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Is Xbox Live Down? How to Check Server Status

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Xbox Live is iconic and historic. Since the epic trolling during the 360 days all the way to the world of Game Pass for both consoles and PC. To say that the service have undergone changes is an understatement. But anyway, while it can be the best service in the world, from time to time it may encounter some problems in its connectivity. Well, that is less than convenient. Thankfully, there is a way to verify that these difficulties are not happening due to your connection being faulty. Here is how to check server status for Xbox Live.

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How to Check Server Status

Whenever you are attempting to play an online game, or you just want to make sure that the issue is not on your behalf, being able to check Xbox Live servers is quite an easy process. All you have to do is visit the Xbox Status page. Visit the aforementioned link in order to confirm that Xbox Live servers are down or not. Not only will you be able to see if the servers are down or not, but also check if there are specific Xbox services that are malfunctioning.

For example, Cloud gaming could be deactivated at times, or maybe Store services are down. Furthermore, if we are talking about gaming per se, this page allows you to see if there are certain games that have been reported to have online malfunctions or even scheduled server maintenance. Be sure to check it out and make use of the data to keep you from freaking out.

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The Xbox Status page will be updated regularly in real time, so be sure to check it out if any maintenance is scheduled or if you are unable to connect. Also, be sure to follow some troubleshooting steps like checking your internet status, resetting your connection or using an Ethernet cable in order to solve some issues that are not server related.

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Alejandro Josan
A musician with a heart of a gamer, Alejandro's life has always been accompanied by adventures on Nintendo platformers, countless hours of fantasy RPGs and several third-party FPSs. Currently, he is studying Game Design and Development, preparing for a long career in the video game industry.