Browsing tag: GameSpy

EA Asks Enthusiast Team to Stop Making Old Battlefield Games Playable Online News 7

News 7 One of the disadvantages of multiplayer games being long in the tooth is that sooner or later, the publisher pulls the plug on the servers thus making the game unplayable online. Then you have people like the “Revive Team,” a group of Battlefield fans who want to make the older Battlefield games (2142, Battlefield 2) […]

EA ‘Investigating Community-Supported Options’ To Keep GameSpy Shutdown-Affected Titles Online News 5

News 5 EA has issued an official update regarding yesterday’s announcement that the company would no longer be able to support a number of titles affected by the GameSpy shut down. “Since GameSpy’s announcement, our teams have been working to evaluate options to keep services up and running,” EA writes in a recent news update. “Unfortunately, due […]

Incoming Halo: Combat Evolved PC Patch Will Extend Online Services Past GameSpy Shutdown News 10

News 10 The PC version of Halo: Combat Evolved will be saved just in time – before GameSpy officially shuts down their hosting services. None other than original developer Bungie will be releasing a new patch for the game soon that will allow users to continue to enjoy the multiplayer portion of the game after the closure of GameSpy’s […]

Star Wars: Battlefront II Multiplayer Will Stay Online Through GameRanger News 15

News 15 Although Disney has announced it won’t support Star Wars: Battlefront II multiplayer beyond the GameSpy shutdown, GameRanger will keep its servers online for the game. “As of May 31, 2014, online functionality, including network multiplayer and wireless chat, will no longer be available for this title. We regret any disappointment as a result of the shutdown […]

Battlefield Games Will Remain Playable After GameSpy Shutdown, Says EA News 20

News 20 Despite Glu Mobile’s decision to shut down GameSpy’s hosting services at the end of May, affected games like Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Battlefield 2142, and Battlefield 2 will remain playable, EA promises. On Twitter, Origin made it clear that the team is “working on transitioning those games after the shut down so you’ll still be able to […]

GameSpy Shutting Down Hosting Services End of May News 22

News 22 GameSpy, an online matchmaking client hosting a number of online multiplayer games, will be shutting down as of May 31, owners Glu Mobile recently announced. “Effective May 31, 2014, GameSpy will cease providing all hosted services for all games still using GameSpy,” the company said in a statement. “If you have any questions about how this impacts […]

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