Is it Christmas again, already? Xbox.com is acknowledging what many of you probably already know, which is that Xbox Live is having some issues. The service is "up and running," but users may experience matchmaking and voice communication issues.

Now it's time to play the half-glass game! Glass is half-empty: Why are customers paying for a service that can't fulfill its basic promoted functions? Broken services should be free. Glass is half-full: At least it's happening now. It could be worse, this could still be going on next week during the GTA IV launch.

[Via Engadget, X3F]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.