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The newly revamped Xbox.com lets your annual Xbox Live Gold membership die a natural death.
The company is revamping its Xbox.com site by adding a new Social section where gamers can check on the status of their friends and access new features from the Xbox 360 dashboard.
Microsoft is merging Games for Windows Marketplace with Xbox.com, giving users the ability to buy Windows and Xbox games under the same roof.
Those who visit Xbox.com tomorrow will be welcomed by a vast overhaul that will deliver online games, an avatar editor, and much more.
Technical issues are affecting users' ability to manage accounts, buy or use existing points, cash in tokens, and more. Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, is tweeting progress updates.
Usernames for dormant accounts include proper nouns and pop culture references.
Company says on its Xbox Live Status page that users are not able to sign in to Xbox Live from an Xbox console or from Xbox.com.
Microsoft has brought the Xbox Live Marketplace onto the Web with an updated Xbox.com that lets you browse and purchase content--off your console.