It seems as though EA is experiencing major problems at the moment, as the Battlefield 5, Apex Legends, and FIFA 20 servers have gone down. The issues seem to be affecting all platforms, including PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Here’s everything we know so far regarding the servers down, including a comment from EA themselves.

EA Servers Down on February 18th, 2020

According to DownDetector – a website dedicated to providing the latest reports on server issues – EA is currently experiencing a major outage across their services. As of the time writing, there have been over 3000 reports on Electronic Arts alone.

EA Downdetector

These issues seem to primarily affect video games like FIFA 20, Battlefield 5, Star Wars Battlefront, and even Apex Legends on PC while it is available on Origin.

On FIFA 20, players are experiencing the following error message:

You lost your connection to the EA servers. Sign back in to access online features. See

As for Apex Legends, the error message reads:

Connection to server timed out. See for additional information.

Likewise, there is a similar error message occurring on Battlefield V and Star Wars Battlefront.

There’s no sign of when these issues will be fixed, although EA did acknowledge the issues on their support twitter. EA Help claims they’re “working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible,” so keep an eye out for further updates.

We’ll likely see the EA servers back up and running in a few hours from now, although there is ETA on a fix as of yet. If we hear anything official, we’ll update this as soon as possible, so you periodically refresh the article to be instantly aware of when the EA servers are online.

UPDATE – 19:00 GMT, Feb. 18: All issues have now been resolved and the servers are back online, EA has confirmed via recent tweet.