Those on Xbox platforms, it’s been a pretty rough day so far for those who want to play multiplayer online. Xbox Live down reports have flooded in from around the world that Xbox Live has been down — and it has been for hours already.
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Checking the Xbox Live status page, it lists “Account & profile,” “Store & subscriptions,” “Multiplayer gaming,” and “Cloud gaming” as having “major outages.”
The official Xbox Support Twitter account has tweeted messages sating that sign-in issues are indeed happening, and that it is being looked into.
Our teams are continuing their investigation and have found that users experiencing sign-in issues may have issues with Purchasing Content and Party Chat as well. We will send additional updates here and on http://xbox.com/status when we have more information to share.
Over on Reddit, multiple threads have surfaced stating the Xbox Live down issues, and as some might expect, people are pissed that it’s been hours and the service is still not yet up.
We’re hoping this gets resolved soon, and once we know that it is, we’ll update the post.
For gamers reading this, leave a comment below if Xbox Live is down or working for you and where you’re located for other gamers’ sake.
Microsoft has announced that services are back to normal!
Users should once again be able to sign-in, complete purchases and join chat sessions. Thank you for your patience and as always, we're listening. https://t.co/d8rSxOsgNk
— Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) February 26, 2021