Players across all EA titles, including FIFA 20 and Apex Legends, are reporting problems logging in on February 29.
Anybody looking to log into Apex Legends, FIFA 20, Star Wars Battlefront 2, and every other EA game are currently running into many issues that are blocking them from playing games. Fans quickly voiced their concerns on social media, and the developers confirmed they are looking into the issues.
Update, April 14, 10:44AM EST: EA has now said that all services have been repaired and should be back up and running as normal.
We're currently looking into the issues affecting our services. If you can't play online, access Origin or EA Help, we're on it.
— EA Help (@EAHelp) April 14, 2020
"We're looking into issues with our websites, games, and services. We'll be back with updates as we have them."
Down Detector showed massive spikes in players reporting crashes on games like Apex Legends.
There's not ever a good time for game servers to go down, but considering the stay at home orders across major regions of the globe, this is certainly one of the least ideal times. At least you can rest easy knowing that you're not alone in your problems.
Currently, the issue is plaguing players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, so there's nobody safe from the problems. For Apex Legends players, there might be a workaround, but there's no telling how effective it'll be since the problem is occurring across multiple games.
Hi all, we are actively investigating the connectivity issues players are currently experiencing. Match creation has been temporarily disabled to prevent disconnects. We'll update this thread with more info when we can.
— FIFA Direct Communication (@EAFIFADirect) February 29, 2020
During the previous crash in February, FIFA disabled the creation of matches for the duration of the outage, to prevent any disconnects.
We are aware of the complaints around connecting to EA servers and are actively investigating. Match creation has been temporarily disabled to prevent disconnects during this time.
— FIFA Direct Communication (@EAFIFADirect) February 27, 2020
We will keep you up to date with the server status for EA games, as well as any messages from EA's support team.