Online Services Monitoring

Live Weather

:green_circle: Operational

Live traffic

:green_circle: Operational

Multiplayer

:red_circle: Major Outage

Note: Online features status are manually updated


Our team is constantly monitoring how Online Features are performing. Live Weather / Live traffic / Multiplayer and other Online functionalities are key aspects of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Many Community members rely on these features to have an immersive and a close to reality experience.

If you are experiencing issues with an Online Service, please follow these guidelines first:

Restart Online Functionality

Online services are not available anymore

To provide the current state of our Online services, several tools are also available:

status Playfba

API

  • Authentication : May prevent players to access the game in Online Mode.

  • Data : May prevent players to access the game in Online Mode.

  • Content : May prevent players to access the game in Online Mode.

  • Cloud Script : May prevent players to access the game in Online Mode.

  • Data : May impact the Marketplace.

  • Inventory : May impact the Marketplace.

  • Content : May impact the Marketplace.

Multiplayer Game Servers 2.0

  • Outage in this category may impact Reno, Multiplayer and AirTraffic

Xbox live status

Account & Profile

  • Sign-in : Outage in this category may prevent to access the Sim or the inability to be Online

Friends & Social activity

  • Friends […]: Outages in these categories may impact Friends management and Xbox Live invitations

Useful link:
https://twitter.com/XboxSupport
https://twitter.com/MSFS_Support

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Online service status monitoring
Using AIG - Live Traffic Down?
Live Weather STILL Down
Trouble with Europe Servers?
Servers Offline January 30, 2022 - Having to Use a VPN to Connect to any Online Functionality
Live weather down 1/8/22 07:01pm EST
Servers down in Europe?
Game License Warning
Insert Disc no subscription
No IFR in Germany
Another day another problem with MSFS - Online service down!
Please insert Disc - error pops up (again)
Connection lost issues again?
Low bandwidth Message - Connection Lost - Switched Offline
Live weather stops injecting after a certain duration flown / certain time flown
Is live weather working correctly?
Not getting world update 9 as an option to download
Online service down - can't download WU9
Are the servers down (14th May 2022)?
[OFFICIAL POLL] Connection Problems? [16 April 2022 and ongoing]
Please insert the Miscrosoft Flight Simulator Game Disc
Trying to start MSFS, says insert disc
Is there any problem with the servers?
"Insert game disk" ? Is this some FSX joke?
HELP! Can't Open MSFS!
World updates wont let me download
Trying to start MSFS, says insert disc
[OFFICIAL POLL] Connection Problems? [16 April 2022 and ongoing]
[OFFICIAL POLL] Connection Problems? [16 April 2022 and ongoing]
Official disclaimer needed regarding CTD's possibly being server-related
Update verification jammed
Continuous Connection Problems Mid-Flight
[OFFICIAL POLL] Connection Problems? [16 April 2022 and ongoing]
[OFFICIAL POLL] Connection Problems? [16 April 2022 and ongoing]
Repeated CTDs after new MSFS "Launching Game" Screen
Servers Down 17/03/2022?
Live weather shut down or what
Weather 2/21/22 9:30 ET
Are U.S. East Coast Servers Down?
Live weather not working after an approx an hour flight
Servers Offline January 30, 2022 - Having to Use a VPN to Connect to any Online Functionality
“Online Services Are Unreachable”
Servers Offline January 30, 2022 - Having to Use a VPN to Connect to any Online Functionality
Weather Down 28/01/22?
Can't buy anything from Marketplace
Is weather working for every one!
Daily live weather outage & online services monitoring
No Live Weather whatsoever - Help please!
Bing Terrain Offline - Low Bandwith Message
Marketplace - Unavailable (28/1/23)
Low bandwidth Message - Connection Lost - Switched Offline
Servers down / issue (25 January 2023)
Are the servers down currently? (28 December 2020)
Live weather stops injecting after a certain duration flown / certain time flown
When you will resolve the server problem
MSFS network disconnect
Bugs as Features
Connection lost pop up every 30 sec
Online Services Unreachable 11/11/2022+
Server Outage? Only offline available - 2 November 2022
Flight doesn't load when online - offline works
No server connection on the east coast US
Live weather stops injecting after a certain duration flown / certain time flown
Connection lost occuring often lately
Online Services Unreachable for anyone?
Continuous loss of connection
Are servers down again? (10 August 2022)
A suggestion...Make MSFS more proactive when outages happen
No Clouds in Live Weather! Anyone know why?
Could this be affecting MSFS2020?
Marketplace and activities greyed out on main page
Online Services Outage – 2022-06-20
Can't Reconnect/Offline Error
Another day another problem with MSFS - Online service down!
Online services issue
Online services are unreachable?

Current Issues

:purple_circle: Investigating

:purple_circle: Investigating:

The team is still investigating on why the pop-up shows up for some community members - the bug with the world disappearing as soon as the pop-up is displayed is known and will be fixed for a future update.
Temporary workaround: Re-enabling data streaming in the option settings “solves” the issue.

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:purple_circle: Investigating:

2022-08-08 @ 21:50Z: The team is currently investigating reports that some players get stuck on the loading screen when launching Microsoft Flight Simulator and cannot reach the main menu. We will provide additional Information when we know more.

UPDATE: this issue is now resolved, and players should be able to launch Microsoft Flight Simulator normally. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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2022-10-12 @ 1620Z: We are currently investigating reports that Live Weather may be intermittent for some players. We will provide an update when we have more information to share.

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