How To Fix Xbox Series X Error 0x80270300 Problem

The Xbox Series X error 0x80270300 issue occurs when you try to start, update, or install a game. This is usually caused by a corrupted game file or because the game is updating. To fix this you will need to perform several troubleshooting steps on the console.

The Xbox Series X is the latest and most powerful Xbox model to date. First released last November 2020, it boasts of an 8 core custom Zen 2 processor and a custom RDNA 2 GPU processor with 16GB of DDR6 RAM. It is able to render games at 4K60 fps or up to 120fps. You will definitely notice a shorter game load time as well as improved graphics when using this console.

What to do when you get the error 0x80270300 on your Xbox Series X

One issue that you might experience when starting a game on your Xbox is when you get the error 0x80270300. When this happens you won’t be able to play the game as it will not start. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.

Solution 1: Check if the game is updating

The first thing you will need to do in this case is to verify if the game is updating. If you try to access the game while it is updating then this error message will appear. Wait for the update to complete before starting the game.

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Verify if the game is running an update

  1. Go to My games & apps.

    You can find this on the home screen.Fix Xbox Series X Error 0x80270300 Problem

  2. Select Manage.

    This will open the game management menu.What to do when you get the error 0x80270300 on your Xbox Series X

  3. Select Queue.

    You will see from here the games that are updating or installing.Select Queue

Solution 2: Restart the Xbox Series X

There’s a possibility that this issue is caused by a software glitch which can easily be fixed by restarting the console.

  • Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  • Select Profile & system.
  • Select Settings.
  • Select General.
  • Select Power mode & startup.
  • Select Full shutdown.
  • Select Shut Down.

Turn on the Xbox after 30 seconds then try checking if you can access the game.

Solution 3: Reset the Xbox but keep your games

Sometimes this issue can be caused by a corrupted operating system. If this is the case you need to perform a system reset.

  • Press the Xbox button. 
  • Select Profile & system.
  • Select Settings.
  • Select System.
  • Select Console info.
  • Select Reset console.
  • Select Reset and keep my games & apps.

Once the reset is complete try checking if the issue still occurs.

Solution 4: Reinstall the game

If after performing the troubleshooting steps we have provided the issue still occurs then you should try to uninstall the game then reinstall it again.

Having the Xbox Series X error 0x80270300 issue can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution 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.

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