Xbox is a video gaming brand developed by Microsoft and also owned by them. Till date, there are four generations of the Xbox brand which have gained a lot of popularity among users from all over the globe. Though, it is enclosed with several glitches and errors. One such error in Xbox X series is the error code 80072xxx. If you are wondering what this error is and how you could fix it, we have it all covered in this blog.
Xbox X Series
The brand was first introduced in the United States in November 2001, with the launch of the original Xbox console. It consists of five video game consoles, as well as applications (games), streaming services, an online service by the name of Xbox Live, and the development arm by the name of Xbox Game Studios.
Gaming has been taken to the next level with Xbox X as the Xbox Series X is four times as powerful as Xbox One X, with support for 8K resolution and up to 120 frames-per-second renderings, with a nominal target of 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.
The Xbox X series was launched in November 2020 along with Xbox S series.
What is the error code 80072xxx in Xbox X Series?
The error code 80072xxx appears before, during, or after a system update has started. In general, these errors are network or caching issues, along with update issues of the console.
The error can be caused due to less internet connectivity and update unavailable in the console.
Note: The digit ‘x’ and its occurrence may vary on various factors like country region and version.
How to fix error code 80072xxx in Xbox X Series?
Though Xbox support has not made clear the exact cause of this error in Xbox X series, they have mentioned some ways we could fix it.
Some of these methods proved to be very useful to some users. Here are methods to fix the error code 80072xxx:
Method 1 Check your network connection
Press the Xbox button to open the guide, then select Profile & system> Settings > General > Network settings (any known outages will appear under Current Network Status). Select Test network connection.
If the connection test is successful, continue to the next step.
If the connection test is not successful, see Troubleshoot your Xbox network connection for help troubleshooting your connection. Then try installing the system update again.
Method 2 Download the Offline System Update
To perform the update:
Plug your USB flash drive into a USB port on your computer.
Open the Offline System Update file OSU1.
Click Save to save the console update .zip file to your computer.
Unzip the file by right-clicking on the file and selecting Extract all from the pop-up menu.
Copy the $SystemUpdate file from the .zip file to your flash drive.
These 2 methods should help you fix the error, if not contact the local Xbox support for further assistance.
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