Xbox Live isn’t working for everyone at the moment. Microsoft has confirmed the issue on its Xbox Live status site, and players are complaining about the outage on social media. This is preventing people from signing into Xbox Live, which causes issues loading just about any digital purchase on the platform. If you are unable to sign into Xbox Live, you will have difficulty loading up your downloaded games — although physical discs should still work if you go into offline mode. This outage is also causing issues for people trying to watch streaming video on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more. Microsoft says it is working to address the connectivity errors. “Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems signing in to Xbox Live,” reads the status page. While Xbox Live is primarily known as the networking service on Xbox One, this is also a problem for anyone using the service to … [Read more...] about Xbox Live is down, so how will teens yell at me now?
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You may have trouble getting games and services working on your Xbox One, PC, or other devices that rely on Xbox Live today. Microsoft has confirmed that core services are offline for many of its devices. Xbox Live went offline earlier in the day on Sunday, May 20, and it has had intermittent issues ever since. This outage is prevent people from booting up most games on Xbox One devices — although video streaming through apps like Netflix continue to function. This is also keeping people from using games downloaded from the Windows Store. State of Decay 2, which is out in Early Access for anyone who bought the $50 version, is also caught up in Xbox Live’s connectivity errors. Here’s a statement from the Xbox Live status page: “Affected services [include] signing into Xbox Live, browsing the Xbox Games Store, buying downloadable items, paying for downloadable items with stored currency, adding additional stored currency, or viewing your balance,Downloading items … [Read more...] about Xbox Live is down during State of Decay 2 Early Access
If you're running into issues with Xbox Live right now, you're not alone. According to Microsoft's Xbox Live service status page, some users are impacted by outages with the Xbox social and gaming services. The main issue appears to be related to viewing achievements, your friends list, or the activity of friends. From Microsoft: Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the problem(s) that is/are causing some members issues viewing Achievements, Friends List or the activity of friends. Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience. It looks as though issues first started cropping up on April 1, and a number of Reddit users have reported various issues related to viewing gamerscore and getting kicked from online matches. According to Microsoft's status page, in-game matchmaking, cloud storage, finding friends, Game DVR, leaderboards, avatar editing, or pictures may all be affected. If you're impacted, Microsoft is working on the issue and should have it … [Read more...] about Xbox Live social and gaming services down for some
Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows 10 gamers may have trouble booting up certain releases at the moment. Xbox Live isn’t working for everybody, and Microsoft has engineers working on the problems, according to the Xbox Live status site. The issues are affecting a huge portion of Xbox Live users, based on the volume of complaints on social media. Microsoft notes that this outage is causing problems with matchmaking, cloud storage, finding friends, and other online functions. But players on social media are complaining that they are having troubles even signing into Xbox live or booting up certain games and apps. Affected titles include Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege and Monster Hunter: World. You may also encounter errors booting up Netflix or Amazon Video. The publisher has spent the last several hours attempting to fix certain problems. “We believe we have identified the problem causing some members to have issues viewing Achievements, Friends List or the activity of … [Read more...] about Xbox Live is down for some
Update: A Microsoft spokesperson contacted GamesBeat shortly after 2 a.m. Eastern on Monday to say that Xbox Live’s Cloud Storage service is up and running again. Original Story: Some Xbox 360 owners are unable to access their saved games and data in cloud storage, according to Xbox Live’s server status page. Service outages aren’t uncommon, but they’re annoying to consumers during the busy holiday season, when many players can pay extra attention to games and want to log all of the entertainment time they can get. “We heard that you are running into some problems when you try to use the Cloud Game Save feature,” Xbox Live writes. “Thanks for all of your feedback. We are still hard at work, and we will get this fixed as quickly as possible.” This is the second outage this week on the console. Netflix subscribers were unable to use the app on Christmas Eve for several hours. It’s not clear exactly how long the outage has … [Read more...] about Update: Xbox Live suffering from lingering cloud-storage problems