Samurai Showdown 2, Runner 2, Phantasy Star 2, and Sonic & Knuckles are now backwards compatible on Xbox One, Microsoft announced today. Even if people aren’t really using backwards compatibility, it’s nice to see the library getting updated every few days. Do you use it?


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I would love to use it, it just keeps being the wrong games! Why no JRPG love? I’d BC the hell out of Tales of Vespiria, Lost Odyssey, Blue Dragon, Star Ocean—the games I always want to play again but never want to plug in my 360 for.