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Xbox Live Down; Affecting All Microsoft Account Users – The Internet Uproars

by on March 21, 2017
 

Xbox Live Down And Out For The Count.

It appears that Xbox Live is indeed down for multiple users across the country and it is currently affecting Microsoft Account users as well according to The Verge.

Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems finding previously-purchased content or purchasing new content. Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience. – Xbox

Of course, this is a bad time for the service to go down, as many people are trying to play Mass Effect Andromeda for the first time today, as the game was officially released.

There is no timetable as to when the service will return to normal but there is no doubt that people are not happy with the status of the service currently as observed on Twitter:

Other users have threatened to switch to PlayStation if the issue isn’t resolved:

We will be sure to keep you updated as to when The Xbox service and Microsoft Account comes back online.  But for now – Xbox Live down and out for the count.  For more updates on this breaking and developing story, make sure you keep it locked to Mammoth Gamers for further and future news and information.

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  • le_goat

    *sigh* Look, this sucks, but things go down sometimes. The threat of switching to PS4 if things don’t get fixed quick is total BS and I will call every single one of them out. Please, show me how wrong I am by taking hundreds of dollars in hardware and hundreds more in software, throw it in the trash, then go spend the exact same amount of money you just threw in the trashcan on PS4, it’s extra hardware, and the games. What will those folks do when PSN goes down? All networks experience outages, and for $5/month with as few outages as we get, it’s not that bad.

    At least Microsoft isn’t joking around like HBO does when their service goes down during GoT season premier.