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Current Xbox Live Status

Purchase and Content UsageLast checked 15 Dec 2018 at 18:01

Resolved: 14th December 2018 at 23:01 (19 hrs ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox One

We're aware some users are unable to purchase backwards compatible content on the Xbox One. While we investigate the issue, please purchase this content through the Microsoft Store website.

Resolved: 14th December 2018 at 09:01 (1 day ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox One

We're aware some users are unable to purchase backwards compatible content on the Xbox One. While we investgate the issue, please try to purchase this content through the Microsoft Store website.

Resolved: 13th November 2018 at 04:00 (32 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Browsing the Xbox Games Store

Resolved: 24th October 2018 at 20:01 (51 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

A subset of users will experience issues with managing their payment instruments.

Resolved: 24th October 2018 at 18:01 (52 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Paying for downloadable items with a credit card

Resolved: 19th October 2018 at 08:00 (57 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Downloading items that you have already purchased

Resolved: 19th October 2018 at 08:00 (57 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Using prepaid cards or codes for downloadable items or Xbox Live subscriptions

Resolved: 19th October 2018 at 08:00 (57 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Buying downloadable items

Resolved: 19th October 2018 at 08:00 (57 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Buying downloadable items

Resolved: 19th October 2018 at 08:00 (57 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Buying downloadable items

Social and GamingLast checked 15 Dec 2018 at 18:01

Resolved: 25th November 2018 at 23:00 (19 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Joining other Xbox Live members in online games

TV, Music and VideoLast checked 15 Dec 2018 at 18:01
Xbox Live Core ServicesLast checked 15 Dec 2018 at 18:01

Resolved: 13th November 2018 at 20:00 (31 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox One

We’re aware that a small number of users may be receiving improper ventilation messages while playing Fallout 76. Bethesda is working on a title update to address. Please also check our best practices for console ventilation at https://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/console/ventilation.

Resolved: 2nd November 2018 at 17:00 (43 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox One

If you are prompted for your Microsoft Account password and then receive error 0x80a4001a, do the following: Remove your Xbox account from the console and recover your account to the console. When recovering, select either 'No Barriers' or 'Use a Passkey'.

Resolved: 27th October 2018 at 12:01 (49 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Signing into Xbox Live

Resolved: 19th October 2018 at 08:00 (57 days ago)

Impacted devices: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows Phone, Windows 10

Creating new accounts on Xbox Live, managing those accounts, or recovering an account on a different device

Latest Xbox Live Sales

The Six Quickest Game Completions from the December 11th Sale

Now that this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales have both dropped, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard earned cash on by listing the quickest completions on offer.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 33 comments

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: December 11th, 2018

Discounts on Persona 4: Arena, Realms of Ancient War, God Mode, Enemy Front, Alien Rage, Abyss Odyssey, Abyss Odyssey

Posted 4 days ago by Rich Stone, 29 comments

Xbox One Sale Roundup: December 11th, 2018

Discounts on Grand Theft Auto V, Battlefield Hardline, Monster Hunter: World, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, FIFA 19, Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, The Technomancer and more

Posted 4 days ago by Rich Stone, 39 comments

Buy 3 Months of Xbox Live Gold and Get £10 Free Xbox Store Credit from Amazon UK

If you're always on the lookout for the cheapest deals available on Xbox Live Gold, Amazon UK is currently offering a three-month Gold subscription with a free additional code for £10 in Xbox store credit for £14.99.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 33 comments