Xbox Live service alert - GTA 5, Black Ops 2, Xbox One multiplayer affected

Planned maintenance bites into matchmaking

Microsoft is right in the middle of some scheduled Xbox Live maintenance, according to the Status page, and warns that players of Grand Theft Auto Online and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 could have trouble finding a game. Users may also find match-making a bit sticky across Xbox 360 and Xbox One in general.

"Hey gamers!" begins a message, posted today at 2:03:52 AM CST. "Are you having a hard time matchmaking on either Grand Theft Auto V, or Call of Duty: Black Ops II? If so, this is due to a scheduled maintenance taking place right now. We appreciate your patience during this time, and we'll provide an update when this work is complete."

We'll provide you with an update as and when they provide us with an update. Having trouble?