UPDATE: The issues reported by hundreds of Xbox gamers today appear to have been resolved quickly. A gamer contacting @XboxSupport posted on Twitter: “If you are still having the issue, I seemed to fix mine and my friends by refreshing my Xbox. Press the guide button on your controller, then the (start) menu then update “. While another added: “It works again! Restart.” And one of them posted: “Prob corrected”.
ORIGINAL: Xbox Live down reports are increasing with hundreds of Microsoft gamers experiencing issues today.
The Down Detector independent crash monitor began recording hundreds of Xbox Live crash reports today.
Xbox Live outage reports started coming in around 5 p.m. UK time with general online play, server connection and connection issues reported.
Elsewhere, Xbox gamers have reported that someone who purchased this needs to connect to server error message 0x803f9006.
When the reported issues on Xbox Live hit, users took to the social networking site Twitter to report the issues they were facing.
One of them tweeted: “@XboxSupport @xboxuk @Xbox I can’t play any of my games online, the message is read – the person who bought the game needs to login or login. I am logged in and online. This is happening on all my online games! Help “
While another posted: “@XboxSupport none of my games work”.
One of them added: “@XboxSupport is Xbox Live Down for games? It says I need to repurchase games that I have already brought in? Also, I can download games from my library, but I have to be online to play. Go figure? “
And another wrote: “@XboxSupport I can’t play anything on my Xbox! It always tells me I need to be online even though I am.”
At the time of writing, Down Detector UK has seen a spike of around 900 Xbox Live crash reports.