For those of you looking at trying out the online portion of the previous sports titles in the '11 series, EA has revealed (via GameInformer
) that the servers will be shutting down on January 11th, leaving nine titles without multiplayer aspects.
FIFA Soccer 11 for PC, PS3, Wii & Xbox 360
FIFA Soccer 11 Ultimate Team for PS3 & Xbox 360
Madden NFL 11 for PS3, Wii & Xbox 360
Madden NFL 11 Ultimate Team for PS3 & Xbox 360
NBA JAM for PS3 & Xbox 360
NBA LIVE 10 for PS3 & Xbox 360
NCAA Football 11 for PS3 & Xbox 360
NHL 11 for PS3 & Xbox 360
NHL 11 Ultimate Team for PS3 & Xbox 360
EA has also announced that not just the sports titles will be getting their online cut, but popular title The Sims 2 will have its online service turned off on January 14th. January 19th will also see iOS title Trenches 2 get switched to off mode as well.
EA has assured those still playing the titles (or looking to purchase a copy) affected that the offline portion will still be accessible.