Microsoft has actually marked the Xbox Live concerns as a “significant blackout” over at the companys Xbox status page. The blackout likewise means services like xCloud cloud gaming are offline, along with access to multiplayer video games.
This is the first big Xbox Live failure given that concerns took place during the Xbox Series X and Series S launch in November last year. Xbox Live likewise decreased a couple of times throughout 2020, especially at the start of the pandemic when the service dealt with concerns two times in a week as millions begun social distancing.
Update February 25th, 6:51 PM ET: Added new information from Microsoft and updated heading to keep in mind the length of the blackout.
Microsofts Xbox Live service has been down for more than 3 hours, avoiding users from signing in to the service. “We are mindful that users might not be able to sign-in to Xbox Live at this time,” said Xbox support on Twitter.
If youre not already checked in to your Xbox, the sign-in process will stop working with a mistake, avoiding access to specific services like Party Chat. Some apps might likewise stop working to launch without the core Xbox Live services being online, and a number of games will also not launch properly.
Our groups are continuing their examination and have actually discovered that users experiencing sign-in concerns may have issues with Purchasing Content and Party Chat as well. When we have more information to share, we will send out additional updates here and on https://t.co/PzAdjUFMJj. https://t.co/H9DDY68yAq— Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) February 25, 2021