EA shuts down online service for various games
EA Games is shutting down the online service for a good number of its older games. Continue to learn more about the affected games, what will be affected and when they will stop.
Stopping online service for older games is not something new. Towards the end of September, Ubisoft itself shut down the online service for a few of its games. This includes titles such as Assassin’s Creed 2 and Far Cry 3. EA is following suit, shutting down online services for some of its older games. This will affect all multiplayer capabilities, as well as other online features. This includes leaderboards, achievements involving online play, and more.
Although online play is going away for these games, they’re still playable offline, which means they won’t be completely irrelevant. Other games on the list, like Command & Conquer games, already have multiplayer workarounds that don’t rely on official servers.
Here is the list of games whose online features will soon be closed:
- October 20, 2022
- Army of two: the 40th day
- Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel
- Dragon Age: Origins (multiplayer screenshot server)
- November 9, 2022
- Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
- Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars
- Command & Conquer: Kane’s Wrath
- Mercenaries 2: World in Flames
- November 30, 2022
- January 19, 2023
- mirror edge
- NBA Jam: Burning Edition
- Gatling gears
- Stem 2
As mentioned earlier, these games will still be playable after the online service is discontinued.
For a full list of EA games whose online services have been shut down, click here.