EA Shutting Down Servers on Older Online Titles

January 4, 2010

Sports video game giant EA has announced that some of its older titles will have its online servers shut down pretty soon. On February 2, 2009 titles on Xbox, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii and PC, will no longer have dedicated online servers. For those of you who think that it’s unfair it gets better. Titles as recent as their 2009 iterations will be shut down as well. It seems as if this may be a ploy to get you even harder to buy the most recent title every year, but it’s just my hunch. Here is the list of titles:

UEFA Champions League 07 PC and x360
Facebreaker x360 and PS3
Fantasy Football 09 x360 and PS3
Fight Night Round 3 PS2
Madden 08 Wii
Madden 08 PC
Madden 09 Xbox1
Madden 09 Wii and PSP
March Madness 07 x360
NBA 07 PSP, x360
NBA 08 PS2, PSP, Wii
NBA 09 Wii – Europe only
NBA Street (2007) PS3 and x360
NCAA Football 08 PS2
NCAA Football 09 PS2
NASCAR 09 PS3 and x360 – Europe Only
NFL Tour PS3 and x360
NHL 07 PSP and x360
Tiger Woods 07 PC
Madden 09 x360 and PS3
Madden 07 Xbox 360

So… what were we paying Xbox Live for again?

EA Shutters Online For Selected Games, Including Madden 09 [Kotaku]

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Working on the DualShockers staff as both an editor and community manager since late 2009, François is absolutely no stranger to the videogame industry. He is a graduate from the City College of New York, and has his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. His next step is to obtain his Master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before starting his career, François has been gaming since the age of 2 with Super Mario World, and he has never looked back since. Gaming may be his profession, but it has always been his passion.

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