Unfortunately, that means those same consoles had to live in a state of limbo until Microsoft got Xbox Live back up and running. Then, on February 16, Super Bomberman R and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy can be downloaded at no cost. Gadgets 360 encountered the same problem with our Xbox One X launch unit which we were able to resolve by unplugging our LAN cable to prevent us from connecting to Xbox Live - the online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service for the console. We suspect Xbox Live servers went down.
Due to the influx of users checking for updates, however, experienced issues with the support page, too. The Xbox Live Service Status page on Xbox.com has been updated to reflect this, but we still don't know exactly what's going on.
We'll update this post if and when Microsoft announces the problem has been solved, but it's already been over two hours since the company first addressed the outage.More news: DA joins nation in mourning loss of three Hoerskool Driehoek pupils
Fortunately, the issues appear to be tied to the Xbox Live software and not hardware related.
Many owners found it impossible to use their Xbox One consoles during the day.
The "Xbox Live Core Services" is now listed at 'limited, ' which has surely contributed to the massive outage.More news: QB Kelly Bryant Reportedly Makes Decision On Future At Missouri
We'll keep you updated with the latest information as we learn more. Microsoft said it was aware of the reports and it was working on the problem. Thank you all for your patience'.
Xbox One sign in is also labelled as experiencing "limited" functionality. Players trying to login are seeing a black screen which says they are unable to login to their account. Others experienced errors when signing in or updating an application.More news: Real Madrid and Barcelona face tough run of fixtures