Xbox Live Game Room is faulty - reports

Apparently it's not working properly yet.

Today's new Xbox Live feature, Game Room, doesn't work yet.

Kotaku reports that after downloading the two required files the Xbox 360 service does not load properly. And trying to load games in Game Room causes the screen to hang.

There's no word on whether these problems affect PC Game Rooms.

Game Room is a virtual space for you and your Xbox Live Avatar to fill with arcade cabinets of old. You'll need to buy them for 240 MSP (£2/€2.80), but you can test them in true coin-op fashion by plugging in 40 MSP (£0.34/€0.47).

Decorations are bought or earned for reaching high scores in various games.

Let us know below if you're having problems.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (66)

About the author

Robert Purchese

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer  |  Clert

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

Related

Here's a new trailer for Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection

The remastered collection is out next week on PS5, and later this year on PC.

The Elder Scrolls 6 may still be in pre-production

The claim was made via a now-deleted LinkedIn profile.

Halo Infinite Credits will be earnable in Season 2's battle pass

"We'll have more to share on this as we get closer to Season 2."

You may also enjoy...

Steam Deck can now support games with Easy Anti-Cheat

"This means that the two largest anti-cheat services are now easily supported on Steam Deck."

The Elder Scrolls 6 may still be in pre-production

The claim was made via a now-deleted LinkedIn profile.

Switch's latest software update improves N64 emulation

There are still plenty of issues left, mind.

Arcane's Vi is coming to Fortnite later today

Plus Jinx will be back in the Item Shop, too.

Supporters only

Comments (66)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading
Eurogamer.net

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch
Explore our store