Xbox Live is back online, the problems have been fixed

Xbox Live is back online, the problems have been fixed

Xbox Live is back online

Microsoft has made it known through its official social channels that its Xbox Live is encountering problems that could prevent the proper functioning of Fortnite Chapter 2, Call of Duty Warzone, FIFA 21 and other online products.

The problems seem to concern the "Account and profile" section and, according to what was declared by the Redmond giant on the portal that informs users about the status of the servers, it is not certain that it is not possible to access online services but you could be suddenly disconnected or encounter malfunctions .

Here is the official description of the problem on the site:

"You may have problems logging in to your Xbox profile, it may be disconnected when logging in or have other related problems. features that require access such as most games, applications and social activities will not be available. "

Currently we do not know the waiting times for the solution to the problem, but Microsoft has confirmed that the technical team is aware of the situation and is working to resolve it as soon as possible. In short, if you have been experiencing problems for a few minutes, it may not be your connection but the malfunction of the service servers.

Did you know that thanks to the latest Xbox Series X and S update you will no longer open Xbox Assist by mistake?

Update - The problems have been resolved and the Xbox LIVE platform is back to being fully operational and functional.

Users should be able to sign-in to Xbox Live again after outage

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You may not be able to sign-in to your Xbox account right now.

Update, February 25, 2021 (9:00 pm CT): A short time ago, Microsoft reported that the ongoing Xbox Live outage should be resolved, and users should be able to sign-in again.

Update, February 25, 2021 (8:10 pm CT): Nearly six hours later, Microsoft still hasn't fully resolved the sign-in issues with Xbox Live. Some users are reporting the problem fixed.

Update, February 25, 2021 (3:55 pm CT): The initial account sign-in issues have spread to affect most online portions of Xbox Live, including online multiplayer, cloud gaming, and game purchases.

What you need to know
  • Xbox Live is currently experiencing some intermittent outages.
  • The issue is affecting users trying to sign-in to their Xbox Account or profile.
  • The Xbox Live team is currently investigating the issue and looking for a resolution.
  • Xbox Live is reportedly facing outages for a number of players, according to Xbox Support. The issue is labelled as a 'Major outage,' and is affecting sign-in for users on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Windows, and pretty much anywhere users can sign-in to their Xbox Account or profile.

    This could potentially affect more than just your Xbox, as an Xbox Account can be connected to Android, iOS, cloud and web services, and more.

    If you're afflicted by the outage, you may be unable to sign-in, be disconnected, or be unable to access any online services connected to your Xbox Account or profile. Xbox was made aware of the issue a while ago, and is actively working on resolving the problem. While there's no resolution right now, hopefully this outage won't last too long.

    If you want to keep track of when Xbox Live is down or may be coming back up, we keep track of when Xbox Live is down for our readers. We also have a full Xbox Series X|S networking guide that goes over everything you could possibly need to know about using your Xbox online.

    Xbox Live outages are typically pretty uncommon, but they're not unheard of. The last major outage we experienced was around the launch of the Xbox Series X|S, when a wave of new players flooded Microsoft's services and caused a myriad of intermittent issues for a while. Outages usually don't drag on too long.

    Update, February 25, 2021 (3:55 pm CT) - Xbox Live's account sign-in issues affect most online services

    Microsoft has updated their official Xbox Support page to indicate that the ongoing outages, which initially started with issues signing in to Xbox Accounts and profiles, is now affecting most Xbox Live online services. Players may experience problems purchasing games, playing online, and utilizing Xbox's cloud gaming services. Microsoft is still investigating the issues.

    Update, February 25, 2021 (8:10 pm CT) - Xbox Live is back for some users, still not entirely fixed

    After nearly six hours, Xbox Live is still being reported as down for many users, and there's been no further update from Microsoft. However, some users are reporting that Xbox Live is up and working for them again, especially after a restart of their console. Hopefully the Xbox Live outage is at the tail end, and will be resolved shortly.

    Update, February 25, 2021 (9:00 pm CT) - The Xbox Live outage should be resolved, and users can sign-in

    Microsoft has now reported that the ongoing Xbox Live outage should be resolved and everything is up and running like normal. Users should be able to sign-in, access online content, purchase games, and utilize cloud services. If you're still experiencing issues, restarting your Xbox console may fix the problem.

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