Xbox Live goes down on eve of Xbox One launch

With just a few hours to go before Xbox One officially launches, it appears Xbox Live service has gone down. At the time of publishing, the...

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With just a few hours to go before Xbox One officially launches, it appears Xbox Live service has gone down. At the time of publishing, the official Xbox Live status page says the service is currently "offline."

Initial reports peg the downtime starting about an hour ago, but it appears things are starting to come back. Xbox.com is currently working, for example. Hopefully, the servers will remain stable for the launch of Xbox One.

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    November 21, 2013 3:55 PM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, Xbox Live goes down on eve of Xbox One launch.

    With just a few hours to go before Xbox One officially launches, it appears Xbox Live service has gone down. At the time of publishing, the...

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      November 21, 2013 4:00 PM

      I think this has to be a partial outage because I have been on my 360 for almost an hour watching video online.

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      November 21, 2013 4:09 PM

      It's a DNS issue rather than live itself being down.

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      November 22, 2013 7:19 AM

      Happy to report that I was wrong in expecting connection issues with Xbox Live. Turned on my console around 1am Central Time and was able to download the update (~500MB) in less than 4 minutes.

      Went on a downloading spree, Netflix, Hulu, Skype, Skydrive, Twitch, Youtube, Machinima, and Killer Instinct and they all downloaded extremely quickly; granted, most of the video apps were only about 30-50MB each and KI was about 3.3GB.

      Hats off to both companies, the launches went smoother than anyone could expect, really impressed.

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        November 22, 2013 8:27 AM

        its almost like they had these things that look like boxes and can connect to the internet to download games and programs to learn from. i wonder how they developed that alien technology

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        November 22, 2013 9:47 AM

        PSN was down for awhile.....

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      November 22, 2013 7:28 AM

      It wasn't just xbox. It was a whole bunch of ms services. There were back up with 30 min.