Original Xbox Live is dead

Friday, 16 April 2010 00:08 GMT By Johnny Cullen


Do you hear that? That’s the life-support machine for Xbox Live for the original Xbox giving away. Time of death: 23:48pm BST.

Here’s the tweet from Director of Policy and Enforcement for Live on 360 Stephen Toulose that confirmed the news:

“Remember that old ‘banned’ European xbox commercial? Sad moment guys, the baby just landed in the grave. So long xbox 1 LIVE”

We’ve been told, however, this is for the US so far. European Live servers are still alive and running.

The service was due to go down at midnight PST, which was 8:00am BST yesterday morning, but people kept trucking on and playing Halo 2 until the sun didn’t shine upon the Chief no more.

And that is all she wrote. Now we return to normal programing.