Electronic Arts It will shut down online services for four more of its games in early 2023. Electronic Arts and other companies have been rolling out online services for older games in recent years, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop anytime soon. Near future
On October 20th, EA will shut down online services. An Army of Two: The Fortieth Day And Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel. Then on November 9 for online services Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3, Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium WarAnd Command and Conquer 3: Wrath of CainAnd Mercenary 2: A World on Fire All are closing. See you at the end of November. Honor The servers shut down with the game’s online capabilities ending on November 30.
After this shutdown, the next date fans should mark is January 19, 2023. On that day, four more EA games will lose their online services: Gatling Gearsthe original On the edge of the mirror, NBA Jam: On Fire EditionAnd Calf 2. According to TrueAchievements, two NBA Jam Achievements will be impossible to achieve after this point, so success hunters will want to move this to the top of their list while they can.
It’s unlikely that server shutdowns for these games will cause major problems for players, but it’s still a disappointing development. It should also be pointed out that not all of these games have online multiplayer functionality, but rather other types of online services. For example in the case of 2008 On the edge of the mirror game, fans won’t lose access to any online multiplayer modes, but they will lose access to online leaderboards.
It is not known at this time if any of these server shutdowns will coincide with the game being delisted. EA has delisted many of its games in the past, though this is usually due to license expiration in sports and racing games. It’s unlikely that this will be a factor for these specific games, so fans don’t need to worry about them being delisted, but it’s still something to keep an eye on for everyone. is interested in playing these games but has yet to go. to him
Online service shutdowns for older PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360-era games are likely to continue in the coming months as the majority of players migrate to newer platforms. For now, fans of EA’s games can keep the above removal dates in mind and plan their gaming sessions accordingly.
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Source: EA (via TrueAchievements)