Xbox One Gains Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility For 104 Games

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Beginning on Thursday, it is possible for you to to play 104 games on your Xbox One that have been beforehand solely obtainable on the Xbox 360. Games embrace Fable II, Fallout 3, Gears of Struggle games and extra. All of this is freed from cost.

Microsoft beforehand introduced this feature at E3, promising 100 games at first after which 100 extra to comply with later. The corporate is delivering on its promise, although some widespread titles aren’t included on this first batch.

Right here’s the way it’s going to work. When you purchased a recreation immediately on your Xbox 360 within the online retailer, the sport will routinely be added to your recreation library and turn into out there to download. If in case you have a DVD version of the sport, you'll be able to put it in your Xbox One and play the sport, like an Xbox One recreation.

Behind the scene, Microsoft has labored exhausting to develop patches for every of those games. If you put the DVD in your Xbox One, your console will download a patch to make it playable on your Xbox One.

The corporate already introduced a few of the titles within the subsequent batch, akin to Halo Attain, Halo Wars, Name of Obligation: Black Ops 1, Bioshock, Bioshock 2, Bioshock Infinite and Skate 3.

On Thursday, Microsoft can also be releasing an enormous software replace for the Xbox One with a new, quicker consumer interface. There aren’t a number of new features beside backwards compatibility as Cortana ought to make it to the Xbox One subsequent yr. It is going to look extra just like the Xbox app for Home windows 10 and fewer like Home windows 8.

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It stays to be seen whether or not backwards compatibility might be a robust argument with regards to vacation gross sales for the Xbox One. Nevertheless it’s good to see that Microsoft is including this feature at no cost.

Right here’s the complete record:

A Kingdom for Keflings
A World of Keflings
Alien Hominid HD
Murderer’s Creed II
Asteroids & Deluxe
Banjo Kazooie: N n B
BattleBlock Theater
Bejeweled 2
Bellator: MMA Onslaught
Past Good & Evil HD
Blood of the Werewolf
BloodRayne: Betrayal
Name of Juarez Gunslinger
Fort Crashers
Centipede & Millipede
Loopy Taxi
Deadliest Warrior: Legends
Protection Grid
DiRT 3
DiRT Showdown
Discs of Tron
Doom II
Dungeon Siege III
Earthworm Jim HD
Fable II
Fallout 3
Feeding Frenzy 2
Gears of Struggle
Gears of Warfare 2
Gears of Struggle 3
Gears of Warfare: Judgment
Golden Axe
Halo: Spartan Assault
Hardwood Backgammon
Hardwood Hearts
Hardwood Spades
Heavy Weapon
Hexic HD
Ikaruga Arcade
Jetpac Refuelled
Pleasure Journey Turbo
Simply Trigger 2
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Recreation
LEGO Star Wars: TCS
Lode Runner
Mass Impact
Metallic Slug 3
Metallic Slug XX
May & Magic Conflict of Heroes
Mirror’s Edge
Missile Command
Monday Night time Fight
Monkey Island 2: SE
Monkey Island: SE
Ms. Splosion Man
Mutant Blobs Assault
NBA JAM: On Hearth Version
NiGHTS into goals…
OF: Dragon Rising
Pac-Man C.E.
Good Darkish
Good Darkish Zero
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
Pinball FX
Crops vs. Zombies
Prince of Persia
Putty Squad
R-Sort Dimensions
Rayman 3 HD
Sacred Citadel
Sega Classic Assortment: Alex Kidd & Co.
Sega Classic Assortment: Golden Axe
Sega Classic Assortment: Monster World
Sega Classic Assortment: Streets of Rage
Shadow Complicated
Sonic CD
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sonic The Hedgehog 2
Sonic The Hedgehog 3
Tremendous Meat Boy Arcade
Supreme Commander 2
The Stick of Fact
Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas
Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas2
Torchlight Arcade
Toy Troopers Arcade
Toy Troopers: Chilly Warfare
Tron: Evolution
Ugly People: Apocalypsegeddon
Viva Piñata
Viva Piñata: TIP
Wolfenstein 3D

Source : TechCrunch

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