Microsoft servers are facing outage for Xbox live, teams and Azure and this is what they have to say about the issue. We are aware of an issue affecting the Azure Portal and Azure services”, the official Microsoft Azure account tweeted. “Please visit our alternate Status Page for more information and updates. We’ve successfully resolved the issue that was causing residual impact for SharePoint Online and we’ve confirmed that all Microsoft 365 services have returned to a healthy state. Additional details can be found via MO248163”, Microsoft’s support account tweeted at 3:37am GMT.
The company’s status page informed readers: “DNS issue affecting multiple Microsoft 365 and Azure services Users may be unable to access multiple Microsoft 365 services and features.”
Due to the issues with Xbox Live, a number of video games including the Microsoft-owned Minecraft and Halo, as well as Rainbow Six Seige, Call of Duty, Fifa, and Forza are also experiencing issues, according to Down detector.
Reports from users on the Down detector website suggest that the issues first began around 10:00pm GMT, reaching their peak approximately one hour later. A huge number of users went to Twitter to voice their issues.
“There’s no extra info in the admin panel except ‘Reports indicate that impact is primarily to Microsoft Teams, though other Microsoft 365 and Azure services may be affected’”, administrator tweeted.