Halo Reach Server is unavailable atm...

#1 Posted by jNerd (2178 posts) -

Super whack, I was playing & now I can't connect to the server :(

#2 Posted by Venatio (4647 posts) -

I can still find games but if I join a party with some friends it wont allow me to join anything

#3 Posted by themartyr (723 posts) -

Aww no way, I just stopped playing. I hope this means I can still get on later.

#4 Posted by goodwood (622 posts) -

my download is super slow still waiting for it to finish

#5 Posted by Sjupp (1942 posts) -

I'm still playin! HURR!

#6 Posted by SquadBroken (332 posts) -

I've had 2 games so far and the server went down for a good ten minutes between each game.

#7 Posted by ConallStarrs (43 posts) -

I just finished downloading and now it's stuck on "playlist data pending download...",oh well,I waited all day so I can wait a wee bit more:).

#8 Posted by AlwaysAngry (3004 posts) -

Me too. I played 2 games, and now I can't play anymore.

#9 Posted by Android22 (72 posts) -

this is madness.

#10 Posted by thejamster (270 posts) -

ugh i downloaded it and haven't been able to play yet

#11 Posted by Android22 (72 posts) -

same. before it was saying "friends playing this game" but then it put the actual name so I thought it was fixed. i was wrong.

#12 Edited by theveej (894 posts) -

yah i played a few games and now I cant. Before it said server down, and now it says play list data pending download
k nvm im back in matchmaking

#13 Posted by Android22 (72 posts) -

it's switching back and forth. bungie hasn't even said anything about it.

#14 Posted by intoblivion (346 posts) -

still not working at the moment, must be a hell lotta people trying to play, Bungie expected 3 Million so it will be crazy if its more than that

#15 Posted by D34dM4n (175 posts) -
@ConallStarrs said:
" I just finished downloading and now it's stuck on "playlist data pending download...",oh well,I waited all day so I can wait a wee bit more:). "
same with me. i waited for a long time for this to be released and now it wont work
#16 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7595 posts) -

Only managed to have a couple of matches before they went down, but I noticed one or two players on my friends list are still going.
Seems a lot of people are having trouble downloading it now too (I downloaded the beta in less than 10 minutes) so I assume it's just taking a bit of a beating at the moment.
Really enjoying the game though, it's still Halo but it feels very different from Halo 3 thanks to a few subtle changes.  Less powerful melee attacks are very welcome.

#17 Posted by Stooch (48 posts) -

When will people start learning to overcompensate with the server magic that seems to buckle whenever there's a big release like this? 
 But if it's really more than 3 million.. damn..
Hope you guys get back on soon! I've been playing all weekend and it's worth all the hair pulling, folks!

#18 Posted by Sjupp (1942 posts) -
@Sjupp said:
" I'm still playin! HURR! "
So much for bragging.. Buttnuggets -.-
#19 Posted by wefwefasdf (6730 posts) -

Hopefully it'll be up later tonight when I can play again.

#20 Posted by jNerd (2178 posts) -

It just booted me for the second time. Why does it make you black?

#21 Edited by dbrinks (2 posts) -

I have not been able to play for about 1 hour.  I got about 5 good games in.  Anyone actually consistently playing that did not get a April 29th key?
Sorry,... from bungie below
We're aware and working to resolve slow matchmaking times and inaccessible playlists. As soon as we're back up and running at full capacity, we'll make some noise.  Stay tuned for more information and thanks for your patience.

#22 Posted by nobull6 (231 posts) -

Server is unavailable for me right now. Haven't been able to get into a game yet.

#23 Posted by FlipperDesert (2130 posts) -

Well, when I did manage to get in it was pretty fun.

#24 Posted by crunchUK (6052 posts) -
Link to official word on it. Apparently there just isn't enough server to go round...
#25 Posted by Miningguyx360 (374 posts) -
@AlwaysAngry said:
" Me too. I played 2 games, and now I can't play anymore. "
thats pretty weird, i got 2 games in too. 
#26 Posted by Spam101 (163 posts) -

I got 1 game then it froze when loading the next so i exited to dashboard
now it says the server is not available

#27 Posted by FlipperDesert (2130 posts) -

You can't even log into your gamertag on their site anymore.

#28 Posted by Spam101 (163 posts) -

lol. i should of saved reach for 2moro

#29 Posted by Evilsbane (4973 posts) -

Wow glad I haven't really messed with my Xbox today. Wonder whats going on.

#30 Posted by bennym6 (480 posts) -

FUck its working 4 me now 
#31 Posted by Demyx (3240 posts) -

Thankfully played about 7 games with some friends. Fun game. Just need a 360. We'll see.

#32 Posted by Spam101 (163 posts) -

Can people let me know when it starts working

#33 Posted by nobull6 (231 posts) -

It's hit and miss. I got one game, then the server was down for 10 minutes. Now the server is back up and it's searching for another game - may or may not get in if history is any indication.

#34 Edited by Iireku (185 posts) -

I'm back in, huzzah!!!
edit: NVM, It just went from servers down to none of the playlists available.

#35 Posted by Spam101 (163 posts) -

lol. i just saw my credits get sapped away.

#36 Posted by Spam101 (163 posts) -

Yus. its go time

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