Xbox Live services restored after black-out

Friday, 6th July 2012 17:05 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Microsoft has now restored Xbox Live services following the online system going down earlier today Microsoft said it is aware of issues, which saw service incapacitated for several hours. The firm said: The XBL status page says: “users may experience difficulties signing into Xbox Live from an Xbox console” as well as signing into Xbox Live from “We are aware of the problem and are working to resolve the issue,” said the notice. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.”



  1. Colin Gallacher

    Hacked! Hacked! CREDIT CARDS!

    Where did I leave my pitchfork?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. daytripper

    It’s been hacked by intelligent gerbils who wear naf naf rain coats

    #2 2 years ago
  3. OrbitMonkey

    YGWYPF ;-)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. TheBlackHole

    The world is ending.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. NeoSquall

    Tango down!

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Joe Musashi

    Man, Nintendo never have this problem.


    #6 2 years ago
  7. NeoSquall

    @6 Does Nintendo have an online community/store?

    #7 2 years ago

    Was just playing CoD about 30 mins ago. Was at the end of about a 2 hour session…

    All seemed quite normal to me.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. DSB

    Breaking news: G1GAHURTZ breaks Xbox Live.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Erthazus

    Don Matrick probably having sex with Steeve Balmer in the server room.


    #10 2 years ago

    What, me worry?

    #11 2 years ago
  12. absolutezero

    and shockingly enough GfWL is also down.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. ManuOtaku

    Maybe kinect did gain self conciousness, and is taking control, the end is here.
    p.s maybe miiverse will be next.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Gekidami

    Well, you get what you pay fo- oh wait.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    @11, LOLWUT? this is his house?

    holy cow…

    #15 2 years ago
  16. daytripper

    @15 would of got very short odds on you turning up in this comment section ;-)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. nikk900

    Xbox live is down? I wonder what free games they will give out.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Patrick Garratt

    It’s all sorted now.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Dragon246

    What was this , an “unplanned maintenance”?

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Cobra951

    Um, what? I’ve been online all day without issues.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Ireland Michael

    @20 Could be power outage, data overflow, or simply a hard drive crash.

    #21 2 years ago

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