Tagged: Backwards Compatibility

After the successful return of Inside Xbox last week; a show that was popular back in the Xbox 360 days, Larry Hyrb aka Major Nelson, has returned for the monthly live broadcast of the show, and comes with some exciting new announcements. As you may have already heard, they teased some ‘surprises’ last week over the internet where most speculated avatars and new original Xbox games becoming backwards compatible. Well, a list of five backwards compatible titles was announced earlier today which includes: Destroy All Humans Full Spectrum Warrior Morrowind MX Unleashed Panzer Elite Action But that’s not all they … Read More »

Cast your mind back to 2016 and one of the biggest debacles of recent years occurred. Activision and Infinity Ward announced and then released a remastered version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare bundled to the mediocre Infinite Warfare, that years installment in the Call of Duty Franchise. Now Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is back in the news but this time for more savoury reasons. Yesterday Larry Hryb, more commonly known as Major Nelson announced that the game was been added to the backwards compatibility program. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is coming to Xbox One … Read More »

Splinter Cell has always been notorious for it’s stealth gameplay and rewarding players for eliminating enemies through an easier experience by doing so.  Splinter Cell: Conviction kind of broke away from the traditional Splinter Cell titles by introducing Sam Fisher in a very personal dilemma where his family is in trouble.  This gives players a look into the more human side of him where Sam is more desperate and in your face. For those who never experienced this Splinter Cell title, well today is your lucky day as Conviction is now available as part of the backwards compatibility program.  Fortunately … Read More »

We’re kicking off the new year of backwards compatible titles with a double dose of backwards compatibility releases this week, with some games having already been released on Tuesday, and a set of more released today. Today’s releases is a bunch of Magic: The Gathering titles, with Major Nelson confirming the titles added to the program earlier on twitter. Magic 2013, Magic: The Gathering and Magic 2014 — Duels of the Planeswalkers are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/kn4cgVC4zM — Larry Hryb🎮🎙📺 (@majornelson) January 18, 2018 These titles should be live in your ready to install list … Read More »

The sainted Major Nelson has announced on Twitter that there are three new games coming to backwards compatibility. Sniper Elite V2, Far Cry 2 and Driver San Francisco (available on disc or digitally if previously purchased) are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/TEuMUtcyNk — Larry Hryb🎮🎙📺 (@majornelson) January 16, 2018 Sniper Elite V2 is a third person tactical shooter that is set during the battle of Berlin in 1945. It is a game that seemed to revolutionise the concept of sniper shooters although upon its release it didn’t seem as popular as the first game in the series. … Read More »

Two new backwards compatibility titles have been announced by Larry Hryb on Twitter earlier today. Earth Defense Force 2017 and Sonic Adventure 2 are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/Ytk8hsyCts — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) November 30, 2017 Have you always wanted to annihilate hordes of giant insects alone or with a friend? Well now you can as Earth Defense Force 2017 has landed in the store. With an arsenal of over the top weapons; from guided missile launchers to sniper rifles, fill your boots with ant limbs and save the earth from this mass invasion. If shooting … Read More »

Nostalgia? Great thing, huh? Well… Microsoft revealed that there are 13 new games hitting its backward compatibility programme. At this year’s E3 event, the company announced that the games are going to be released in conjunction with the upcoming console. Now… We’re finding out which games are appearing as they start to emerge on the Xbox store online. Embrace the dark side, and give in to the force within, as Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic is listed among those we are seeing. But is it going to slip through our fingers, just like time..? Next on the list is Prince Of Persia: The … Read More »

Three more Xbox 360 titles have arrived on Xbox One today, as confirmed by Major Nelson. These titles include Child of Eden, which is a ‘better with kinect’ title, but can still be played with a controller, KOF Sky Stage and Goat Simulator. All three titles were probably not what most people were expecting, but to others, it’s what they’ve been waiting for. Child of Eden, Goat Simulator & KOF SKY STAGE are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNs2ZLo pic.twitter.com/LqxpJCqwMw — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) October 12, 2017 What are your thoughts on this weeks backwards compatible titles? What … Read More »

Major Nelson has just announced the next set of Xbox 360 titles making their way to Xbox One today as part of the Backwards Compatibility program – and these are not ones to miss. Fans have been waiting a long time but today they get their wish as the Halo titles are finally playable on Xbox One. Well, most of them anyway. That’s Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST and Halo 4. Halo Anniversary is also available but it is only for the physical version of the game. You can check out Major’s tweet below: Halo 3, Halo 3 ODST Campaign … Read More »

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