“We are being challenged by a response beyond any of our expectations on day one, but we’re making good headway,” Activision’s Jamie Berger said. “This is like that terrible birthing pains any new online service goes through."

Interesting analogy, but we get the point.

In order to make up for the teething troubles, Activision has announced that it will offer every Elite member an additional 30-days of service for free. Furthermore the publisher has extended the Founder eligibility to the end of the month. For more information on the service's status, click here.