How To Fix Error 0x87E10BC6 On Xbox Series X

The error code 0x87E10BC6 on your Xbox Series X occurs when you try to download or launch a game. This indicates that the game is unavailable which could be temporary or permanent.  To fix this you need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps on your console.

The Xbox Series X is a next generation console that was first released by Microsoft last November 2020. It comes with a powerful hardware architecture that allows it to play true 4K quality games at up to 120 FPS. Some of its features include a faster game loading time, backwards compatibility to hundreds of games, Dolby Vision and Atmos support just to name a few.

What to do when you get the error code 0x87E10BC6 on your Xbox Series X

One of the issues that you might experience when you try to download or launch a game on your Xbox is this error message. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.

Solution 1: Check Xbox Live server for service outages

The first step you should do is to check the Xbox Live server for any reported outages that could be causing this error code. Here’s how to do this.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Check Xbox Live server

  1. Open a web browser.

    You can do this from your computer or from your Xbox console.Fix Error 0x87E10BC6 On Xbox Series X

  2. Go to the Xbox Live server status home page.

    You can check details on the status of Xbox Live server issues if any from here.What to do when you get the error code 0x87E10BC6 on your Xbox Series X

If an outage is reported on the Xbox Live servers that’s preventing license validation then there’s not much you can do aside from waiting for the issue to be resolved.

Solution 2: Wait for a few minutes before launching the game

There is a possibility that the game might just be temporarily unavailable. You should try waiting a few minutes before launching it again.

Solution 3: Check if the game is still available on Game Pass

Game Pass is a subscription service of Microsoft that offers hundreds of games to subscribers. Some game titles are usually taken out of rotation with new ones added. If this issue occurs when trying to play one of the games that you downloaded from this service then it might not be available on Game Pass anymore. You can check the complete list of games available from the Game Pass catalog.

Having the error 0x87E10BC6 on your Xbox Series X can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, the above methods will help you fix the problem.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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