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The Verge

Xbox Live was down for more than five hours

Microsoft’s Xbox Live service went down for more than five hours today, preventing users from signing in to the service. The Xbox Live problems started at around 3:15PM ET today, and Microsoft confirmed it was investigating the outage. The Xbox Live status page was updated at 9.49PM ET to say that all services are now up and running.
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CNET

Xbox Live back online after major outage

Xbox Live's online platform for console gamers suffered a major outage Thursday afternoon, with gamers worldwide taking to Twitter to report troubles logging in. But later in the day, the problems seemed to have been resolved. Around 6:30 p.m. PT, the Xbox Support team tweeted that users should once again be able to sign in, complete purchases and join chat sessions. On Friday morning, the Xbox status page listed all online functions as up and running.
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IGN

Major Xbox Live Outage Repaired, All Services Available

Xbox is reporting that users should now be able to log into Xbox Live, according to Xbox Support on Twitter. Xbox's official status page is also indicating all services are up and running. Update:. Reports are trickling in that some users are managing to log into Xbox Live. According to...
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trueachievements.com

Xbox Live is down - multiple services affected

We have just picked up reports of some major Xbox Live service issues, including signing in. Please note that the issues may be unique to a particular region or device. You can check out the details of the issues below, and keep an eye on the Xbox Support Twitter account for updates.
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Kotaku

Xbox Live Has Been Down For Over 5 Hours (Update: It's Back)

Update (9:47 p.m. ET, 02/25/2021): Shortly after Kotaku first reported on Xbox Live’s outage, the service appears to be back up and running. You’re welcome!. Our original story follows below. Trying to get some gaming in this lovely Thursday night? Well, if you’re on Xbox, that’s too bad, because various...
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realsport101.com

Xbox Live has gone down moments before State of Play

Xbox Live is currently down with server issues, as reported by tens of thousands of users since 3:30pm EST or around 8.30PM GMT for those in the UK. Xbox Live has a history of momentary periods of servers going down, usually for roughly an hour at a time. This time, however, servers have been down for over 3 hours, and this major outage looks much worse than the usual hiccup.
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gameranx.com

Players Are Not Happy Over March 2021 Xbox Live Gold Games

For all three mainline console platforms, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo offer a premium subscription service that would offer consumers a few incentives to subscribe monthly or yearly. These services typically bring out the ability to enjoy multiplayer gaming but also a slew of unique deals and discounts on video game titles. To top things off, there are usually the select free video game titles that come out each month.
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stevivor.com

Xbox Live core services are down

Account & profile access are unavailable. Update: Xbox Support has advised that “sign-in is back up and running” as of 1.25 pm AEDT. Original story: Xbox Live core services are down, Microsoft has confirmed. Impacted services include accounts and profiles… which basically means everything else too. “You may not be...
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videogameschronicle.com

March’s Xbox Live Games with Gold titles have been revealed

Microsoft has announced March 2021’s Xbox Live Games with Gold titles. On Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to download Warface: Breakout (normally $19.99/£16.74) for free throughout March. Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse (normally $14.99/£11.99) will then be available as a free download from...
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Kotaku

Here's March 2021's Xbox Live Games With Gold

It’s going to be March again, or it’s still March—it’s hard to say, but you can mark the impossible passage of time with a new batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold games. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold membership. March’s...
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Android Headlines

What Is Xbox Live Gold? Everything You Need To Know

Xbox Live has been around for pretty much the entire lifespan of the Xbox console, and Xbox Live Gold is the more premium version of it. And while it has gone through changes and growing pains over the years, it's been there to deliver a more robust online experience to gamers on the Xbox platform. You can access it from older Xbox consoles, and even the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
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The Verge

Walmart will have the Xbox Series X / S available at 3PM ET today

If you missed Target’s early morning Xbox Series X restocks today, you have another chance today to secure Microsoft’s next-gen console. A Walmart spokesperson told The Verge that the retailer will have the Xbox Series X and Series S available for purchase today, February 25th, at 3PM ET. Walmart told...
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Xbox Live Gold Makes 5 Games Free for Limited Time

Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S can download not one, not two, not three, not four, but five games for free, but only for a limited time, as part of Games With Gold. The first and most notable of these five games is Gears 5, which is available to download for free until February 28. Gears 5 debuted back in 2019 via The Coalition, and it's not only the biggest free game on offer, but the third-person cover-shooter is arguably the best free game on offer as well.
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Xbox Live Gold Makes Popular Game Free for Limited Time

Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S have a new free game they can download for a limited time. In addition to the Games With Gold lineup for February, subscribers can now also download and enjoy one of 2010's most popular games that debuted on the Xbox 360, in addition to PS3 and PC. Unfortunately, this new free game isn't Red Dead Redemption, Fallout New Vegas, Mass Effect 2, Halo Reach, Limbo, BioShock 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops, or any of 2010's biggest hitters, but rather the new free game is the original Darksiders.
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Do you need a PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold to play Fortnite?

Players do not need a premium subscription to play the game. Fortnite is one of the most popular free-to-play battle royale games in the world, and thousands of players enjoy the title daily. The game is available for free on most consoles, and players just need an internet connection to join the fun.
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