FIFA 2021

Fix EA Play “Whoopsie, it looks like we’ve hit a snag” Error with FIFA 2021 – ‘Unable to connect’

Fix EA Play Error 'Whoopsie, it looks like we’ve hit a snag' When Downloading FIFA 2021 - 'Unable to connect'

FIFA 2021 is the most anticipated game on EA Play at the moment. The game is set to release on 9th October, but players are rushing to download the game for early access. Due to the popularity of the game, users are hammering the servers trying to download the game, it’s potentially causing problem with the server and leading to the EA Play “Unable to connect” error with the message “Whoopsie, it looks like we’ve hit a snag.” Keep scrolling down and we will tell you what you can do about the error and hopefully, download the latest title in the hit football series FIFA.

Fix EA Play “Whoopsie, it looks like we’ve hit a snag” Error with FIFA 2021

As mentioned earlier, the reason you are seeing the EA Play “Whoopsie, it looks like we’ve hit a snag” error is because the servers are overloaded with a large number of players trying to download FIFA 2021.

Although this is a server problem which will resolve on its own, player with the EA Play “Unable to connect” error have succeeded with some workaround. However, before you proceed to try anything yourself, ensure that the servers are working desirably, you can check this from any third-party website like Downdetector or visit the official Twitter handle EA Help.

Players who have repeatedly attempted to close the Hub app and relaunch it have succeeded in bypassing the EA Play “Unable to connect” error. It may seem like a simple solution, but, don’t expect it to work the first time. Users have reported performing the above steps over 20 times before finally being able to download FIFA 21.

If you have exhausted your patience and the error seems not to budge, then, the only option is to wait for EA to resolve it on their end. Normally, we would suggest waiting a few days before the traffic to the servers subside, but in this case, the number of people try to download the game will only increase until a few days after the launch of the game.

The best thing to do is to monitor the Twitter account of EA Help to stay updated with the situation. You should also ensure that the problem is not with your internet and follow the basic troubleshooting suggested by EA for EA Play. Finally, keep an eye on this page as we update more about the situation and any hotfix that surfaces.  

Harsh Clif
He is caught in a loop between writing about games and playing them. It's a vicious cycle. Although he's biased towards PC, you can occasionally find him on the PS5. He does not own an Xbox Consoles but plans on getting one soon.

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