Most of the time, the Xbox Store servers are reliable, but they’re down today. The release of FIFA 21 has hammered Microsoft’s console as fans rush to play the latest in the hit soccer series. Unfortunately, there are not many things players can do on their end to fix the issues with the Xbox Store servers seem to be entirely caused by overwhelming traffic.
Are the Xbox Store servers down?
If a user finds that the Xbox Store isn’t working, they’re not alone. Those who are trying to play FIFA 21 are facing issues purchasing or launching the game. However, outside of FIFA, Xbox should be working fine according to the live status page.
If for some reason, a player thinks the issue is on their end, there’s a battery of fixes that may improve to eliminate the problems with accessing the Xbox Store:
- Restart the console.
- Reset router and modem.
- Make sure the Xbox isn’t blocked from connecting to the Xbox Store servers.
Other than the above, not much can be done with an Xbox console to fix the issue with the Xbox Store not working. Again, if a player faces problems connecting to or purchasing FIFA 21, it’s almost undoubtedly on Microsoft’s end.
To keep informed about Xbox’s server status, users can keep an eye on the official Xbox Live status support page. This page states that “Xbox One: EA SPORTS FIFA 21 XBOX ONE” is facing issues. The details section states:
“Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue, causing some members to have problems using this feature. Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience.”
Players can also visit the official Xbox Support Twitter to keep up with the latest Xbox Store server issues. This twitter will also give support to those who tweet at it, which can help if someone thinks the problem may be on their end.