Latest status: there are new updates that have been added at the bottom of this story…

Original story from April 22, 2019

When will EA servers be back online? If you are looking for an answer to this question, you aren’t alone.

Looks like majority of EA servers are down (not online) at the moment. Games like ‘Apex Legends’, ‘Anthem’, ‘Battlefield’, ‘FIFA 19’, ‘Star Wars Battlefront 2’ are all affected. We are seeing a lot of reports from users about the same. Here’s the error many users are getting:

You lost your connection to the EA servers. Sign back in to access online features

Complainants – irrespective of whether they are on Xbox One or PS4 – are taking to social media platforms like Twitter to share the development. Following are some tweets:






Going by reports, many users are currently unable to complete EA Account sign in or log in (Code 100). This Reddit thread here reveals users across the world are suffering from this outage.


So far, we could not find an official word from the company on this ongoing outage, but we are constantly looking for more info. Will update the story as and we come across any news worthy development.

Meanwhile, if you are affected by this outage, share your thoughts with us and others by dropping in a comment below.

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Update 1 (April 22, 2019)

One user finally managed to log in. Here’s the workaround and other info they shared:

Just try to keep logging in. I tried maybe 20 times over 20min and finally got in. From what I gather it’s an ea server across all games issue. Probably getting ddos attacked or something

Update 2 (April 22, 2019)

One user told us the server is back up for them.

ea servers are back for apex

Check out their tweet here. (Update: Another user says servers are up. Update: Here’s another one.).

Update 3 (April 22, 2019)

Other error codes like 918, 721, and 524 have also come to light. Users of games like Anthem who are getting an error that says: “This EA account is restricted from accessing Anthem.”

Update 4 (April 22, 2019)

The servers are slowly coming back online now. Let us know if the problem persists for you.

Update 5 (July 10, 2019)

EA servers are down again. There are a lot of reports about it on Twitter currently (see here). We are trying to gather more info, so keep checking back.

Update 6 (May 17, 2021)

While users are complaining on Twitter about the servers going down, down detector also conveys Battlefield outage. What’s good is that EA has confirmed connection issue switch games:

Having trouble connecting to your game? We’re looking into issues with several of our games and services. We’ll be back with updates as soon as we have them.

Update 7 (August 18, 2022)

01:08 pm (IST): Many gamers are now reporting that EA servers are currently down or not working for them. Also, reports on Downdetector suggest the same.

07:33 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with EA has now been resolved.

Update 8 (September 27, 2022)

10:00 am (IST): Many gamers are now reporting (1, 2, 3) that they are facing issues connecting to EA servers. And the outage seems to be affecting various EA games including Madden 23, Apex Legends, FIFA 23 and more.

Update 9 (September 28, 2022)

05:35 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with EA servers has now been resolved.

Update 10 (November 17, 2022)

05:36 pm (IST): Many gamers have taken to Twitter to report that EA servers are currently down or not working for them.

Update 11 (November 18, 2022)

07:03 pm (IST): The recent outage with EA servers appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports.

Update 12 (Feb. 21, 2023)

11:57 am (IST): Fresh reports on Twitter (1, 2, 3) and Downdetector suggest that EA servers are currently down or not working for a section of gamers.

Update 13 (Mar. 03, 2023)

12:59 pm (IST): According to fresh reports on Downdetector, EA servers are currently down or not working for some players.

Update 14 (Mar. 09, 2023)

05:58 pm (IST): The recent outage with EA servers has now been resolved.

Update 15 (Mar. 13, 2023)

02:06 pm (IST): Multiple reports indicate that EA servers are currently down or not working (1, 2, 3).

Update 16 (Mar. 14, 2023)

12:41 pm (IST): The recent outage with EA has been resolved.

Update 17 (Mar. 15, 2023)

11:14 am (IST): EA servers continue to experience issues after the latest outage, as confirmed by players (1, 2), even after EA claimed to have everything working fine.

05:38 pm (IST): Recent reports indicate that the systems are working correctly once again.

Update 18 (Apr. 19, 2023)

12:38 pm (IST): Some gamers are now reporting on Twitter and Downdetector that EA servers are currently down or not working for them.

03:58 pm (IST): The recent outage with EA servers has now been resolved.

