EA Experiencing Server Issues, Apex Legends Seemingly Affected [UPDATE: Fixed]
EA's online servers ran into some issues but they are now fixed.
[UPDATE] The issues affecting EA's servers have now been resolved.
The issues affecting https://t.co/FsLr81tLiC and a number of our services has now been resolved. Thanks for your patience while we looked into this.— EA Help (@EAHelp) February 15, 2021
The original story is below.
Gaming giant Electronic Arts is experiencing some issues with a number of its services, with at least one giant game--the battle royale title Apex Legends--currently impacted by the outages.
The official EA Help Twitter account released a statement to concerned players. "We are aware that http://help.ea.com and a number of our services are experiencing issues at this time and are working on a fix. Stay tuned for updates," it said.
We are aware that https://t.co/FsLr81tLiC and a number of our services are experiencing issues at this time and are working on a fix. Stay tuned for updates.— EA Help (@EAHelp) February 15, 2021
The Apex Legends News Twitter account mentioned that the issues might be impacting the battle royale game. The full extent of the network outages, however, is not immediately clear.
Server outages and other related issues are common at EA and basically every company that operates online games. EA typically responds swiftly, so it's expected that these latest issues will be addressed and sorted out in short order, but keep checking back with GameSpot for the latest.
EA continues to lean into live service games through its $2.1 billion acquisition of the Glu Mobile, the developer of Kim Kardashian's very popular mobile title. EA wants to make more money from microtransactions, and buying Glu is a way to do that.
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