Tagged: Backwards Compatibility

You know the score by now. 5pm on a Thursday, Major Nelson tweets out the latest additions to the backwards compatibility library. Then, you all leave comments about how we still haven’t heard about Skate 3… Whilst the wait for Skate 3 will continue until next week, today’s announcement is nothing to sneeze at: The Orange Box, Joe Danger 2: The Movie & Galaga Legions are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/8nTaqGE9NG — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 20, 2016 Joe Danger 2: The Movie is a brilliantly fun Trials-esque biking game, with arguably just … Read More »

Announced on Twitter by Xbox programmer Brad Rosetti, a new Xbox preview program version is now available.  This preview fixes some minor bugs.  Brad did also say one of the fixes was in regards to Xbox 360 backwards compatibility. Preview members prepping a new 1610 build today to resolve the 360 Back compat disc issue and more fixes! — Brad Rossetti (@WorkWombatman) October 15, 2016 This patch is only for preview members as part of the Xbox preview program. Source: Twitter Make sure you like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, subscribe to our YouTube channel and follow on Twitter and Twitch for all the latest Xbox … Read More »

The list of Xbox 360 games playable on your Xbox One is growing all the time – we’re at 269 right now – thanks to new games joining the Backwards Compatibility programme. That’s 193 Arcade Games and 76 Games on Demand titles, stats fans! Fun fact: With Focus Home Interactive’s 2009 and 2011 Tour de France games on the list, it would seem that the 2010 game is bafflingly absent – until you realise they didn’t publish one that year! Some of the most popular Xbox 360 games have already been added – Call of Duty: Black Ops and Red Dead Redemption … Read More »

The month of September 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: Bejeweled 3 – XBLA Title – Added September 6, 2016. DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue – XBLA Title – Added September 6, 2016. Gatling Gears – XBLA Title – Added September 6, 2016. ARKANOID Live! – XBLA Title – Added September 8, 2016. Bayonetta – Added September 8, 2016. de Blob 2 – Added September 8, 2016. … Read More »

Has Major Nelson switched from Thursday announcements to Tuesday announcements? 2 weeks in a row, he’s tweeted out the latest editions to the backwards compatibility library. Earlier, he tweeted out the following: Jurassic Park, Battlestations: Midway, Dragon’s Lair & Tour de France 2011 are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/aAk45YO2Pe — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 11, 2016 If you’re from the UK and are wondering what the hell the Jurassic Park game was, it was one of the earlier works from Telltale Games that skipped release over here. A search on the UK Xbox … Read More »

Xbox Platform PM Lead, Bill Stillwell, confirmed a couple of days ago that Halo Reach on Xbox One Backwards Compatibility would receive an update to resolve some ongoing framerate issues. Finally pushing out an update to Halo: Reach on BC. — Bill Stillwell (@wcstillwell) October 7, 2016 The update began rolling out to users at approximately 5pm Friday afternoon and has received some very mixed reviews. Some users are still reporting framerate and crashing issues. Others are giving the feedback that the update has resolved the framerate issues bring the game inline with the running specs of the original Xbox … Read More »

Phil Spencer, the Head of Xbox, is a man of the people, he holds the same hopes and aspirations for the Xbox One as the fans of the console do. Obviously he wants to see the console succeed from a business stand point but also because he is a gaming fan. Spencer isn’t one to simply take to Twitter to plug the latest game, advertise the latest bundle or promote his upcoming public appearances. He likes to keep in touch with what fans would like to see from the Xbox One. One subject he seems particularly passionate about is the continued support … Read More »

Normally we’d be doing this on a Thursday, and we more than likely will be, but Major Nelson took to Twitter today to drop a surprise Backwards Compatibility announcement on our laps. He tweeted the following earlier: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, Puzzle Quest Galactrix & PQ 2 are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today https://t.co/qPMRNs2ZLo pic.twitter.com/RYD0A467cm — / Larry Hryb / + 1m (@majornelson) October 4, 2016 Any fans of kart style racers similar to that of a certain plumber will find that Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing: Transformed is more than just a copy. Plus, that Outrun … Read More »

It’s like clockwork. You know the deal by now. Thursdays at 5pm, Major Nelson takes to Twitter to reveal the latest additions to the backwards compatibility program. Sometimes, they’re good announcements. Other times… not so much… Looking at you, Word Puzzle. In any case, here is today’s announcement: Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3 and Guwange are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/9CI3GeOHBz — \\ Larry Hryb \\ (@majornelson) September 29, 2016 Anyone looking for a huge JRPG adventure should find their wants satisfied with Lost Odyssey. Seriously, that is one long game. Meanwhile, Toy Story 3 is more … Read More »

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