Microsoft’s Xbox Dwell service is at the moment experiencing points affecting on-line multiplayer, the corporate has confirmed. “We’re conscious that some customers might have hassle becoming a member of events or enjoying on-line multiplayer & our groups are investigating,” Microsoft said in a tweet. Xbox Dwell’s status page exhibits that “Social and Gaming” and becoming a member of events on Xbox One are affected in the mean time. Down Detector indicated a spike in user-reported issues shortly earlier than 2PM ET.
That is the third time in lower than a month that Xbox Dwell has skilled notable issues. Xbox Dwell went down for greater than two hours on March 15th and had a multihour outage on March 20th.
Extra folks than ever are counting on providers like Xbox Dwell for leisure and to remain involved with family and friends whereas caught at house as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, and that elevated community visitors is placing a pressure on these providers. In late March, Microsoft mentioned it was making tweaks to Xbox Dwell in an effort to cut back a few of that pressure, together with turning off the flexibility to add customized gamerpics and dealing with publishers to ship sport updates throughout off-peak hours.