Xbox Live is down as soon as once more. This time the technical points come on a Friday night as tens of millions of individuals shelter of their properties to struggle the unfold of coronavirus. Microsoft has confirmed the issues, and it’s working to get its community again up and working.

This outage is stopping individuals from logging into Xbox Live. It’s additionally inflicting a number of points with social options like events and matchmaking. This is stopping on-line multiplayer from functioning correctly. But, extra broadly, individuals are encountering points stepping into video games or matches in Call of Duty and extra.

Microsoft, nonetheless, thinks it has a fix in sights:

“We believe we have identified the issue causing some members to have problems signing in to Xbox Live,” reads Microsoft’s assist web page. “Thanks for your patience as the team works to resolve the issue.”

This is the third main outage for Xbox Live over the previous week.

Xbox Live is down again as people play more games in self-isolation

On Twitter, Spencer confirmed that extra individuals are on-line taking part in video games:

“Usage is up on almost everything. Thanks go out to all the Ops/IT teams at all the companies that are working hard to keep everything running smoothly with all going on around them.”

That is primarily resulting from individuals staying in to keep away from contracting COVID-19 by publicity to the coronavirus. States like California, New York, and Connecticut have closed non-essential companies. And that is inflicting much more individuals to remain inside and play video video games.

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