Xbox Live Sign-in Issues Again; Gold Membership Subscribers Suffer The Most

Xbox Live Sign-in Issues Again; Gold Membership Subscribers Suffer The Most
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It seems Xbox gamers are going through a rough time ever since the software reported technical glitches last month. It is for the ninth time that Microsoft’s Xbox Live services is facing issues turning away users from successfully logging in. Gold membership subscribers are the major victims since they pay the maximum for the service.


Xbox Live services went down in February and since then there has been persistent interruptions and outrages aggravating the situation to a great extent. Consumers are losing faith in the services for which they pay every month. Although, Microsoft is looking for a prompt solution, nothing has resolved it so far.

VentureBeats reports that the issue was first spotted when a user tried to log in to Xbox to play Minecraft for Windows. While trying to log in, the service flashed an error 0x87DD006. Another error showed on the screen when signing into Skype on an Xbox One. In protest to the issue, Twitter was flooded with posts from agitated users who wrote about the technical fault. However, Microsoft confirmed the problem on the social networking site and offered a quick fix.

It is the third week in a row that the service reported issues. Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold premium tier are mostly frustrated since they pay heftily to have access to special online deals and online multiplayer service. As for the other subscribers, they pay $60 per year to enjoy Microsoft’s gaming services.

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A Microsoft insider commented on a social platform, “Are you having issues signing in to Xbox Live? Our team is currently working hard to find a fix. Thanks for being patient in the meantime, Xbox members! We’ll update you as soon as we have more information.”

An update on Xbox Live Status page at 10:07 A.M. Pacific Time showed that Xbox Live Core services are limited on Xbox One and other devices. The issues were related to creating account, signing in and recovering account. However, the tech giant did not specify any time when the service will be back in full swing.

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