Xbox Live Crashes, Another Embarrassment For Microsoft
Microsoft who are trying to push millions of consumers into new cloud-based services, has faced another embarrassing failure, with tens of thousands of Xbox games unable to get online.
Microsoft claim they’re trying to work on the problem and at this stage have not confirmed when there multiplayer online game service will be back up. The failure also affects consumers wanting to buy and download titles to that Xbox.
‘Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems signing in to Xbox Live,’ a Microsoft spokesperson said.
‘Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience. ‘
It comes days after Microsoft launched an attack on YouTube and Amazon’s Twitch by buying its own livestreaming service.
It also comes as Microsoft moves to expand their office 365 and Azure cloud-based services.