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Original story from Feb. 2, 2019

It’s been almost a complete day since users of Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console have been reporting issues.

Around 12 hours back, reports erupted about the Xbox error code 0x87dd0006 sign in problem, which took a significant time to get resolved. Although Microsoft was quick to provide updates on the matter.

But now, we’re again seeing reports of similar problem on social media. Take a look:

Microsoft has again offered a quick update, saying they are aware of this re-occurrence of the problem, and are working to fix it.

Like always, we’re constantly tracking the matter, and will offer continuous updates as when there’s something newsworthy related to the ongoing outage. Until then, share your Xbox experience with us in the comments section below.

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Update 1

Here’s what the Xbox Live service status page says currently:


Update 2

Everything seems to be back to normal now. See here.

Update 3 (May 15, 2021)

Looks like the Xbox services have again gone down. We’re seeing a lot of user reports about this new outage. You can check out the reports here.

It’s worth mentioning that Microsoft is already looking into an Xbox related issue. Here’s how team Xbox explained it on Twitter a few hours ago:

We are currently investigating reports of users unable to redeem content on Xbox 360 consoles & web store

At the moment, we’re not sure if this ongoing outage is related to the above mentioned problem in any way. Anyway, we’re keeping an active tab on the situation, and will provide more updates related to this outage as and when we notice something newsworthy. Until then, keep a tab here and share your experience in the comments section below.

Update 4 (May 15, 2021)

The official Xbox status page shows everything is working as it should. Let us know if the problem still persists for you.

Update 5 (July 11, 2021)

There seems to be a new Xbox outage at the moment. A lot of users on social media platforms (like Twitter) are complaining about not being able to access Xbox Live services, suggesting the Xbox servers may be down at the moment.

The official Xbox status page shows everything is working as it should. Anyway, we are searching for more details currently, and will update the story if we find anything newsworthy.

Update 6 (July 11, 2021)

It has now been revealed that the Xbox Live Core Services (Signing in; creating, managing, or recovering an account; search) are down at the moment. Microsoft says they are looking into the matter.

Here’s the official statement, as posted on the Xbox status page:

Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems signing in to Xbox Live


Update 7 (July 11, 2021)

Some users are now reporting the problem is fixed for them, meaning the servers may be coming back up gradually.

Update 8 (August 18, 2021)

09:05 am (IST): Xbox users have stormed Twitter and other social media platforms to seek help as the service is once again down and not working. Downdetector also shows a major spike in the number of reports from users indicating that Xbox Live is down.


Apart from that, Xbox has indeed acknowledged the issues and has updated the official status page indicating that there are issues with the Store and Subscriptions, Games and gaming, as well as Cloud gaming.

01:05 pm (IST): Xbox support confirmed that users should now be able to launch content once again.

Users should now be able to launch content once again. Thank you for being patient. As always, we’re here and listening. (Source)

Update 9 (October 20, 2021)

05:05 pm (IST): Fresh reports on Downdetector indicate that Xbox Live is down. However, there’s no indication of a widespread outage yet on the official Xbox status page.

Update 10 (January 15, 2022)

08:57 am (IST): It appears that many users are facing issues with the Xbox live service as reports indicating an outage have begun popping up on Twitter and outage tracking sites such as Downdetector.

Yes, xbox live is down/messing up as a whole. No, tagging game developers doesn’t accomplish anything. (Source)

@Xbox @XboxSupport what is going on with xbox live? Nothing is working I can’t even go into my settings (Source)

@XboxSupport is Xbox live down? Seems I can’t start any games (Source)

Update 11 (February 04, 2022)

01:09 pm (IST): Recent reports on Twitter suggest that many users are currently facing issues with the Xbox Live. Users say that they are getting ‘0x87DD0003 error’ when trying to sign in to Xbox Live.

