EA pulling plug on old game servers

EA pulling plug on old game servers

In a new service update, EA says they're to stop supporting online play for games that are getting old. As of next month, four Wii games will no longer have Wi-Fi:

    February 2nd, 2010 shut-offs
  • NBA Live 08
  • NBA 09 (Europe only)

Can't expect these things to last forever I guess.

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MediumBlueMetallic said:

NFL 09? Really? I don't own this game, but I'm pretty sure that you can still buy it new. I think EA is trying to get a little greedy with sales by forcing consumers to buy the newest iteration of the product. I don't think I'd buy anything from EA that's destined to only have a 1-year shelf life for online play. That's pretty criminal if you ask me.

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ToTaLgAmEr said:

As long as they don't get rid of Medal of Honor Heroes 2 it's all good. Even though I don't play it much any more, it was really fun and I occasionally go back to play.

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jeet said:

Dang it I like madden 08 the best and I play online with my friend a lot. This sucks. Well back to brawl and mario kart online.

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Lay-Z Boy said:

Greedy money mongers. That's like if they made another Animal Crossing on Wii and a year later they pulled the plug for City Folk.

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FTHIS said:

This is total bullshit, I was ranked number 9 overall, and played a lot of games to get the rank, but most of all, I really loved playing online in NBA Live 09 Wii. I will never forgive you for this EA, you just pissed off a lot of loyal fans, and I am one unhappy customer. I won't even touch the game anymore, there's no point in playing the CPU after you've experienced the fun of online play. Please bring it back, if not I will never support EA ever again.

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