Xbox Live Is Down - Multiple Services Affected

By Rich Stone,
UPDATED: Xbox support have now posted that they have resolved the issues.


We have just picked up reports of some major Xbox Live service issues. Please note that the issues may be unique to a particular region or device. You can check out the details of the issues below, and keep an eye on the Xbox Support Twitter account for updates.

Issue #1

Description:
Creating new accounts on Xbox Live, managing those accounts, or recovering an account on a different device
Started: 22nd May 2020 at 18:45
Affected regions: GB, US
Affected services: Xbox Live Core Services
Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Issue #2

Description:
Joining other Xbox Live members in online games
Started: 22nd May 2020 at 18:45
Affected regions: GB, US
Affected services: Social and Gaming
Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Issue #3

Description:
Signing into Xbox Live
Started: 22nd May 2020 at 20:55
Affected regions: GB, US
Affected services: Xbox Live Core Services
Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

If you are experiencing any issues and have updates or a workaround, please share your thoughts in the comments. You can keep up with the latest Xbox Live service status here.

For even more information, visit the US or GB versions of the offial Xbox Live service status page.
Rich Stone
Written by Rich Stone
Creator of TrueAchievements, TrueTrophies and TrueSteamAchievements. Writes site news and still finds time for the odd game here and there. Loves Racing games and Shooters, yet to be convinced that any RPG is worth the time investment!