Xbox Live Games Latest News & Updates: Users Experiencing Sign-in Problems, Microsoft Fixes

By Snooky Grawls , Updated Aug 19, 2016 12:55 PM EDT

Xbox Live members suffered a bit of a problem recently with reports that Xbox One users were having issues signing on.

According to the Xbox Live status page, problems tied up to sign-ins, joining other online games and accessing data stored in the cloud were buggy. There were even some server outages occurring. Microsoft was made aware of the problem and announced that technical personnel and developers were already looking into the matter.

The Xbox Live problem does not affect all Xbox Live members. There are some like GameSpot who were still able to log on which hints that the glitch may be an isolated issue.

All resolved except for Xbox 360

Microsoft updated the status of its page several hours after, announcing that the sign-in, syncing and other account-related issues have been resolved and are now back to normal. The only issue developers were addressing as of this writing was reportedly the OneDrive users for Xbox 360 members.

Interest in Xbox Live Games with Gold for September start

With August now shifting gears, anticipation now on what free games Xbox Live Games with Gold subscribers can look forward to for September. Right now there is no word on which game titles could be up next month though there are some crossing their fingers for some popular game titles. Among the ones yearned for include "Assassin's Creed: Black Flag" and "Red Dead Redemption", titles mentioned in a previous post here on Game & Guide.

From the list of games, only WWE 2K16 will make it through September (15). Microsoft will likely tease announcements in the coming weeks, the same way the previous upcoming games were teased by Major NelsonBe sure to check back here for the latest on Xbox Live and the free Xbox Live Games with Gold for next month.

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