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Late last week some Xbox Live customers experienced Xbox Live outages and trouble using cloud save files. Now Microsoft is apologizing for this problem and giving effected members a free month of Live.
As Major Nelson describes on his blog, "We want to thank all of our Xbox LIVE members impacted by the Cloud Saved Games service issue for your patience and understanding. It took longer than we expected to get back to full performance as we needed to ensure the integrity of everyone’s game saves. Whether you couldn’t access your game saves for a couple of hours or a couple of days, we sincerely apologize for the delay and inconvenience. We will be automatically applying a one-month extension to the Xbox LIVE Gold memberships of everyone who was impacted. We can assure you we’ll also be doing a thorough post mortem to help prevent this from happening again."
Looks like those effected don't even half to complain to get their free month of service. Let's hope this never happens again...then again our XBLA service is about to expire.
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Wish they'd apologize for selling me a game the other day that I can't download *cough* Bully
Your cloud saves are actually on your hard drive as well, I copied my save file into the "regular" hard drive and it worked just fine.
Thats awesome, also nice from Microsoft. HaHa good luck people. I always save to my hard drive instead. But yet again, I have PS3.
Well, at least they seem to have fixed it...sorta.
My Halo 4 oceanic armor was saved on my cloud. So when I couldn't see my armor.... I was pissed.
That's karma telling them to stop being greedy little piggies.
Cool, Free month.
I never use cloud because honestly i dont need all my saves and memory if im just going over to a friends house for a few hours then i can just sign in as guest.
It will appear that both Sony and Microsoft have problems in their Internet service. Oh well, at least we are not all perfect beings like the Reapers from Mass Effect or the Etherals from XCOM.
I more or less use Cloud Saves to back up my files whenever I'm done playing a game so that way if I lose my data, I'll use the Cloud Saves to back up what I lost. I lost all my data early last year, so I gotta be prepared for the next time that might happen....
I saw this on Twitter 2 days ago..
say what live had a booo boo bawww
Well, the good news there is some compensation for this.