We’re about to start 2015, but Xbox Live is still dealing with some problems that started over Christmas.
A significant number of gamers are reporting on social media that some functionality on Xbox Live is not working. This includes party chat and the Friends app for the Xbox One console. These problems are preventing people from seeing what their buddies are playing, and it is making it so that gamers in a group cannot hear one another. Microsoft’s online service collapsed on Christmas as the result of a cyberattack, and it’s possible that these continuing problems are the lingering effects of that assault.
We’ve contacted Microsoft and asked for an update, and we’ll post any new information we find.
@XboxSupport Xbox Live Friends List and Parties are not working.
While some of the social features of Xbox One are not working, gameplay appears unaffected. This means that, unlike Christmas Day, you can hop online and play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare or Far Cry 4.
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