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I try to play madden 08 online and it connects but it cannot connect to ea servers

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  • BURNT23MANY Dec 07, 2007

    HOW DO I CHANGE MY PORTS 2 ISP SO I CAN GET ONLINE 4 PS2

  • robbyxxx Dec 12, 2007

    i have been trying to play madden 08 for ps2 and its not working and its saying it has timed out when i go thru the setup.do u got any tips

  • battlejam Oct 25, 2008

    Well I have been trying to play madden 08 for PS2 and its not working and its saying it has timed out when i go thru the setup. How do I fix this?

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I having trouble 2 but its different than yours ican not connect to ea servers, ican go thru DNAS.ive tried every thing it said 2 do but i dont know to changr ports 2 what it says 2. ive no idea about your problam.hopefully somebody will answer?????????

Posted on Dec 12, 2007

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  • BURNT23MANY Dec 12, 2007

    Im having trouble myself,but i cant cennect 2 ea servers.I tried every thing it told me 2 do except i dont know how 2 change ports 2 what it says 2,do u.I have no idea abot your ploblem man.hoppefully we can figure it out???????????????

  • BURNT23MANY Dec 12, 2007

    i hve no solution i was tring 2 make a comment

  • BURNT23MANY Dec 12, 2007

    if u notice it says on the date we postd comments is the day your online and it was a comment u posted some other time.check it out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • BURNT23MANY Jan 07, 2008

    this website sucks

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Zilla This may not be an issue on your side. Try the following, if it still doesnt work read what EA told me .. LOL First, please check to make sure that your PS2 is connected directly to your Cable or DSL modem. If you are using a router, check to make sure that the router you're using is official supported by Xbox Live. Now if your DSL or Cable modem connects directly to your PS2 already, try power cycling the modem itself. This means unplugging the modem from the wall, waiting one or more minutes and then plugging it back in. Restart the system and try again. If at this point it still does not work, check to make sure that the ports specific to Xbox Live are opened up on your Internet Service Provider's end. These are the ports that need to be open in both incoming and outgoing directions: UDP Ports: 88 & 3074 TCP Port: 3074 NOW This can also occur if you are using a Gamertag that was previously linked to another EA account. Most often, this occurs when someone creates a Gamertag and links it to an EA account, but then has their Gamertag deleted. The Gamertag then becomes available for another player to use, but is still linked to the EA account in the EA system. When this happens, the server looks to verify against the old EA account and fails. The most common errors recieved are: 'An EA Server is not available at this time.' 'The EA Servers are currently unavailable.' Although a more comprehensive solution is being looking into, you can get into the game immediately by creating a new Gamertag to link to your EA account. If the Gamertag is not already linked to an EA account, you will be able to link it and play without issue. If you would like to be alerted of any new information concerning this issue, please use the Notify EA on this link (http://support.ea.com/cgi-bin/ea.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=11681&p_created=1143153073) Should you require further assistance about this or any Electronic Arts games in the future please visit our website and review our extensive Self Help knowledgebase (http://support.ea.com). Now I did this and it worked for Madden and Battlefield for 1 week then it happened again. Heres what EA told me. Thank you for contacting EA technical support. I am sorry to say that we are experiencing issues with the BF2:MC servers at this time. Connectivity and clan features are there but you may experience sporadic availability to getting into games. As for filing incidents, "unresolved," means exactly that. This incident was not solved. This is no means of brushing a problem aside. I apologize if there is a misunderstanding. We plan to have these issues resolved as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience that this has caused for the time being, and thank you for your patience! Please respond back if you have anymore technical issues concerning this matter. Thank you for contacting Electronic Arts! Tak EA Tech Support www.ea.com support.ea.com www.ea.com/official/battlefield/battlefield2/us/home.jsp Hope this helps a little :0)

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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    R J Sep 16, 2007

    Zilla, as an edit I also noticed I accidentally type Xbox, I was helping another with an Xbox issue, sorry , just place PS2 in that area..had a live session going.
    Whats funny is the XBOX 360 is having the same issue with EA.
    lol

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SOURCE: Server connection problem with madden 08 for ps2

did anyone have this problem with 07?

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Server connection problem with madden 08 for ps2

EA now shuts down servers for older games. Check for your game on this list: If it's on the list, EA has shut down the server and you can't play online any more:

http://www.ea.com/information.jsp

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