Xbox Live goes down, overloaded with coronavirus homebound gamers?

Xbox Live is down, with errors from gamers trying to sign in and with match making on Xbox Live.

| Mar 15, 2020 at 9:49 pm CDT

So, Xbox Live is down and gamers are ripping their hair out -- especially with the world in panic lockdown mode over COVID-19 coronavirus, more gamers than ever before are at home and wanting to play games.

Microsoft has taken to its official Twitter account for Xbox Support, explaining: "We understand some users may be experiencing errors with sign in or matching making on Xbox Live, and are currently investigating". The service was down for just over 3 hours or so, with Xbox Support tweeting out again:

The tweet explains that players should "once again be able to sign in and access Xbox Live services normally". Yay!

Last updated: Jun 16, 2020 at 04:29 pm CDT

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