Anyone who has attempted to download the Halo Reach Beta lately and found it took absolutely ages to download, or anyone who has tried to get into a game or had problems with disconnections. You might like to hear a small something from Bungie.
Yup, the backend servers are getting hammered.
We're aware and working to resolve slow matchmaking times and inaccessible playlists. As soon as we're back up and running at full capacity, we'll make some noise. Stay tuned for more information and thanks for your patience.
If you think that nearly the whole population of Halo fans across the globe are all flocking to get in on the Reach Action - it is no wonder this is happening - and should we have expected any less from Xbox seeing as how something always goes wrong during big releases such as this?