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If you’re stuck inside your home because of the novel coronavirus pandemic and you were planning to play games, you are out luck today as Xbox Live is down.

Xbox Live is down and it’s not just you or people in a particular region, according to Microsoft. Xbox Live, which is Microsoft’s online service for gaming and content distribution on Xbox, Xbox One, and Windows 10 is currently experiencing yet another outage.

Users report that Xbox Live service is failing to load, which means they cannot match with their friends or play any games online.

“We understand some users may be experiencing errors with sign in or matching making on Xbox Live, and are currently investigating,” Microsoft said in a statement.

Xbox gaming consoles are completely dependent on Xbox Live service. During the outage, you cannot play games against your friends online, download demos, watch game trailers, or create a new account.

Users are also unable to sign into to Xbox.com in the web browser and every service tied to Xbox Live seems to be broken at the moment. Xbox Store page is also not loading for many people.

Microsoft has already acknowledged the issue and the engineers are working on a fix. We’ll update this post as soon as Microsoft shares more information.

This is a developing story…