Xbox Live Down Today [UPDATE: FIXED]

Microsoft fixed the issues after multiple hours of downtime.


[UPDATE 2] It appears the Xbox Live issues have now been resolved. The Xbox Live Status website shows that all core services are up and running.

[UPDATE] Xbox Live is still experiencing issues, some two-plus hours after being first reported. Every attempt to load a game failed in GameSpot's test today.

The original story is below.

Xbox Live is experiencing some issues right now. According to the Xbox Live Status page, core services such as signing in and creating accounts are affected. Additionally, purchase and content usage is running into problems, with issues occurring when trying to buy games, redeem codes, and download items.

The issues are affecting Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, and other devices. As always, your mileage may vary; services that work for some might not work for others. For its part, the Xbox Support account says Microsoft is investigating the issues.

We will update this post in the minutes and hours ahead as the issues are resolved.

Halo community manager Brian Jarrard wrote on Twitter that Halo games are among those affected by the Xbox Live issues.

You can let us know in the comments below how Xbox Live is performing for you.

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