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EA: Servers for FIFA 14 are switched off, third Bundesliga in FIFA 18

Electronic Arts switches off the online server for the soccer simulation FIFA 14. The company announced this on its website. The shutdown is scheduled for October 18, 2017. Versions of FIFA 14 and FIFA 14 Ultimate Team for the PC, Playstation 3, 4 and Vita as well as for Xbox One and 360 are affected. When the online services are switched off, multiplayer games are no longer possible on the Internet other than the local one Multiplayer mode represent the most important part of the game.

Goodbye, online multiplayer

At the same time as the online services are switched off, FIFA 14 will also be removed from the EA Access Vault. According to Electronic Arts, players who have already purchased FIFA 14 will still be able to download copies of the game, but the online features will no longer work.

FIFA 14 was released for PCs in September 2013 and for consoles in November 2013. It was not until July 7 that Electronic Arts shut down the servers for some older versions of FIFA, namely FIFA Soccer 12, FIFA 12 Ultimate Team, as well as FIFA Soccer 13 and Ultimate Team.

FIFA 18: Available with the third Bundesliga on September 29th

In the meantime, Electronic Arts has announced that the third Bundesliga will also play in the upcoming FIFA 18. According to the agreement between EA Sports and the German Football Association, all 20 teams including the home and away jerseys are included. In addition, the DFB Cup can also be replayed for the first time. In FIFA 18, the graphic presentation should improve as well as the simulated intelligence of the computer opponents. FIFA 18 is to be released worldwide on September 29, 2017 for Windows PCs, Playstation 4 and Xbox One.

EA offers the game in three versions: the standard edition, a Ronaldo edition and the more expensive Icon edition. The Ronaldo and Icon versions allow playing three days before the official market launch. The Icon Edition also contains additional content. FIFA 18 Legacy Edition is available for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

How long EA wants to keep the servers for FIFA 18 active is completely unclear. (mfi)

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