Unable to join friends

Well for the last weak a couple friends and i cant join each other in halo 5 but we can join each other in any other game so its not a network issue. I have tried restarting the console closing the application and trying to join them but unable to. This game needs to fix this -Yoink- because to me there is no point in playing if i cant play with friends. The game says that cant connect to servers after trying to join them if it fails, also after i try to join i now need to restart the application because i cant even join the arena to play solo. I am looking for any tips to try and fix this on my end but i’m thinking its a bug with recent update so fix this -Yoink-.

XBOX live issues this weekend.