Xbox Live went down as #microsoft experienced ‘multiple’ service outages


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Microsoft’s Xbox Live service experienced issues today, marking the fourth time in recent weeks. Xbox One users were reporting problems earlier today with signing into Xbox Live, accessing friends, and joining parties. The issues started at around 3:15PM ET, and also affected some multiplayer games. The outage was not isolated to Xbox Live; Microsoft says it was an issue persisting throughout its platforms, including Microsoft 365.

“We are aware that some users may be experiencing issues when attempting to sign in on Xbox One & Windows 10,” Microsoft explained in a status update put out on Twitter “Our teams are aware & working on a fix. Please follow here & on our status page for updates.”

Microsoft said it’s was investigating issues…

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