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Xbox Live Is Down, Experiencing Some Issues

Xbox Live Is Down, Experiencing Some Issues
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Xbox Live Is Down, Experiencing Some Issues

Bad news for those trying to play Xbox right now: Xbox Live appears to be down. According to the status page of Xbox Live, purchase and content usage are limited. The same can be said for the device’s social and gaming services. Affected platforms for purchase and content usage include Xbox One, Xbox 360 as well as Xbox on other devices. Xbox members may also have problems buying any downloadable items for the moment.

Meanwhile, Xbox gamers may also experience problems in unlocking Achievements in their games if they are using Xbox One, Xbox 360 as well as Xbox on other devices. Earlier, Xbox Support sent out a message on Twitter to assure gamers that they are already working on solving the issues. They tweeted, “We’re working hard on the current issues signing in to Xbox Live.”

Although, some Xbox customers already seem to be losing patience.

Later on Xbox Support sent out a follow-up tweet, announcing they have fixed any issues with regard to “sign in across devices.” The message reads, “Sign in across devices should be back to normal! Please Tweet us if you’ve got any other questions & we’ll get things sorted together.”

Meanwhile, Xbox 360 is also said to be limited on the IGN application. The Xbox team addressed its members on the status page, saying, “Hey Xbox members, are you having a tough time launching the IGN application, or playing content within the app? We are aware of the issue and working alongside our partner to find a fix ASAP. Thanks for your patience in the meantime! We’ll update you as soon as we have more information.”

While this is going on, several Xbox One apps are reportedly “up and running” including ABC News, Amazon Instant Video, AT&T U-verse, Bravo, Brazil Now, Break, CarbonTV, Channel 9, CinemaNow, Comedy Central, Crackle, Crunchyroll, CW TV NOW, Discover Languages, EA Access, ENCORE Play, EPIX, ESL Gaming, ESPN, Every Street United, FOX NOW, FXNOW, GoPro Channel, HBO GO, Hulu Plus, IGN, iHeartRadio, Khan Academy, Machinima, MLB.TV, MLG.TV, MOVIEPLEX, MTV, NAT GEO TV, NBA Game Time, Nerdist, Netflix, NFL, NHL, OneDrive, OverDog, Pandora, PBS KIDS, Popcornflix, RealPlayer Cloud, ReddX, Showtime Anytime,Skype, Sling TV, Smosh, STARZ Play, Syfy Now, Team Stream, TED, Telemundo Now, The Scene, TrueAchievements, TubiTV, TuneIn, TWC TV, TwitchTV, UFC TV, Univision Deportes, Upload Studio, USA NOW, Verizon FiOS TV, Vevo, VH1, Vine, VUDU, WWE, Xbox Fitness and YouTube.

Meanwhile, apps that have no issues on Xbox 360 include 8tracks, A&E, Amazon Instant Video, Ameba TV, Animal Planet L!VE, Animation Domination High-Def, AOL On,, Bravo, Break, BYUtv, c|net, CC:Stand-Up, Channel 9, CinemaNow, Comedy Time, Crackle, Cruncyroll, CW Network, DailyBurn, Dailymotion, DirectTV, Docurama, ENCORE Play, EPIX, ESPN, Every Street United, Feeln, Flixster, FNTSY, Fox News, FOX NOW, France 24, FrightPIX, FUNimation, FXNOW, GAIAM, GameSpot, Game Trailers, GoPro Channel, HBO GO, HDD Eraser, History Channel, Horse Races Now, Hulu Plus, iHeartRadio, Internet Explorer, IndieFlix, Kinect Nat Geo TV, Kinect Sesame Street TV, Lifetime, Machinima, Manga Entertainment, MBC On Demand, MLB.TV, MLG.TV, MOVIEPLEX, MTV, Mustang Customizer, MUZU.TV, NAT GEO TV, NBA Game Time, NBC News, Nerdist, Netflix, NFL, Fantasy Football, NHL, Nick, OneDrive, Paramount Movies, PBS, Ples, Popcornflix, Qello, Red Bull TV, Revision3, Rhapsody, Showtime Anytime, Sky News, Slacker Radio, Smosh, SnagXtreme, STARZ Play, The Crypt, The Whistle, TMZ, TODAY, TubiTV, TWC TV, TwitchTV, UFC TV, UVideos, Verizon FiOS TV, VEVO, Viewster, Viki, Viki Inc., Vimeo, VUDU, Watch ABC, WeatherNation, WWE, Xbox Live Event Player, Xfinity On Demand, Xpreshon, Yahoo! Screen, YouTube, Yupp TV.

Just recently, Xbox Support sent out another tweet saying, “Our teams are working hard to make sure you can access all of your game & app content.”

No timeline has been given with regard to how soon all Xbox issues can be fixed.

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