Microsoft Offering Free Xbox Live Gold


xbox liveFor those who experienced connectivity issues on March 11 — the same day that Titanfall launched — on Xbox Live, Microsoft is going to make it up to you by offering players who were affected by the outage a free week of Xbox Live Gold.

According to IGN, messages are being sent out that read, “We know you experienced an issue signing in on your Xbox One on 3/11/14. We apologize and will soon give you 7 days of Xbox Live Gold for your inconvenience.”

Mike’s Musings: Good on Microsoft for offering this to players who couldn’t get online to play the game they had been waiting for weeks/months to play. A week of uncharged Xbox Live Gold usage should make everyone forget about the Day 1 outage which Microsoft blames on a sign-in issue and not a server capacity problem. 

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