As the new installment in the Madden NFL video game series has been dropped, fans welcomed it with open arms until players started getting annoying errors and issues. Although it is pretty common for a new game to feature some bugs and glitches, the intensity of bugs in EA games stands much higher. According to recent reports, players who bought Madden NFL 23 are facing a server error that displays the message- “Must be signed in to access online features”. Due to this, they are unable to play the game and are quite frustrated. However, there are a few workarounds that you can try to fix this issue, which is why we have featured this guide on how to do so. So, without any further ado, let’s jump right into it.
Server errors can be quite annoying for players who just want a good time playing their favorite game. But, these errors are inevitable and there is nothing much a player can do about it since the issue isn’t related to the client’s side. When new errors are encountered by players of Madden NFL 23, they post their experience on the official Madden NFL 23 forums and the same happened with this error. As per the reports, the error exists mainly on consoles including PS4, PS5, & Xbox Series X/S. So, it is only a matter of time before EA fixes this issue. Fortunately, they are aware of this issue and are currently investigating it. Meanwhile, you can follow our workarounds that might get rid of this error for you.
Madden NFL 23 error ‘Must be signed in to access online features’: How to fix it?
Although these workarounds are not very effective, giving them a fair chance is worth a shot. So, without any further ado, let’s jump right into it.
1) Remove Favorite Items
As per one of EA’s community managers, removing favorited strategy items from the game will fix this error for you. Well, you can try it for sure, but if it doesn’t work, head to the next workaround.
2) Make your console a trusted device on your EA Account
This might the primary reason why the new Madden NFL 23 is failing to load online services on your device. To fix this, you can log in to Madden 22, so that EA recognizes your console as a trusted device and then you can launch Madden 23. The error should be fixed.
3) Access the Madden Application
You can try clicking on any of the ads on the Madden app related to Franchise mode and Ultimate team which might fix the error and you can now log in to your game on your console. This workaround was suggested by a player, so we do not know if it will work.
4) Check your internet connection
If your internet connection is unstable or slow, then chances are that the game client is not able to connect to the servers resulting in this error. So, make sure that your internet connection is reliable. You can switch to a wired connection for better connectivity or restart your Wifi router to get better results.
5) Reset EA account password
Resetting your EA account’s password can also do the trick in fixing this error. So, consider trying this workaround.
Well, these were the potential workarounds for fixing the Madden NFL 23 ‘Must be signed in to access online features’ error. For more such guides, make sure to stay tuned with us on Vabsaga.