An off-schedule update has been released by Microsoft forWindows 10 update KB5004327 fixes error codes 0x80073D26 and 0x8007139F in versions 20H1, 20H2 and 21H1.
Xbox Games Pass games that are having problems installing or opening will be addressed with KB5004327. When the errors occur, anyone affected is redirected to the Microsoft Store page for Gaming Services.
Microsoft previously published a vague solution to this problem. This update resolves the issue so much more clearly. At first, users had to repair gaming services by using a PowerShell script, which was not something that they were comfortable doing.
Twitter users were notified that the update was available:
Microsoft’s message center reads:
Out-of-band update to address an issue preventing installing or opening Xbox Game Pass games Microsoft has identified an issue that affects a small number of devices with Windows 10, version 20H1, Windows 10, version 20H2, and Windows 10, version 21H1 and have expedited a resolution which is now available as an out-of-band update. This update address an issue in which attempting to install or open an Xbox Game Pass game on your Windows 10 device, you might be redirected to the Microsoft Store page for Gaming Services. For more information on the issue, see KB5004327: Error 0x80073D26 or 0x8007139F occurs when you install or start Gaming Services on a Windows 10 device. You do not need to install this update if you are not experiencing this issue.
This update is available through Windows Update and Microsoft Update Catalog, as Microsoft has explained in its tweet. It will be available as an optional update if you plan to download it via Windows Update.