An Xbox outage is preventing some players from launching digital titles
Xbox is having issues that are preventing some gamers from launching cloud games, playing digital games, and making purchases from their store. According to Xbox’s status page, the outage began around 4:00 p.m. ET, and the company is currently working on a fix.
“We’re aware that some users are unable to purchase and launch games or launch cloud gaming sessions,” Xbox Support said in a tweet. “Our teams are investigating. Please keep an eye out for updates here and on our status page.
We are aware that some users are unable to purchase and launch games or start cloud gaming sessions. Our teams investigate. Please keep an eye out for updates here and on our status page. https://t.co/kQKp1LYR4o
— Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) May 7, 2022
This latest series of problems follows a massive outage that lasted several hours from Friday night into Saturday morning. Some gamers were unable to launch cloud gaming sessions, launch digital games, make purchases, or even access streaming apps like Netflix and Disney Plus.
Although Xbox seemed to solve these problems, it looks like problems with its business, digital titles and cloud gaming have resurfaced. As my colleague Notes by Tom WarrenIf you’re affected by the outage, you should still be able to play games offline if you’ve set your Xbox as your “home” console. Xbox support says too Restarting your Xbox console might help.
Update May 7th 5:45pm ET: Updated to add that restarting your Xbox console may help resolve some issues.
https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/7/23061588/xbox-having-more-issues-affecting-cloud-gaming-digital-titles An Xbox outage is preventing some players from launching digital titles