EA SERVERS DOWN – UPDATE: EA, Origin and FIFA 19 servers are back in business.
Reports of issues with EA servers have fallen from the hundreds on Down Detector to just a few handful, with the brief problem that hit gamers seemingly resolved.
ORIGINAL: EA servers are down right now for hundreds of gamers who are having issues with top footie sim FIFA 19 as well as the Origin platform.
Independent outage monitor Down Detector has registered a surge of FIFA 19 down reports as well as EA and Origin server problems.
Out of the FIFA 19 down reports, some 66 per cent of issues were related to server connection issues and 33 per cent were to do with login problems.
Down Detector is an independent outage monitor which tracks social mentions around specific topics to detect when popular services go down.
According to the Down Detector outage monitor the EA and FIFA 19 server issues are affected gamers in the UK, Europe and parts of the US.
FIFA 19 and EA fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to report the server issues and problems playing online.
One fan tweeted: “Ultimate team Fifa 19 server down”.
Another posted: “Anyone else having issues connecting to EA Servers in NA on FIFA 19? PS4?”
One added: “Winning goal I ‘scored’ in the final minute, before EA servers disconnected & gave me a 3-0 defeat #FIFA19 #PS4share”.
And one wrote: “I managed 3 warm up DR wins prepped my team then servers go down.”