How To Fix Error 0x8b108490 On Xbox Series X

The error code 0x8b108490 on your Xbox Series X occurs when you try to  launch a game. This indicates that there is a problem with the Xbox Live service or an unexpected error has occurred.  To fix this you need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps on your console.

The Xbox Series X is a next generation console first released by Microsoft last November 2020. It is capable of providing a true 4K gaming experience at up to 120 FPS. Some of its outstanding features include access to the Game Pass subscription service, fast game loading time, and backward compatibility to hundreds of games just to name a few.

What to do when you get the error code 0x8b108490 on your Xbox Series X

One of the issues that you might experience when you try to  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 troubleshooting step you should do is to check the Xbox Live server for any reported outages or scheduled maintenance that could be causing this error code. Here’s how to do this.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Check status of Xbox Live server

  1. Open a web browser.

    You can do this from your computer or from your Xbox console.Fix Error 0x8b108490 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 0x8b108490 on your Xbox Series X

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

Solution 2: Restart the console

Sometimes this problem is caused by corrupted cached data stored in the console or a software glitch. In order to fix this you will need to perform a power cycle.  To do this just press the Xbox button on the console for 10 seconds or until it turns off. Unplug the power cord then wait for a minute before plugging it back in. Turn on the Xbox after a few seconds then try to check if the error code still occurs.

Solution 3: Uninstall then reinstall the game

If this issue occurs when opening a particular game  only then this could be caused by corrupted game data. In order to fix this you should uninstall then reinstall the game.

Having the error 0x8b108490 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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