xbox live crash leaves gamers stranded, support team scrambling
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xbox live crash leaves gamers stranded, support team scrambling

Jul 02, 2024 8:25 PM

Xbox Live has experienced a significant outage, affecting many players on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox 360, mobile devices, cloud gaming, and related services. The issue began around 2 p.m. ET, with over 38,000 outage reports by 3 p.m. ET, according to Downdetector. Microsoft has acknowledged the problem and is investigating, but no timeline for a fix has been given. Players are advised to visit the Xbox Live status page for updates. During the outage, many gamers have taken to social media to share memes and confirm they're not alone in experiencing the downtime.

Why is Xbox Live down?

Microsoft has identified a major outage affecting Xbox Live, impacting sign-in capabilities and services across multiple platforms, and is currently investigating the issue. No specific cause for the outage has been provided yet.

Xbox Live has been a cornerstone of Microsoft's gaming ecosystem since its launch in 2002. This service has allowed millions of players to connect, compete, and enjoy multiplayer experiences across various Xbox consoles and compatible devices. Over the years, Xbox Live has seen numerous updates and improvements to enhance user experience, including the introduction of Xbox Game Pass, which offers a vast library of games for a subscription fee.

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Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-02 21:06:03
It's a bummer to see Xbox Live go down, especially with how much we've come to rely on it for our gaming sessions. Hopefully, Microsoft gets it sorted soon; in the meantime, the meme game on social media has been on point
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-02 21:00:05
Man, it sucks when Xbox Live goes down, especially considering how central it is to the Xbox experience Hopefully, Microsoft gets it all sorted quickly so we can get back to gaming; in the meantime, the memes are at least keeping the community spirits up.
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-07-02 20:54:03
It’s a bummer seeing Xbox Live go down like this, especially with how integral it’s become to the gaming experience since 2002. Hopefully, Microsoft sorts it out soon—meanwhile, the meme game on social media is strong
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