Xbox Live down reports are on the rise right now, with users reporting issues accessing their games and receiving an error message from someone who purchased this need to sign in. Independent outage monitor Down Detector UK saw a spike in Xbox Live outage reports with this beginning around 3.30pm UK time. At the time of writing, Down Detector UK has seen a spike of around 1,500 Xbox Live outage reports.

While Down Detector stats claim that issues affecting Xbox owners include gameplay and server connection issues.

As reported Xbox Live service issues affected Xbox gamers, they took to Twitter to discuss the issues they were facing.

One tweeted, “Anyone else can’t open games on their Xbox ATM?”

While another posted: “@XboxSupport You know the Xbox is down I can’t play any game every time I try to play it says whoever brought this needs to sign in I am literally the person who brought this to this profile.”

One added: “Seems like a lot of people are having trouble playing games on @Xbox right now, is Game Pass down? Repeated requests for people to log in to play. @xboxsupport @purexbox”.

And another wrote: ‘Looks like Xbox is down cause you can’t play any games’.

Despite the large number of reported issues with Xbox Live, the official Xbox status page only states that there is a limited issue with games and games affecting Halo MCC Insider.

While Xbox Twitter Support has yet to comment on the reported issues players are currently experiencing.

However, they retweeted a post about Halo issues that started 12 hours ago.

The Halo Support account tweeted: “We are working with partner teams as we continue to investigate #HaloMCC matchmaking errors. We will share additional updates here as further improvements are made.”


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