[U: FIFA 23 Rival/FUT Champs outage fixed] EA server down (unable to connect) or FIFA 21 not working? Here's what we know

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on April 28, 2021) follows:

Incoming is a service outage alert!

Are EA servers down, or FIFA 21 game not working for you at the moment? Please be informed that the service is seemingly going through an outage in some regions which has got affected users to route to micro-blogging site Twitter and other online discussion platforms to highlight their concern.

No fifa 21today, servers down again.
I don’t play WL, work all week so play all my rivals games Wednesdays for Thursday rewards Face with rolling eyes thanks EA, usual helpful multi billion pound company
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Coming to whether there’s an official word on the matter, well, FIFA Direct Communication conveyed a maintenance a few hours back.

We will be performing online maintenance on FIFA 21 for PS4/PS5/X1/XSX|S/PC/Stadia/Switch at 06:00 UTC (Apr 28).

During the maintenance, all online services and features will be unavailable.

We will be disabling match creation 30 mins prior (05:30 UTC).

FYI this maintenance came after the PSN outage that occurred recently but was addressed in time.

The PSN issue which affected players connecting to EA Servers on PS4/PS5 has been addressed. Players should now be able to connect again.

We’re keeping a continuous tab on the service’s social media and other official channels for more information. So we’ll update this page with relevant info as and when we catch hold of any. In case you’re facing the problem discussed here, stay tuned for more updates.

Update 1 (August 18, 2022)

12:58 pm (IST): It appears that EA servers are currently down (1, 2) for many gamers, as a result of which they aren’t able to access FIFA (1, 2).

07:37 pm (IST): Reports on Downdetector (1, 2) now indicate that the recent issue with EA and FIFA has now been resolved.

Update 2 (November 24, 2022)

09:41 am (IST): According to fresh reports on Twitter and Downdetector, FIFA 23 servers are currently down or not working for many.

Update 3 (November 25, 2022)

07:44 pm (IST): The recent outage with FIFA 23 servers has now been fixed as we haven’t come across any fresh reports.

Update 4 (December 1, 2022)

12:51 pm (IST): Multiple reports indicate that the FIFA 23 servers are currently in the midst of an outage (1, 2, 3). Downdetector platform also reflects the increasing reports on the issue.

Update 5 (December 22, 2022)

10:59 pm (IST): Some FIFA 23 players are now reporting (1, 2) that the servers are currently down or not working for them.

However, FIFA support had already informed players that there will be scheduled maintenance for a few hours. So, this explains the current outage.

We have a scheduled maintenance on December 22, 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM UTC. During this time, you may be disconnected or unable to access online services. Match creation will be disabled 30 min prior to the maintenance. Titles impacted: FIFA 23 on all platforms. (Source)

Update 6 (December 23, 2022)

06:58 pm (IST): The recent outage with FIFA 23 appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports.

Update 7 (January 12, 2023)

10:56 am (IST): FIFA support informed players (in advance) that there will be scheduled maintenance for FIFA 23 and FUT web app on January 12 at 1 PM UTC.

We have a scheduled maintenance on January 12, 5 AM – 1 PM UTC. During this time, you may be disconnected or unable to access online services.

Match creation will be disabled 30 min prior to the maintenance. Titles impacted: FIFA 23 on all platforms and the FUT Web App. (Source)

And due to this, many players are currently facing issues (1, 2, 3) accessing these services.

07:30 pm (IST): While FIFA support didn’t inform back if the recent maintenance has been completed, it seems that the servers are now back up as we haven’t come across any fresh reports suggesting they are still down.

Update 8 (February 2, 2023)

09:20 am (IST): Multiple players are getting connection errors when trying to access Division Rivals and FUT Champions (1, 2, 3). The issue has been acknowledged.

Update 9 (February 3, 2023)

09:20 am (IST): The FIFA 23 outage on ‘Rival’ and ‘FUT Champs’ modes has been addressed by EA.

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