Leaked on Friday and now confirmed by Microsoft through IGN, these are the first original Xbox games that will be available through Xbox One backwards compatibility on October 24. Not pictured but also due tomorrow is Black, bringing the total to 13. Which games do you want to see added to the list?
Coming soon to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, the third installment of Zen Studios’ pinball platform will focus on community run tournaments and multiplayer match-ups. Today the studio announced which console and PC platforms can play together, as well as which Pinball FX 2 tables players can import into Pinball FX 3…
Backward compatibility is a big draw for console gamers nostalgic for older titles, but new data shows that Xbox One players don’t spend much time revisiting backward-compatible Xbox 360 games.
Fallout New Vegas is now backwards compatible on Xbox One, which is great timing really, because this summer heat sure does make me wish for a nuclear winter.
Ducktales Remastered, Hexic 2, Magic 2012, Domino Master, and Unbound Saga are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. Two other backwards compatible games, XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Super Meat Boy, are part of next month’s Games With Gold.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut, Frogger 2, Final Fight: Double Impact, Faery: Legends of Avalon, and Puzzlegeddon are now backwards compatible on Xbox One, the company announced today. That new trailer for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided sure got me in the mood for sneaking around...
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?
Monaco and DOOM 3 BFG Edition are now backwards compatible on Xbox One, the company announced today. The list seems to grow every few days, and if Microsoft can keep pace, it’ll be an impressive library by the end of 2016.
Dead Space is backwards compatible on Xbox One, as of today. If you don’t already own a copy of the horror shooter, hold on; the game will be part of the Games With Gold lineup next month.
Left 4 Dead 2 is now backwards compatible on Xbox One, Microsoft announced today. Rumors of another Left 4 Dead game have been floating around for ages, but nothing’s surfaced.
Microsoft’s announced that Halo Wars, Soul Calibur 2, and King of Fighters ‘98 are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. It sure seems like Microsoft is getting these games out at a rapid clip now!
Microsoft announced today that Assassin’s Creed, Dark Void, and GRID 2 are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. The company seems to be adding more games at a decent clip, but I’m still waiting on Red Dead Redemption...
Dark Souls will soon be backwards compatible on Xbox One, according to the Australian pre-order page for Dark Souls 3. I’m still waiting on a HD remaster of Demon’s Souls, honestly.
Four Xbox 360 games become backwards-compatible on the Xbox One today: Sam and Max: Beyond Time and Space, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Lego Batman and Trials HD.
One of the most requested additions to the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility list, Red Dead Redemption is now available for download and play. Folks just need to own the game digitally and find someone already following the game. Update: Not working anymore. Xbox’s Major Nelson comments on Reddit.
Microsoft has told Kotaku they’re aware of Halo: Reach’s frame rate problems. “We’re aware some users are experiencing issues playing Halo: Reach via Xbox One Backward Compatibility,” said a spokesperson. “The Xbox engineering team is currently looking into the issues and are working to address them.”
It’s awesome that Microsoft added backwards compatibility for (some) Xbox 360 games to Xbox One, but it’s hardly a perfect situation. One of most demanded games for compatibility, Halo: Reach, comes with a crappy frame rate.
tomorrow this week, over 100 games originally made for the Xbox 360 will be playable on the Xbox One. But the titles that garnered the most votes in a Microsoft user poll are missing.
Microsoft’s Games With Gold lineup for November isn’t super exciting, with Pneuma: Breath of Life and Knight Squad leading on Xbox One. However, it’s also the first month in which the company is guaranteeing every Xbox 360 game featured in Games With Gold will be backwards compatible with Xbox One.