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Submitted by WillGuitarGuy 772d ago | news

All EA Servers Currently Being DDOS’d

Junkiemonkeys: For the last hour or so, players across all platforms have been complaining about failed logins to EA/ Origin servers. This is due to a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack. (EA, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Update EA services are back up!

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ZitterZap  +   772d ago
Hate it, tried on my PS4, iPhone and the PC none of Origin EA services are working.
lolCHILLbro  +   772d ago
People who say they cant trust Titanfall because of EA forget that it will be running on the Azure servers from Microsoft, way better servers than EA`s
MestreRothN4G  +   772d ago


PS4 here. Playing BF4 MP.
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NatureOfLogic  +   772d ago
The same thing happened to Planetside and everyone screamed that PSN was hacked. I wonder if those same people will say that Xbox live was just hacked. If we use fanboy logic, all systems were just hacked. Stop giving them attention and they'll go away.
badboy776  +   772d ago
All EA sports Xbox One games are on Dedicated Servers........ LOL
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torchic  +   772d ago
who said that? you're so paranoid dude you don't deserve that username
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Godmars290  +   772d ago
And you've just pointed out why MS's servers will come under attack when Titanfall is released.
Prime157  +   772d ago
But you will still need origin to log in, much like the EA games you can't access now...

Do you really not get it?
NeoTribe   772d ago | Immature | show
extermin8or  +   771d ago
a) no one said a word. b)still need ea's servers to login to origin account something they require on their online games.... so it would be unplayable.
MWong  +   771d ago
Why would the brainwashed get simple logic? Every EA game requires you to access Origin for online play to verify you have an online account.

This really sucks though. Especially after such a horrible BF4 launch across all platforms. Now unless people read about it on the internet they will just think all EA servers shutdown.
SoulSercher620  +   771d ago
You really have NO clue how servers work.
frostypants  +   771d ago
Even IF it is running on Azure...which we don't know can bet that you must be signed into EA's service first. Sorry.
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MysticStrummer  +   771d ago
"People who say they cant trust Titanfall because of EA forget that it will be running on the Azure servers from Microsoft"

…which means… nothing at all.
Insomnia_84  +   772d ago
Can someone help me understandbwhy the are doing this? Whatever effing reason they have I want to what it is.
Evil_Abed  +   772d ago
Boredom/douchebaggery/no life...take your pick.
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Prime157  +   772d ago
Yeah, you are right. Usually "good" hackers have a reason. This just seems like they hate the people playing, while loving the angry reactions they give.
andrewer  +   772d ago
It's not like EA is a great company and not target of hate of many people (me included, really hate them), so it's not that abnormal. I don't care what happens to EA, but this attack obviously isn't like Evil_Abed said - EA is very very far from our ideal company
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mrpsychoticstalker   771d ago | Trolling | show
RumbleFish  +   771d ago
Perhaps they are not happy about EA constantly releasing broken software.
frostypants  +   771d ago
Script kiddies who get beat up at school.
JackVagina  +   772d ago
but yet when this happens to sony, people claim its being "hacked"
GTgamer  +   772d ago
We all know who those people are not pointing any fingers or elbows.
--Onilink--  +   772d ago
mmmm what? when people say X or Y company was hacked, its usually because thats what happened, and you see said companies ask people to change their passwords... that IS being hacked.

This is not being called a hack because it is not, its a Denial of Service Attack

I dont understand what your point is supposed to be, since both things are not related and usually are out of the companies hands
ShinMaster  +   772d ago
He's talking about this:
a DDoS attack. Not hacking.
It has nothing to do with changing passwords.
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Prime157  +   772d ago
Companies ask you to change your pw because it's a good practice. If you think that your service will never be hacked, then you are just naive.
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extermin8or  +   771d ago
Both things are out of their control to an extent the best security software in the world can still be cracked by someone smart enough to find the chink in its armor.The DDoS attacks are just annoying... What he's saying is when this happened to sony yesterday people claimed they were being hacked posts just accepting its a DDoS attack what hes saying is why cant they just have accepted that on both pieces of news instead of trolling on the other.
iNFAMOUZ1  +   771d ago
Sony was hacked to the 9th degree, dont kid yourself, of course more uninformed kids agreeing, welcome to n4g.
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XboxFun  +   771d ago
And when the same was happening to Xbox users on FIFA people came out and said Live was hacked.

