FIFA 23 community is extremely unhappy with EA servers going down for maintenance with no prior information. Many fans have taken to social media to express their displeasure.
With the servers down, players cannot access the entire multiplayer portion of the game. This includes all elements of the Ultimate Team, and it has created a lot of dissatisfaction among the players. While maintenance isn't uncommon, the most recent one has happened less than 24 hours since the game's release.
Some fans find it a violation of the extra money they have paid to access the game early. Only the single-player content of FIFA 23 is accessible to players at the time of writing.
Players have been automatically logged out with an error message, and it remains to be seen when the maintenance will be over. It also needs to be clarified whether EA Sports is conducting maintenance or if there's something wrong with the servers.
Update: The servers are back up in certain regions.
FIFA 23 going down has left a lot of players in a dilemma
FIFA 23 will surely undergo maintenance in the future as EA Sports often make changes to the game. However, the game went down within the first day of its release. The early access period began yesterday for those who have opted for the EA Play trial or bought the Ultimate Edition.
Naturally, fans are extremely unhappy with it, and some are quite enraged at being unable to play the game. One Twitter user pointed out that people have spent extra to get the extra 72 hours of the game and should be rightfully getting compensation due to this nuisance.
For many, the Steam release could not have come at a worse time for the servers as soon as they managed to get into FIFA 23.
Some are fed up with EA's antics and feel that they will never learn their lessons.
One gamer wants EA to refrain from including early access to the Ultimate Edition if they cannot provide good servers to begin with.
Some are also frustrated with the fact that they have paid a higher amount to get three days of early access. With the servers being down, it has acted as a barrier for many FIFA 23 players.
Knowing the typical nature of EA, some are expecting no compensation despite the fact that players should get some of it due to sudden server issues.
It is unclear why the problem was caused in the first place, and it has left a sour taste in the mouths of many players. There is news of the servers now back up, but readers are advised to test it on their own devices.
FIFA 23 fans will hope that this was the last of it and such occurrences will not be repeated in the future.