Electronic Arts has announced it’s pulling the plug for online servers on a number of titles from the PS3 and PS4 era by the end of the year.
The following games will have their online servers taken down on the dates listed below:
- Crysis 3 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One (backwards compatibility), Steam and EA App (September 7, 2023)
- Dead Space 2 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 (December 8, 2023)
- Dante’s Inferno on PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and Xbox 360 (December 8, 2023)
- FIFA 18 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (November 6, 2023)
- FIFA 19 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (November 6, 2023)
- FIFA 20 for Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (November 6, 2023)
- FIFA 21 for Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
This is common practice for major publishers nowadays, and EA announced earlier this year that it was pulling servers offline for Battlefield 1943, Battlefield Bad Company, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and Mirror’s Edge this December. All games were removed from digital purchase in April.
[Source – MP1st]