Same problem on the 360.
The least they could do is announce that the servers are down on the status page.
You all do realize where you are posting your comments, right? There is no EA, and no Maxis here, nothing at all official. We are game players. I am a volunteer, I don't have an interest in BF3 personally. They do not actively monitor AHQ, and we do not transmit anything of yours out of here to anywhere else.
When you want official tech support, you must stay on the EA Help Center site until you have the answer you need to have. Here is the link:
It is Sunday, and there is only a skeleton staff. Waits are going to be very long.
Yer what is with EA? I've been trying to play Multiplayer for 2 days and always I get the message: "Failed to connect to EA Online. Please try again." I've even contacted Ea Support and they were anything but helpful (only me though, may have missed something). I hope someone can help resolve this problem. Cheers!