EDIT – Looks like the servers might be back up and running. Let us know if they are still not working for you.
Just a short post to let you know that the EA servers are currently playing up and you may be witnessing messages like this:
Or like this:
Don’t panic as this is a regular thing that happens with EA and will get sorted very soon. Any updates on the situation will be posted at the top of this post. In the meantime, let us know if anything else is wrong, and we will do our best to bring you coverage or updates on the situation.