Posted: Date Posted – 12:15 PM, Mon – 9 May 22
New Delhi: Gaming enthusiasts went through a tough time when Microsoft Xbox services suffered a massive outage that left them unable to launch cloud games.
Microsoft then fixed the issue that lasted for several hours late Sunday.
The Xbox Live outage prevented some gamers from launching cloud games, playing digital games and making purchases from its store.
“Gamers may see an improvement when purchasing and launching games and Cloud Gaming sessions. We’re working on a full resolution. If you’re still having issues, restarting your console may help,” support said. Microsoft Xbox in a tweet.
He then informed that the problem had been fixed.
“Players should no longer experience any issues when it comes to purchasing, launching games, or joining Cloud Gaming sessions. Thanks for being patient. Happy gaming!”
Some players couldn’t even access streaming apps, including Netflix and Disney Plus.
Some users have reported that Xbox tricked them into signing in to play their own games.
“No I still can’t continue with my games keep saying check my connection but it’s ok,” one Xbox user tweeted.
Over 10 million people have streamed games on Xbox Cloud Gaming to date.
Many of Xbox’s most popular titles, including Flight Simulator, are now accessible for the first time on low-spec phones, tablets and PCs.
Microsoft plans to introduce an Xbox Game Pass family plan this year. The company currently offers Xbox Game Pass or PC Game Pass for $9.99 per month.