Why Did Microsoft Shut Down Xbox Live?

Why are Xbox servers down right now?

Xbox Live is down right now

Xbox Live is down for users across the globe, with an outage impacting the ability to sign-in, play games online, access content, and other staples of the gaming network.

Microsoft is yet to acknowledge an outage, however, we’re seeing reports from Xbox Live users across the globe.

Is there an issue with Xbox Live?

Microsoft’s Xbox Live service experienced issues affecting online multiplayer earlier today. “We’re aware that some users may have trouble joining parties or playing online multiplayer & our teams are investigating,” Microsoft said in a 2:38PM ET tweet about the issues.

Is Xbox Live still available for 360?

While the Xbox 360 will no longer be made, Microsoft will continue to support current hardware units. In addition, Xbox Live will continue to work for the Xbox 360 consoles that are still using it, and Xbox 360 games and accessories will also continue to be sold.

How much is Xbox Live?

Xbox Live Gold subscriptions are $59.99 for 12 months, $24.99 for three months, and $9.99 for one month. The paid Xbox Live Gold service gives you all of the free level features along with the ability to play games with friends online as well as early access to demos.

Is Xbox Live Down March 15?

Xbox Live users and players in games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Rocket League, Apex Legends and more have all reported a widespread outage preventing them from logging into the network on March 15. March 15 update (4:37pm): Xbox Support has noted that Xbox Live services should be back online for all users.

Is Xbox 360 still good?

along with an unbeatable price, I think the Xbox 360 is still very much worth it. It all depends on the games you’re wanting to play. I would say so, for me personally the backwards compatibility on Xbox One isn’t totally reliable and also a good selection of games aren’t compatable.

Will Xbox Live ever be free?

No plans for the weekend? Microsoft just announced that it’s giving all Xbox players on Xbox One and Xbox 360 free access to Xbox Live Gold. That means that through May 21, non-members will be able to enjoy all of the perks usually reserved for Gold Members.

How can I get Xbox Live Gold for free?

How to Get Free Xbox Live Gold

  • Use a free trial card included with select games. When you buy certain titles, they include a prepaid card for a two-, three-, or 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial.
  • Watch for free weekends of Xbox Live Gold.
  • Use Microsoft Rewards to earn free Xbox Live Gold.

Should I buy an Xbox one or wait?

Wait If You Own the Xbox One S

You can also play all of the same games as the Xbox One X. You may want to upgrade to the Xbox One X if you can find a killer deal, or if you need games to load in faster, you may want to buy a SSD for your Xbox One S, but you can likely hold off until 2020.

Which is best Xbox or ps4?

If getting the best possible crispness for most games is a priority, PS4 comes out on top. However, when it comes to the premium versions of both consoles, Xbox has an edge. The $499 Xbox One X plays many titles in native 4K, and has the most powerful overall specs of any console out there.

Is Netflix free with Xbox Live Gold?

Xbox owners without an Xbox Live Gold membership will now be able to access more than 180 apps like Netflix, ESPN and HBO Go for free. Xbox Live Gold subscribers will still have benefits, like online multiplayer, free games with Games with Gold, and other exclusive discounts.

Is Xbox Live $1?

The Xbox Live Gold subscription will let you play your online multiplayer games with your friends, whether that be in co-op campaigns or player-versus-player matches. So, if you want to save on a number of Xbox One games, spending $1 for the subscription could save you even more than that in Xbox One game discounts.

What’s the difference between Xbox Live and Xbox Live Gold?

Xbox live and Gold are not the same thing. Xbox Live is used to refer to the online service, while Xbox Live Gold is used to refer to a package that allows you to play with other people.