Xbox Live down: Problems with sign in continue after major outage

The service was hit by a huge outage overnight

Phil Spencer, Executive President of Gaming at Microsoft addresses the audience at the Xbox 2018 E3 briefing in Los Angeles, California on June 10, 2018 ahead of the 24th Electronic Entertainment Expo which opens on June 12
Phil Spencer, Executive President of Gaming at Microsoft addresses the audience at the Xbox 2018 E3 briefing in Los Angeles, California on June 10, 2018 ahead of the 24th Electronic Entertainment Expo which opens on June 12

Xbox Live is still not working properly, hours after a major outage.

The company addressed a major outage overnight that stopped people entirely from signing in. But those issues are still ongoing, according to the website Down Detector.

It reported a major uptick in issues over the morning, as people struggled to get back online.

"Running into error code: 0x800488FC when attempting to sign into your Xbox One console?" the Xbox support account tweeted in the middle of the major outage. "No sweat, our teams are on it. We'll update here when we have more information to provide!"

It tweeted later to say that it was still investigating the sign-in errors, and soon after that said the problem had been fixed.

But the issues appear to be ongoing, according to the site Down Detector. While they have not yet hit the peak of the problems overnight, many people are still reporting that they are unable to sign back in.

Xbox's status pages shows no issues with any parts of the service.

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