Madden NFL 21 online servers are down for maintenance today (July 8th)

EA Sports has now announced that it will be performing server maintenance Madden NFL 21 today. This means that the servers will fail until maintenance is complete.

Today, July 8th, there are two maintenance periodsthe, 2021. Initial maintenance occurs at 5:00 AM ET and lasts six hours.

The second maintenance begins at 11:00 PM ET and continues for an additional nine hours. You can read the full announcement below from the EA forums.

Maintenance schedule

There will be two server maintenance for Madden NFL 21 on Thursday, July 8th:

  • 5:00 am – 11:00 pm ET
  • 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET

During this time, all servers are offline and unavailable. Please make sure to quit your games and save any progress before starting maintenance.

In addition, solo battles will be closed up to one hour before for maintenance to protect players from problems and will be unlocked after maintenance is complete.

Madden NFL 21 is available now for PC, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4 and Xbox One platforms. Later that year, Madden NFL 22 will also be released for similar platforms. You can check out our preview of Madden NFL 22 by simply clicking this link.