Update 19 (May 4, 2023)

09:06 am (IST): A new outage on EA servers is preventing players from accessing online modes or games that rely on the EA App (1, 2).

Update 20 (May 5, 2023)

09:00 am (IST): Although the EA support team claimed that the connectivity issues were resolved, there are still players unable to access games through the EA App (1, 2, 3).

03:00 pm (IST): It seems that the issues were solved since the related reports stopped appearing a few hours ago.

Update 21 (May 8, 2023)

09:19 am (IST): Some players report being unable to log into EA servers (1, 2).

05:00 pm (IST): Players should now be able to log into EA games as the server issues were fixed.

Update 22 (May 25, 2023)

03:33 pm (IST): EA servers are currently in the midst of an outage, which is affecting multiple titles such as the FIFA franchise, Battlefield 1 and Battlefield 4 (among others).

Update 23 (May 26, 2023)

02:10 pm (IST): As confirmed by the EA team, the latest outage has already been resolved.

Update 24 (Jun. 27, 2023)

11:05 am (IST): Players report a new outage on EA servers (1, 2, 3).

04:00 pm (IST): EA servers are already working correctly.

Update 25 (Jul. 19, 2023)

08:35 am (IST): A new server outage is preventing multiple players from accessing the EA App (1, 2, 3, 4).

01:00 pm (IST): The issue has been resolved, so EA App should be accessible again.

Update 26 (Jul. 26, 2023)

11:39 am (IST): The EA servers are currently partially unavailable due to maintenance, which could cause disconnections or game performance issues.

We’re going to do some maintenance across our online services over the next 8 hours. You may experience some temporary disconnections from your games during this window. We’ll let you know when it’s complete.

There are around 6 hours of maintenance left (at the time of writing this update).

Update 27 (Jul. 27, 2023)

05:42 pm (IST): The maintenance is over, so your games should be accessible once again.

Update 28 (Aug. 8, 2023)

04:12 pm (IST): It appears that EA servers are down as players are getting ‘Login failed’ error messages (1,2,3,4,5).

Update 29 (Aug. 9, 2023)

06:12 pm (IST): EA servers are back up and running.

Update 30 (Aug. 25, 2023)

03:56 pm (IST): Some players think that the EA servers are down because they can’t access Madden 24, but the real reason is that the Madden 24 servers are currently undergoing maintenance.

06:52 pm (IST): Maintenance is over, server are back up and running.

Update 31 (Aug. 29, 2023)

04:55 pm (IST): Some gamers are reporting (1, 2) that EA servers are down. However, one of EA’s games Madden 24 servers is currently down for maintenance and not EA servers.

07:00 pm (IST): Madden server maintenance has been completed and the game is working as expected.

Update 32 (Sep. 6, 2023)

04:32 pm (IST): Multiple Madden 24 players are upset by a new server downtime in the game. More on that here.

Update 33 (Sep. 7, 2023)

08:35 am (IST): Madden 24 server maintenance is completed, so the game is now available to everyone again.

Update 34 (Sep. 15, 2023)

05:08 pm (IST): A new server maintenance is causing Madden 24 to be currently down or unavailable for an unknown period of time.

Update 35 (Sep. 16, 2023)

09:00 am (IST): As the server maintenance ended hours ago, the game is now accessible again.

Update 36 (Sep. 19, 2023)

07:57 am (IST): New server issues are causing several Madden 24 players to be unable to play or access.

08:35 am (IST): In addition to Madden 24, server issues appear to be affecting other EA games such as Battlefield saga.

10:50 am (IST): EA platform server issues already appear to have been resolved.

Update 37 (Sep. 20, 2023)

04:39 pm (IST): The EA team confirmed that Madden 24 is undergoing server maintenance, so the game will be unavailable for a while.

Update 38 (Sep. 26, 2023)

03:08 pm (IST): A new maintenance is taking place right now on the Madden 24 servers. More on that here.

Update 38 (Oct. 6, 2023)

08:54 am (IST): Some players are unable to access the EA servers for unknown reasons (1,2, 3, 4).

11:06 am (IST): EA servers issues now appear to be working correctly as related reports stopped appearing.

Update 39 (Oct. 12, 2023)

01:18 pm (IST): Some gamers are reporting (1,2,3) that EA servers are down.

06:18 pm (IST): The recent outage with EA has now been resolved.

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