XBOX LIVE DOWN – UPDATE ONE: The official Xbox Support Twitter account has confirmed that the Xbox Live service is experiencing issues today.
The account tweeted: “We’re aware some users are unable to launch their games & apps. We’re working with the proper teams now to get this resolved.”
The official Xbox Status website has also been updated to say that ‘Store & subscriptions’ is experiencing a major outage which means Xbox Series X, S, Xbox One and Xbox on Windows gamers may not be able to purchase games.
‘Games & gaming’ as well as ‘cloud gaming’ is also experiencing a limited Xbox outage.
Meanwhile Down Detector UK has continued to see Xbox Live down reports flood in, with downdetector.co.uk registering a peak of more than 4,000 reports of Xbox Live down.
ORIGINAL: Xbox Live down reports are surging in at the moment, with users reporting receiving a person who bought this needs to sign in error message as well as an 0x803f9006 error code.
Independent outage monitor Down Detector has registered a huge spike in Xbox Live down reports today, following confirmation of some Forza Horizon 4 issues earlier today.
At the time of writing downdetector.com has recorded a peak of more than 2,000 reports of Xbox Live down.
According to Down Detector stats, 71 percent of Xbox Live down reports are to do with online gaming issues.
The latest Xbox Live server issues come after confirmed problems with Forza Horizon 4.
Earlier today the Forza Support Twitter posted: “The team is currently working on a fix and hoping to have an update by tomorrow. We thank you for your patience.”
This came after the @ForzaSupport Twitter posted: “We’re aware of a crash impacting Series X and Series S players in the latest #ForzaHorizon4 update. We’re working on a fix and will update when we have an ETA.”
While another posted: “Servers are down on Xbox”.
One added: “No stream today as Xbox seems to be down”.
And another wrote: “Xbox down for anyone else?
“Saying the person who bought the game needs to sign in?!?!?!?”
More to follow…