American developer. Taking a quick tour on the various portals of the sector (but also on Twitter, where the hastag #Fifadown was quickly reported by thousands of users around the world) it turns out, in fact, that the problem does not concern only Fifa 19. Other games such as Battlefield, Need for Speed or Madden can't connect to Electronic Arts' servers, and the download platform Origin is unreachable.
Why Fifa 19 and Fifa Ultimate Team aren't working today
The biggest problems seem to concern Fifa 19 and especially Fifa Ultimate Team, the game mode that allows you to create the team of your dreams and challenge other players from all over the world. As many of you know, from Friday to Sunday is staged the "Weekend League" that allows you to get special packs of cards depending on the positioning obtained in the weekend. Gamers complain about the inability to challenge other players in Fifa Ultimate Team and improve their ranking.
The reports on the down of Electronic Arts servers come from all over the world, a sign that the problem is quite serious. For the moment, the American software house has not provided any information about the causes of the problems, but surely the technicians are working to solve it as soon as possible. We'll keep you updated.
Update 2pm - Electronic Arts' server problems don't seem to be solved. Two hours after the outage began, Fifa 19 and all of the US developer's other online games are still unreachable.
Update 3pm - The problem seems to have been resolved and the online servers for Fifa 19 and other Electronic Arts games are back up and running.