Microsoft’s Xbox Live carrier was down for some customers this evening, according to a tweet from Xbox Make stronger. The timing was unfortunate as more of us than usual had likely grew to turn into to online gaming as they self-quarantined in response to the spread of the unconventional coronavirus, COVID-19. During the outage, Microsoft’s Xbox Live status page was eternally cycling its loading display across many devices and browsers, preventing clarity into the actual status of the carrier.
“We understand some customers may be experiencing errors with sign in or matching making on Xbox Live,” the Xbox customer carrier Twitter account stated, “and are at the 2d investigating. Please examine back here for details.”
That message was tweeted at 5: 10 PM ET, and no diversified message has adopted at the time of publishing this story.
We understand some customers may be experiencing errors with sign in or matching making on Xbox Live, and are at the 2d investigating. Please examine back here for details.
— Xbox Make stronger (@XboxSupport) March 15, 2020
At the time of initial, DownDetector.com showed outage stories abating from a peak of nearly 100,000 at 5 p.m. The outage came on a day when thousands and thousands were choosing to stay inside, and many of them are playing video games online; Steam reported a original concurrent person narrate of greater than 20 million online this weekend.
Update March 15th, 7: 55 P.M. ET:Xbox Make stronger’s Twitter handle says carrier has been restored.