Tagged: Backwards Compatability

What a day Microsoft had unveiling Xbox One X, the official name of Project Scorpio.  One thing that a lot of Xbox fans though have been asking for is backwards compatibility to include titles from the first generation Xbox console.  Well Microsoft is now going to deliver on that request and announced during their E3 press conference that games from the original Xbox console will be available through backwards compatibility.  The newer hardware, especially the hardware in the beefy Xbox One X, will also improve performance and visuals on those original titles. So what games are going to be compatible?  ... Read More »
The month of October saw a lot of great additions to the Xbox Backwards Compatibility Programme, allowing you to play more of your favourite Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One Console than ever before. Below is a comprehensive list of all games added to Backwards Compatibility LAST month: Battlestations: Midway October 11, 2016 Dragon's Lair October 11, 2016 Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard October 13, 2016 Galaga Legions October 20, 2016 Joe Danger 2: The Movie October 20, 2016 Jurassic Park: The Game October 11, 2016 Killer Is Dead October 27, 2016 The Orange Box October 20, 2016 Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords October 13, ... Read More »
Two announcements in one week? Oh, you're just spoiling us now, Major Nelson! It's just gone 5pm on a Thursday afternoon, so you know what time it is. It's time to check out the latest additions to the backwards compatibility library. Major Nelson tweeted out the following: Silent Hill: Downpour, Eat Lead & Puzzle Quest are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/W0PdNkozIN — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 13, 2016 Obviously it's not the strongest announcement in the world, and yes, there is still no Skate 3, but the highlight reveal here would be Eat ... Read More »
Xbox boss Phil Spencer could add original Xbox games to the Xbox One’s backward compatibility program. When asked by a fan whether the backward compatibility program would ever expand to include titles from Microsoft’s original console, Spencer responded on Twitter that, though it’s not something Microsoft is currently working on, he “hadn’t ruled it out” and would “like to find the time to do it.” https://twitter.com/XboxP3/status/786258191382253568 Backwards Compatibility is something Xbox have heavily invested in and will continue to do, it would great to play some of the old classics! Expanding to the original Xbox could mean that players would ... Read More »
You all know the score by now, we've done it enough times. 5pm on most Thursdays, the incomparable Major Nelson will take to Twitter to reveal the next game or games to be added to the list of Backwards Compatible titles. Today, he tweeted the following: Bound by Flame, The Maw & Virtua Fighter 5 FS are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/mMqABN0565 — \\ Larry Hryb \\ (@majornelson) September 15, 2016 Personally, and perhaps predictably, the highlight here is Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown. The "definitive" version of VF5, if you don't mind paying extra for some ... Read More »
Welcome back to Xbox One UK's regular reflection; where we take a look at the list of Xbox 360 titles that became backwards compatible in the last month, and try to point out a couple of highlights. With only 10 releases for the month of August, you'd be forgiven for think there wasn't anything worth mentioning. You'd be wrong. Allow us to show you the error of your ways. Honourable Mentions Forza Horizon The brother to the original Motorsport series, there's a case to be made that the Forza Horizon games are more enjoyable. The idea of a car and ... Read More »
Like me, many of you have grown up gaming. I was born in the early 80's and began my gaming adventure on the good old Spectrum ZX (some of you may need to google that). Since them first days of playing Robin Hood and Rainbow Island I have played literally thousands of games. Looking back and remembering a few of them tugs at the old heartstrings. Causing so many memories to come flooding back. Ahh, nostalgia! a feeling that everyone will get at some point in their lives. Thinking of this, I wondered what games are sitting in the Backwards Compatability ... Read More »
Every now and again a game pops up in the weekly Deals With Gold that flies under the radar and gets missed by many. However this week your friendly neighbourhood Xbox One UK team are here to prevent that happening! The little gem we have for you this week is classic that only a few among you will remember. DuckTales was originally released in 1989/90. It was re-released in 2013 in the form of DuckTales: Remastered, a game that is a part of the Xbox One's Backwards Compatibility Programme. As well as being backwards compatibile DuckTales: Remastered is also part of ... Read More »
Welcome back to Xbox One UK's regular reflection; where we take a look at the list of Xbox 360 titles that became backwards compatible in the last month, and try to point out a couple of highlights. This month had one clear winner, and any arguing against that point will be declared null and void. Those are the rules. Still, we had a few little bonuses, so let’s take a look. Honourable Mentions Half Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Somewhat of an oddity, Half Minute Hero requires you to complete the entirety of an RPG adventure in 30 seconds. ... Read More »

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