It looks like Xbox Live is having issues again, as Xbox Live inactivity reports surfaced again this May 7th, making this the second day in a row that Xbox Live is experiencing issues!! It’s been just under 24 hours since the network was down for over half a day yesterday, affecting online gaming, cloud gaming and more!

Update (May 8, 3:28 p.m. ET): Microsoft has announced that Xbox Live issues are happening again, but this time it’s the EU that’s affected (for now). You can keep an eye out for server status updates for May 8 here.

May 7 Xbox Live Down status and updates:

Update #3: Microsoft announced that everything was working as expected!

Update #2 (May 7, 11:27 p.m. ET): Issues are still ongoing, though Microsoft said some users might notice some improvements with a reboot as a recommendation, otherwise they’re still working on a full restore.

Update: Microsoft says they are still working on the issues and players should see improvements with launching games by restarting their Xbox consoles.

The weird thing here is that Xbox Live went down on May 7th and was fixed after an hour or two, but now (at 4pm ET) the Xbox Live servers are down again!

As for the official Xbox status page, it currently shows that “Store & subscriptions”, “Cloud gaming & remote play”, “Games & games” have issues and are labeled as “limited”.


Earlier today (at or around 12:00 p.m. ET), Xbox Live servers went down, and it started with entertainment apps like Netflix, Hulu, and others:

Xbox Live Status: Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video apps are currently down. of XboxSeriesX

Microsoft has confirmed that entertainment apps seem to be sorted based on Microsoft’s tweet, with online games and cloud gaming still having issues, although they were eventually sorted, here is the series of tweets:

We’re keeping an eye on this one and will update the post if anything new comes up. So, hit that refresh button (F5) once in a while. It’s strange that the Xbox Live outage keeps coming back. Stay tuned to this page for constant updates throughout the day. If you can log in and play normally on Xbox Live, leave a comment below and let us know where you’re from.

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