NBA Live 16 servers to close soon — grab the achievements while you still can

By Sean Carey,
Servers for NBA Live 16 will be closing soon according to EA's Online Service Updates pages. The shutdown is scheduled for August 17th, so this leaves you just a few months to start working your way through the game's achievement list.

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If you're an EA Access subscriber, you can play the basketball sim through that service. However, if you're thinking of starting this one, it should be noted that NBA Live 16 does already have one discontinued achievement:

NBA LIVE 16We are LIVEThe We are LIVE achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 393 pointsComplete a Big Moment challenge within 24hrs of it being posted


The following achievements will likely be discontinued after the server closure:
NBA LIVE 16One Small Step...The One Small Step... achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 37 pointsComplete a Game in NBA LIVE ULTIMATE TEAM

NBA LIVE 16Tactical SigningThe Tactical Signing achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 37 pointsComplete a Game with a SHORT TERM player in NBA LIVE Ultimate Team

NBA LIVE 16Top MenThe Top Men achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 207 pointsBuild an NBA LIVE Ultimate Team where all players have an OVR rating of 78 or over.

NBA LIVE 16Building BlocksThe Building Blocks achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 193 pointsComplete Level 1 of the GM List in NBA LIVE ULTIMATE TEAM

NBA LIVE 16Task MasterThe Task Master achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 585 pointsComplete Level 2 of the GM List in NBA LIVE ULTIMATE TEAM

NBA LIVE 16The Highest Form of FlatteryThe The Highest Form of Flattery achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 420 pointsReconstruct Any NBA Team in NBA LIVE ULTIMATE Team

NBA LIVE 1650 for 50The 50 for 50 achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 748 pointsComplete 50 Fantasy Challenge games in NBA LIVE Ultimate Team

NBA LIVE 16Get ConnectedThe Get Connected achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 53 pointsPlay an Online Head to Head Game

NBA LIVE 16Beginner's LuckThe Beginner's Luck achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 46 pointsWin a Summer Circuit game at any Venue

NBA LIVE 16DominationThe Domination achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 93 pointsEarn 3-Stars in a Summer Circuit game at any venue

NBA LIVE 16My HouseThe My House achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 182 pointsEarn 3-Stars in every game at any Summer Circuit venue

NBA LIVE 16Taking OverThe Taking Over achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 1197 pointsEarn 3-Stars in every game at any 5 Summer Circuit venues

NBA LIVE 16#RiseTogetherThe #RiseTogether achievement in NBA LIVE 16 worth 74 pointsWin a LIVE Run game.

You have three months to work through and grab any of the achievements listed above. Unfortunately, we don't have any completion estimate data for this one, so we can't give you a rough idea of how long it would take to complete. Looking at the NBA Live 16 achievement list, there are several guides available, so it might be worth having a peek at those.

NBA Live 16 servers will close on August 17th.

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Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Sean joined the team as a Staff Writer for both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies in 2019. He games across all platforms and is always looking for an excuse to replay any of the Metal Gear Solid titles.