Massive Xbox Live Outage Disappoints Several Fans After a Power Packed Showcase Alongside Bethesda

Published 06/13/2022, 9:41 AM EDT

Xbox fans had to end the week having mixed emotions about their favorite franchise. First, they were glad, as the company’s Summer Games Fest event turned out to be a grand success. But later, they had to suffer as Xbox live reported a downtime. 

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It was a very crucial week for Xbox as they were finally making the big reveal about games, updates, and plans. As a result, the reveal was quite appealing until users complained about Xbox live not working. The franchise quickly took control of this issue, putting out a Twitter post for about the same.

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Xbox live is down again and fans are not liking it!

We previously informed you about Xbox live having an unexpected downtime last month. Fans complained about a message flashing on their screen that said, ‘The Person Who Bought This Needs to Sign In.’ The issue had baffled users, as they could not access their consoles. Soon, Xbox took control of the issue and resolved it under 24 hours. 

Now, exactly a month later, users have started complaining about Xbox live being down again. The second outage began on June 11, when players reported about it. Although, Microsoft put in extra effort to solve the issue in a few hours. 

But nobody knew what was coming their way as the Xbox live again shut down on June 12.

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As of now, there is no news regarding the time required to get it back online, so players are deeply unsatisfied with this, mainly because they reported getting kicked out mid-game and not being able to get back in. Here’s what they had to say.

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The good news is that Xbox is relentlessly working over it, as mentioned in their Twitter post. “We’re aware that some users may not be able to purchase or launch games at this time. Please stay tuned for updates here or check our status page.”

Is it down because of massive future updates? – A prediction thread

As we all know, Microsoft shuts down the Xbox live to fix bugs and update their game libraries. And with the massive updates during their Summer Games Fest bit, we believe Xbox is planning something exciting for us. But, we would only extend our prediction to new games, as there has been no confirmation from the franchise for now. Also, if there is any update regarding this, we will be happy to inform you!

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What are your thoughts about this? Did you face the issue? Let us know in the comments section.

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Atharv Phadke

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Atharv is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University, Atharv has a keen eye for writing engaging content. He enjoys all kinds of games but thoroughly follows FPS games such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends and Fortnite.

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