Xbox Live DOWN: Server Status latest as Xbox One outage hits online services

XBOX LIVE DOWN – UPDATE 2

Just to confirm what we were saying previously:

XBOX LIVE DOWN – UPDATE 1

Further to the below, it's worth noting that there's also reports en masse of the following games not working:

Red Dead Redemption 2, GTA 5, Apex Legends, Fortnite, EA Sports FIFA, PUBG and Gears 5 (which only just launched).

Obviously, these games are working just fine and any issues are linked to the ongoing issues with Xbox Live currently.

Stay tuned for more info…

ORIGINAL STORY – Xbox Live servers are down this morning, with Microsoft confirming that they are experiencing problems with the Xbox One console's live services.

Issues started within the last hour (1am BST) and include problems with connecting to core online services.

The Independent outage monitoring website Down Detector has once again seen a massive spike in reports of users unable to use Xbox Live in the last ten minutes. These have topped out at 1000 reports but continue to rise.

Xbox Support and the official Xbox Server Status page is aware of the Xbox Live outage which is impacting some services and games.

More specifically it appears Xbox Live is having problems with "Signing in; creating, managing, or recovering an account; search"

A tweet from the support account reads:

"Our teams are aware & currently investigating errors when attempting to sign in. We'll update here & on our status page: http://xbox.com/status when we have more info to share"

Furthermore, a message on the server status page also adds:

"Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems finding previously-purchased content or purchasing new content. Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience."

As with all Xbox outages, the issues were first reported by players who proceeding to let the console giant know exactly how they were feeling:

"Why is Xbox live down on a Friday evening??!!! @XboxSupport" one user complained"

"xbox live services down????? All my games started failing to connect to online and now I cant sign in?" reported another user.

"I get home and all I want to do is play #Gears5 and Xbox live is down." bemoaned another

Stay tuned for more details…

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