Here are some reports for reference:

Anyone else struggling to sign into Xbox Live right now? Xbox app on PC returning a 0x87DD0003 error. Reports on Down Detector climbing by the minute. (Source)

@XboxSupport is there an outage? Keep getting error 0x87DD0003, can’t sign in, can’t play. (Source)

@XboxSupport Looks like Xbox Live on PC is down atm. Can’t sign in, and a number of others on Twitter are saying the same. Getting error code 0x87DD0003. (Source)

Update 12 (May 07, 2022)

08:30 am (IST): Xbox cloud gaming and remote play services are currently down and not working. The Xbox team has acknowledged the problem and it’s currently under investigation.

01:25 pm (IST): Many players are facing issues with launching games and starting Cloud Gaming sessions. The support team said that they are currently investigating it, however, they did not provide any ETA for the fix.

06:01 pm (IST): Xbox support has confirmed that the issue with their Cloud Gaming services has been resolved.

However, the team is still investigating the issue where users are having trouble accessing media streaming apps such as Netflix or Disney+.

Update 13 (Jun. 13, 2022)

08:43 am (IST): Many users are reporting that Xbox Live is down and not working. The company has acknowledged the problem on its status page and a fix is in the works.

07:10 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with Xbox Live has now been resolved.

Update 14 (Sept. 19, 2022)

10:50 am (IST): According to fresh user reports on Twitter and Downdetector, Xbox Live is currently down or not working for many.

Update 15 (Sept. 20, 2022)

10:58 am (IST): The recent outage with Xbox Live appears to have resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports on Downdetector.

Update 16 (Nov. 2, 2022)

11:03 am (IST): It seems that some users (1,2,3) are facing an issue where no app or game is loading on Xbox Live. Fortunately, Microsoft is aware of the issue.

Update 17 (Nov. 3, 2022)

09:49 am (IST): Many Xbox Live players are again reporting that the service is currently down or not working for them. Moreover, the spike in number of reports on Downdetector also conveys the same.

06:10 pm (IST): It seems that the recent Xbox Live outage has been resolved as there are no fresh reports about the same.

Update 18 (Dec. 6, 2022)

08:34 am (IST): Xbox Live platform is experiencing a partial outage at this moment. Downdetector and the Xbox Live Status page reflect the problem (1, 2).

Update 19 (Mar. 22, 2023)

03:40 pm (IST): According to fresh report (1, 2, 3, 4), Xbox Live is currently down or not working for a section of players.

Update 20 (Mar. 23, 2023)

01:16 pm (IST): The recent outage with Xbox Live has now been resolved.

Update 21 (May 4, 2023)

08:54 am (IST): Xbox Live servers are currently in the middle of an outage (1, 2), although the Xbox Status page incorrectly states that all services are working properly.

03:30 pm (IST): The lack of new reports related to the issue in a few hours suggests that the latest Xbox Live server outage has been fixed.

Update 22 (Jun. 21, 2023)

08:25 am (IST): Xbox Live users report new server issues on the platform (1, 2).

11:00 am (IST): Xbox Live is now working properly.

Update 23 (Jul. 31, 2023)

12:07 pm (IST): Several Xbox players are reporting an ongoing Live outage that is preventing them from accessing GamePass or their digital titles due to a 0x87e107df error code (1, 2, 3).

04:05 pm (IST): The Xbox Live related issues have already been resolved, so GamePass and digital titles are available again.

Update 24 (Sep. 18, 2023)

03:53 am (IST): Some Xbox Live users report being unable to play online due to ongoing server issues (1, 2).

05:15 pm (IST): The server issues that were affecting Xbox Live already appear to have been resolved.

Update 25 (Sep. 28, 2023)

08:39 am (IST): Multiple Xbox Live users are currently unable to play online due to an apparent new server outage (1, 2, 3, 4).

01:50 pm (IST): Xbox Live users can now play their favorite games online again as the server issues were fixed.

Update 26 (Oct. 6, 2023)

09:55 am (IST): Xbox servers are again down or unavailable for some players, according to recent reports (1, 2).

03:25 pm (IST): Xbox players can now enjoy their favorite games online again.

Update 27 (Oct. 10, 2023)

09:20 am (IST): Xbox players report that Ubisoft servers are currently down or unavailable for them (1, 2, 3).

01:00 pm (IST): Ubisoft servers are now back to normal for all Xbox players.

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