Tagged: Backwards Compatible

The list of Xbox 360 games playable on your Xbox One is growing all the time – we’re at 322 right now – thanks to new games joining the Backwards Compatibility programme. That’s 217 Arcade Games and 105 Games on Demand titles, stats fans! Fun fact: With 99 games on the list, Microsoft Studios has more backwards compatible titles than any other publisher! Some of the most popular Xbox 360 games have already been added – Call of Duty: Black Ops and Red Dead Redemption among them. There are some truly classic arcade titles in the list, too – including Geometry Wars: Retro … Read More »

We have to admit, we were pretty disappointed with FIFA Street. Not because it’s a bad game – it isn’t. It’s a very good game. But from the title we were expecting to be playing with a squashed Coke can for a ball and piles of jumpers for goalposts. That’s how we remember football in the street, anyway. EA Sports FIFA Street would be a strong favourite for joining the backwards compatibility list, we think. It’s part of the annual update crew, so it’s unlikely to steal focus (or sales) from FIFA 18, and EA are supporters of the initiative, with 17 games … Read More »

Today marks the 300th* title to be added to the ever-growing list of Backwards Compatibility title. And what better way to celebrate with a collection (of sorts) as the long-overdue Bioshock titles get the Backwards Compatible treatment, as confirmed by Major Nelson himself via twitter. That’s Bioshock, Bioshock 2 and Bioshock Infinite to arrive today, after being teased a long time ago. BioShock, BioShock 2 & BioShock Infinite are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today making it 300+ back compat titles https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/2uoNtXrSoT — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) December 13, 2016 As of recent times, Major Nelson seemed to … Read More »

Today on Twitter, Major Nelson gave Xbox players a reason to celebrate with the newest titles to be backwards compatible. Oblivion, MOH Airborne, Trine 2 and Astropop are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/yTnOSjqmrG — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) November 29, 2016 Medal of Honor: Airborne, Trine 2, Astropop, and the famed The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion are now able to be played on Xbox One. What do you think of the latest additions?  Let us know in the comment section below! Make sure you like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, subscribe to our … Read More »

Lost Odyssey was one of the highest voted RPG’s to become backwards compatible and was finally released less than a month ago. Tonight, a Reddit user has reported that everyone can grab a digital copy of Lost Odyssey on Xbox 360, absolutely free. However, Microsoft have tried to be somewhat clever in disguising it in the form of an avatar item labelled “Backwards Compatibility Free Gift”. All you need to do is download the free avatar item here, then Lost Odyssey will appear in your ready to install list on your Xbox One. That’s all there is to it so go ahead … Read More »

To think it was almost three years ago that we were graced with it’s presence, Xbox One has come along way since making a total U-turn of it’s original ideas. But that backtrack was necessary, to get to where we’re at now: An always-improving, fan-pleasing machine that now can also play Xbox 360 titles through it Backward Compatible program. It’s been over a year since Backwards Compatible games started appearing in the ever-growing list and we’re fast-approaching the three-year anniversary of the release of Xbox One so expect a big announcement regarding this feature come 12th November. Larry Hryb, better known as … Read More »

Red Dead Redemption fans have more news to be excited about after this weeks announcement and trailer for the long-anticipated sequel. Avid gamers are reporting that the original title’s online features are working flawlessly on Xbox One, for the first time since its inclusion in the ever growing list of backwards compatible games. One user said ‘I spent all night playing Free Mode on the One, tested Normal, Hardcore & Friendly and all worked as intended.’ Players also reported that not one glitch or hacker was present throughout several hours of gameplay. This is excellent news for those of us keen to return to … 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. September was a pretty active month for the BC program, providing gamers with lots of titles across multiple genres. Yes, we’re still waiting on Skate 3, but September did offer something for everyone. First, the honourable mentions: Call of Duty: World at War Call of Duty’s last foray into WW2 shooters was the game to thank/blame for the insistence of Zombies in most … Read More »

The list of Xbox 360 games playable on your Xbox One is growing all the time – we’re at 251 right now – thanks to new games joining the Backwards Compatibility programme. That’s 186 Arcade Games and 65 Games on Demand titles, stats fans! Fun fact: Based on the order the latest three backwards compatible games were announced on 15 September 2016, The Maw became the 250th Backwards Compatible game added to the list. Some of the most popular Xbox 360 games have already been added – Call of Duty: Black Ops and Red Dead Redemption among them. There are some truly … Read More »

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