UPDATE ONE: Xbox Live servers remain down tonight, although many can now login and play online multiplayer games.
Xbox One Party Chat and Friends List issues remain though, leaving many unable to team-up in titles like Call of Duty Warzone and Apex Legends.
The good news is that Microsoft have found what is causing the problems tonight and should be close to deploying a fix.
A new message from the tech giant explains: “We believe we have identified the problem causing some members to have issues viewing Achievements, Friends List or the activity of friends. Thanks for your patience as the team works to resolve the issue.”
ORIGINAL: Xbox Live servers are down today, with Microsoft confirming issues with sign-in and using Party Chat features.
The latest update from the Microsoft support team adds: “We’re aware that some users are seeing errors when starting or joining parties & our teams are investigating. We’ll update here & on our status page when we have more info.
“Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the problems that are causing some members issues viewing Achievements, Friends List or the activity of friends. Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience.”
No ETA has been shared on when Microsoft expects services to resume on Xbox One and other Windows platforms.
Affected services include the following:
Creating new accounts on Xbox Live, managing those accounts, or recovering an account on a different device.
Joining other Xbox Live members in online games.
Affected platforms include the following:
Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox.com, Windows 10.
Problems with Party Chat on Xbox Live were flagged earlier today by fans with the service affected in the UK and the United States.