After a little over a decade, Criterion Games have announced they will be shutting down the servers for Burnout Paradise. The servers will be shut down on August 1, 2019.
You can view their full tweet down below:
Burnout Paradise fans, after over 11.5 years of service, the servers for the original 2008 game will be closing on August 1st 2019. That affects Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions. Offline play will still be available of course, and Burnout Paradise Remastered servers are unaffected.