Xbox Live goes offline today 'for up to 24 hours'

Xbox Live service temporarily shuts down worldwide
Xbox Live will be offline for maintenance today for up to 24 hours

Xbox Live will be offline for maintenance today for up to 24 hours

Microsoft's Xbox Live for the Xbox 360 has gone down today for scheduled maintenance in order to prepare the online service for future enhancements such as Twitter, Facebook, and digital downloads of full Xbox 360 games.

Xbox Live members will be unable to play games online today or use any of the service's other features for a maximum of 24 hours.