Multiple Battlefield games and Mirror’s Edge to be delisted and shut down


EA has announced it is shutting down and delisting multiple games from the Xbox store soon, including Battlefield: Bad Company and Mirror’s Edge.

Battlefield 1943, Battlefield: Bad Company, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and Mirror’s Edge will all be removed from digital storefronts, starting April 28th. Online services will also close in these games on December 8th.

EA to delist and shutdown three Battlefield games

“Starting April 28th, 2023, Battlefield 1943, Battlefield: Bad Company 1 & 2 and Mirror’s Edge will be removed from digital storefronts, and you will no longer be able to purchase them,” EA announced in a statement on its website. “This is in preparation for the retirement of the online services for these titles, which will happen on December 8th, 2023.” For Bad Company 1 & 2 and Mirror’s Edge, you can still continue playing them and use their respective offline features, such as the single-player campaign.”

Once the server closure hits on December 8th, the entirety of Battlefield 1943’s achievement list will be discontinued, 20 achievements will be discontinued in Battlefield: Bad Company, and 42 achievements will be discontinued in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (though some are already partly discontinued/unobtainable). Mirror’s Edge features no online achievements, so you should still be able to complete that one after the server closure. For games with online achievements, it might be worth setting up a few Gaming Sessions to work through the affected achievements with other TA users, if that’s possible in these games.

Oddly, a server shutdown for Mirror’s Edge was previously announced for January 19th, 2023, so we’re not too sure what’s going on here.

Battlefield 1943™

Battlefield 1943™

The fight for the Pacific has begun! Pick your path – be it as a rifleman, fighter pilot or tank driver. Play as a lone wolf or with your friends, coordinating to turn the tide of battle. Whatever you choose, you get to enjoy the thrill of a fully featured online shooter with the unique Battlefield gameplay

Battlefield: Bad Company

Battlefield: Bad Company

Battlefield: Bad Company follows a wayward band of ordinary soldiers who decide that sometimes the gratitude of a nation just isn’t enough. Featuring a dramatic storyline loaded with a unique attitude, the game delivers the series’ trademark sandbox gameplay in a universe where almost everything is destructible. The ever-changing battlefield forces players, their team mates and enemies to react accordingly and use destruction tactically. The game also features the all new, objective based multi…

Battlefield Bad Company 2

Battlefield Bad Company 2

Battlefield: Bad Company™ 2 brings the award-winning Battlefield gameplay to the forefront of Xbox 360 console with best-in-class vehicular combat and unexpected “Battlefield moments.” New vehicles like the ATV and a transport helicopter allow for all-new multiplayer tactics on the Battlefield. With the Frostbite-enabled Destruction 2.0 system, you can take down entire buildings and create your own fire points by blasting holes through cover. You can also compete in four-player teams in two squ…

Mirror's Edge™

Mirror’s Edge™

In a city where information is heavily monitored, where crime is just a memory, where most people have sacrificed freedom for a comfortable life, Some choose to live differently. Some. like you, are Runners, phenomenally agile messengers who deliver sensitive information for a price. You are a Runner called Faith. Murder has come to this city. And now you are being hunted.

All four games are currently included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play, but if you wanted to own these digitally before they are delisted, it’s probably worth picking them up now.

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