EA servers down on FIFA 16 for 4 hours surprise

We have a quick heads-up to say that for anyone who is trying to sign into FIFA 16 Ultimate Team in-game or on the web app, you can’t as EA servers are down on FIFA 16 again.

This means that you can’t play any matches online right now, as EA has disable match creation on Ultimate Team. EA server maintenance on August 10, 2016 started at 7am UK time, with the servers due to be back up at 11am.

That is four hours of not being able to play and as usual, EA has not told players why the servers are down again. Let’s just hope that the servers will come back up at the advertised time, as we’ve seen in the past that maintenance can sometimes be extended.


For many players, it will feel like the game is down every day, every week and more compensation packs need to be handed out. At least with other games, developers usually let players know why the servers are down but players won’t like the silence we feel.

Are you frustrated with this new four hour maintenance for FUT 16? Give us your thoughts below and don’t forget to keep track of the EA server status here.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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