Simple minded people with agendas who just want to see the other console fail that is all it is.
gamernova  +   772d ago
All I need them for is my FIFA. Guess I'll play some of the many games I got on the steam sale :P
SonyAddict  +   772d ago
Feel sorry for gamers but two's up to EA lol!.
BeAGamer  +   772d ago
f*** "hackers"
Trunkz Jr  +   772d ago
The hacker hasn't done anything to Call of Duty yet, must be a fan of the series?
BX81  +   772d ago
On a side note to that, today I played some Tdm on xb1 and saw 3 guys with the x,b,a,y button clan tags. Is that a hack or can you do that with elite now? I was just wondering. Thanks.
JetsFool3500  +   772d ago
Definitely a hack... ghost on ps3 & 360 is filled with hackers almost unplayable
BX81  +   772d ago
Ughh, thanks. I was worried about that. I hope I don't see wall hacks, aim bots etc. now.
ramiuk1  +   772d ago
i not seen any hacks in ghosts on ps4,runs great and everyone having fun on it
hellzsupernova  +   772d ago
This is true. That is strange actually. They have hit, steam, blizzard, ea, Sony I have to imagine activision is coming to?
Master-H  +   771d ago
Because it's still p2p , despite their lies about dedicated servers, you can still witness host migrations on Ghosts.
TheRacingX  +   771d ago
Ive seen it happen....I think there's both, Ive seen games just end too....
Serjikal_Strike  +   772d ago
I regret buying bf4
I haven't beat the campaign (keeps erasing my progress)
I haven't been able to play more than 7 hrs online total since I purchased it
Nocando  +   772d ago
Me to, I really wish I could get a refund.
--Onilink--  +   772d ago
I have been playing for the past 3 weeks almost every night a couple of hours with some friends and I would say at most 3 times it crashed and sent us to the home screen, the rest of the time, no problems at all.

Same with the campaign (though i did beat it in 2 days, so there wasnt that much chance for the save to be deleted)
PsylentKiller  +   772d ago
I had every problem for BF4 happen to me. I got a refund for the game and premium. When the patch came out I took another chance on it and all seems well. I still have premium as well and the new maps haven't given me much of a problem either.
All I need now is some good teammates or at the very least, people that now how to speak.
poet215  +   772d ago
@ PsylentKiller:

I thought it was just me or something....hardly anyone ever seems to be using a headset on BF4...I'm on psn ID is also poet215
DaGR8JIBRALTAR  +   772d ago
Finally was able to finish it the other night. I decided not to

log into multiplayer untill I finished the campaign, it worked.
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Tru_Blu  +   771d ago
Same here. I have a hate for EA now a mile wide but I wouldn't wish this on anyone. Some people stuck it out and I imagine the game should be semi playable now.
ginsunuva  +   771d ago
It was on sale for $20 on Origin (yes I know, EA even wanted to desperately sell more, and make money off DLC)

But I said no, since I heard it was unplayable. So glad!
redwin  +   771d ago
The only way I play an EA game online is if it's in MS server. I don't trust any other. I'm not saying that it's unshackable, I'm saying that I feel better there.
vikingland1  +   772d ago
These attacks hurt the gamers. Why,what did we do to them?
HmongAmerican  +   772d ago
Well, easy. Buy single player only game but its hard to find good one right now.
TheSsus  +   771d ago
Way to offer relevant input Hmong... OT, gamers are just collateral damage in the matter. The tsrget is probably EA itself, gamers just pay the consecuences, which isn't how it should be, ideally. But what can one do right?
Lukejrl  +   771d ago
Well we did nothing, however why are we getting mad at the hackers? shouldn't we be saying "see! this is why we do not want to have digital only sales and always on DRM"?

