Is Xbox Live down? How to check Xbox server status

Is Xbox Live alive?

Xbox is one of the biggest platforms in the gaming industry, featuring both the Xbox console and the Microsoft Store on PC. Those on this platform will rely on Microsoft's Xbox Live to go online and participate in any online activity. As it is an online service, it is up to the server status whether it works or not. This may leave you wondering how to check the Xbox Live server status.

How to check Xbox Live server status

Xbox Live is crucial for Xbox and online gaming through this platform. If you want to go online for a game, you must be connected to Xbox Live. However, if the service itself is down, you will not be able to connect and play online or take advantage of Xbox Live's other services. Here is how to check the server status of Xbox Live.

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  • Got to the official Xbox website.
  • Log into your account.
  • Click Support.
  • Select Xbox Status.
  • Look at the message there.
    • Up and running
    • Limited
    • Major Outage

You will see various services that Xbox provides and each's current status. Some services provided by Xbox and Xbox Live may be down, while others may be unaffected by outages. If you are noticing any issues while connecting, check the server status of Xbox Live and your own internet.

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