Reports indicate that Xbox Live, Amazon Web Service, PlayStation Network, and Twitch have crashed

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  • Several services on the Internet appear to be having connectivity issues, including AWS, Twitch, and PlayStation Network.
  • The Xbox Party Chat feature is not functioning properly at this time.

There are reports that several major internet services, including the Amazon Web Services, Twitch, PlayStation Network, and several others are experiencing difficulties at the moment.

Some of the affected services are powered by Amazon technology, although there is no apparent connection between their issues and those of the cloud computing service.

Users of Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming platform also reported experiencing some issues according to reports on Downdetector, but the company has not yet made a statement about possible causes.

If the above tweet is anything to go by, then this is a major setback affecting a huge number. Let’s hope that they come to a time resolution.

Keep you in the loop

However, this is a developing story. We will be sure to keep you in the loop and provide relevant information on the matter as it progresses.  The cause of the outage is yet to be established and resolved. As such, it may take a bit of time before the systems are up and running in full capacity.

Have you experienced any challenges with the above listed services? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.