While we are collateral damage to hackers, EA and everybody seem to think that if systems go down we shouldn't be able to play, single player games too. Just look at simcity and now 2k's NBA.
SNACK_SHARK_TROLL  +   772d ago
Nooo wonder why everyone was all glitchy on PSN on BF4, I thought it was the admin running the server, then I look to see who owns the server, and seen that it was an official server. Then I thought it was my internet, but it wasn't. Well mystery solve.
Decfitz  +   772d ago
When you purchase any EA game you can experience our awful severs. When you want a game think of bad severs . Not graphics. Not story . Think EA
SilentNegotiator  +   772d ago
It's a DDOS attack. This could happen to pretty much any server.
Neixus  +   771d ago
@Decfitz got DDOS'ed aswell, and they got pretty good servers.
Okay, EA is bad, we get it. But stop blaming them for every shit that happens.
KillerByte23  +   772d ago
Just played a match of Battlefield 4 on Xbox One, had no issues whatsoever could join games, server browser not having long queues of people
KNWS  +   772d ago
They were down for an hour on PS4 and XB1. I'm on the Battlefield forums they seem to be back up now according to some people on there.
TheSsus  +   771d ago
I'd take it with a grain of salt, BL os full of trolls and A**ho's.
UncleGermrod  +   772d ago
It's too bad some slimy nerd has the time/desire/need to do this stuff. These little hacker groups think they are so cool for this. pretty wild stuff
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USA007  +   771d ago
Honestly a DDOS attack doesn't take that much skill. If you have the ability to spread it to enough computers then you can pretty much attack any server you want. It is definitely not a hack, and even if someone had the ability to perform a DDOS attack I wouldn't consider them a hacker. All it does is flood the server's network.
czarboom  +   772d ago
As of 1:15am CST USA, the Battle Field 4 servers are back and running. Including Battle log, this is for Xbox360, and One.
You have to fight for server spots so good luck
Rimeskeem  +   772d ago
Dammit EA get your shit together....... I swear if you ruin Titanfall I am going to shit on your building, yes that is right every single one of them!
hadouken007  +   771d ago
Lol yeah bubble u up dude.
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sAVAge_bEaST  +   772d ago
I never saw number of players this low.

It was down to 232 people on PC earlier..

everything seems fine now.
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gcolley  +   772d ago
Couldn't happen to a nicer company.
aLiEnViSiToR  +   771d ago
So true so true... xD, but real victims are the gamers :[
first1NFANTRY  +   772d ago
why is the euro playstation store not working? anyone know the reason why?
Many-hat5  +   772d ago
Lets keep some proportion here, and look closely at what's going on. Hackers for the most part are usually no more than an irritant, a bit like cyclists while driving. You need to be aware and watch for them, but if you are sensible, all is well. Often times, things they do seem to annoy and frustrate us, because as gamers we can't always see the bigger picture. Sure,attacking gaming servers isn't a gamer friendly activity, but that isn't the whole story, is it? EA have a very bad reputation in the industry for a reason, so too MS and yes, even Sony isn't without it's detractors. Take a moment to consider how these companies operate and their 'business morality'. How,in reality, they are the hackers. Constantly mining information from our devices, selling on that information to the highest bidder with never a thought to the consequences,just the bottom line. And of course, the biggest, boldest and smartest hackers of all - national governments!! Sometimes, letting people know there's a problem with the way they behave..... Not all 'hacking' is mindless or destructive, but then again, it often is.
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Agent_hitman  +   771d ago
This is horrible, gamers are the ones who are affected in here..
GentlemenRUs  +   771d ago
Finally! Someone which was worth being DDoS'd!

EA sucks! #DealWithIt
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DavidMacDougall  +   771d ago
Yeah im with you, there iqnoring people who paid money for there game maybe this will get them back to fixing it alittle faster
Rage1Fighter  +   771d ago
Battlefield is great, I love the game...when it works properly. I think it would work better if EA never owned it (publisher rights that is). I say hack away, as long as they aren't stealing personal info and stuff let'em fuck with EA they deserve it. Burn'em fellas!
bornsinner   771d ago | Trolling | show
Phoenix76  +   771d ago
Oh yet another pointless attack by the even more pointless twERP's at DERP!
GirlOnFire  +   771d ago
That explains why I couldn't get on BF Bad Company 2 yesterday. I was like damn you EA you shut down my game! *Relief sigh*
Azic   771d ago | Bad language | show
JasonKCK  +   771d ago
Still down on PC, I haven't been able to sign in since yesterday.
iNFAMOUZ1  +   771d ago
Their probably hacking cause of how ea messed up the game, like a punishment. Its not cause they prefer cod more, or just because they want to, those are kid answers
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GraveLord  +   771d ago
They deserve it.
KontryBoy706  +   771d ago
Maybe they can concentrate on FIXING THEIR GAME now.
GrimbleGromble  +   771d ago
do not click on Report: Hacker groups claiming responsibility for PSN, Steam and Origin downtime - | By: OliverKO

Its infected
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