Sorry, "Fortnite" fans — Xbox Live is currently offline.
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  • On Wednesday afternoon, core components of Microsoft's Xbox Live online service went offline.
  • Microsoft warned of issues with core functionality, including "signing in; creating, managing, or recovering an account; and search."
  • The issues didn't affect all Xbox Live users.
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Microsoft's online gaming service, Xbox Live, powers online gaming for millions of Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners.

On Wednesday afternoon, the service went offline for a large portion of those Xbox owners. Microsoft reported issues with the core functionality of Xbox Live, from basic signing in to account management and search functionality.

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The Xbox Live service status website, seen above, noted that Microsoft's engineers and developers "are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue".

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