Xbox Live Servers Down Right Now [Update: Back Up, But Chat Issues Remain]
Microsoft's online service is experiencing some issues today.
If you're having trouble logging into Xbox Live, you're not alone. Microsoft's online service is currently experiencing issues, which means you may not be able to sign in and access certain games and apps on Xbox One. [Update: It appears the issues have been resolved, although another problem--this one involving issues with party chat--have since emerged. Microsoft says it's working to address that, but you should at least be able to get online and begin playing games as normal in the meantime.]
The Xbox Live status page, which was last updated at 3:46 PM ET, confirms some core services--such as signing in and managing your Xbox Live account--are "limited." The latest update reads, "Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems signing in to Xbox Live. Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience."
The official Xbox Support Twitter account also tweeted about the login issues, noting that teams are "working on it now." No timetable was provided for when we can expect the issues to be resolved, but we'll update this story with any further developments.
We've seen reports that users are having trouble signing in. We have teams working on it now! We'll update you with additional details as soon as we can.— Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) August 28, 2019
Because players are not able to sign into their Xbox Live accounts, they can't currently play online games like Fortnite or use apps like Spotify and Amazon Video, both of which require you to be logged into the online service.
This story is developing...
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