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Mixer is down right now, engineers working on a fix (update: it's back)

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Mixer (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Mixer is down right now.
  • The company says it has identified the issue, which impacts the Xbox app, API, Mixer on the web, and more.
  • Mixer's engineers are working on a fix.

Updated April 6, 2020: As of 8:35 p.m. ET, Mixer is back up and running. The original story follows.

If you haven't been able to stream any Mixer content tonight, you're not alone. Microsoft's game streaming service is down right now, though the company says it's working on a fix.

According to Mixer's status page, issues were detected starting around 7:40 p.m. ET. The Mixer API, web experience, Xbox app, dashboard, and other portions of the service were all impacted in some way.

Mixer Outage April 6

Source: Mixer (Image credit: Source: Mixer)

As of 8:09 p.m. ET, Mixer says some services are recovering and it is continuing to monitor things. We'll update this post with more once service is completely restored.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.