Tag: Backwards Compatibility

Original Xbox Games Coming Via Backward Compatibility Leaked: ‘Crimson Skies,’ ‘Red Faction II,’ And More ‘Confirmed’

Users have discovered leaks pointing to the initial lineup of Xbox games arriving on Xbox One as part of its backward compatibility feature. The list includes some fan favorites but is missing a crucial title.

Video Games October 23, 2017

Xbox One Backward Compatibility To Soon Include Games From Original Xbox: This Is How You Do It, Sony

Xbox chief Phil Spencer revealed that the Xbox One backward compatibility program will soon support physical CDs for the original Xbox. This shows the popularity of the feature, which may never be added to the PlayStation 4.

Video Games June 12, 2017

Xbox Backward Compatibility: Why The Initiative May Be Here For The Long Haul

Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, wants to keep the backward compatibility feature of Xbox One for as long as possible. Spencer replied to a fan’s tweet saying that the said feature is something the company would like to retain.

Video Games February 5, 2017

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility List Updated With 'Shadows Of The Damned' And 'Rocket Knight'

The Xbox One backwards compatibility is adding two more games to the list in January. These games are 'Shadows of the Damned' and 'Rocket Knight.'

Video Games January 28, 2017

At Long Last, 'Skate 3' Is Backward Compatible On Xbox One (And It's On Sale Too)

EA's 'Skate 3' joins the list of backward compatible Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One. As a bonus, the popular skating franchise is also currently on sale for $9.99 for Xbox Live Gold members.

Video Games November 10, 2016

5 Huge Nintendo Switch Questions That Need Answers

Nintendo at long last has unveiled its new console, but plenty of questions still remain. Nintendo doesn't appear ready to talk about specifics yet either.

Video Games October 21, 2016

'Call Of Duty: World At War' Joins Xbox One Backward Compatibility, Alongside 3 Others

Nearly every 'Call of Duty' game, aside from the 'Modern Warfare' trilogy, 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' and 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' is now backward compatible.

Video Games September 27, 2016

'Bayonetta' And Four More Xbox 360 Games Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

A fresh batch of backward compatible games are now live.

Video Games September 8, 2016

Microsoft Adds 8 More Games To Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has made good on its promise to constantly update its backwards compatible library: earlier today, the publisher added eight more titles to the Xbox One's selection of Xbox 360 games.

Video Games July 21, 2016

'Red Dead Redemption' Officially Joins Xbox One Backwards Compatibility On July 8

Rockstar's open-world western will finally be playable on Xbox One later this week.

Video Games July 5, 2016

Xbox Games With Gold For July Include 'Rainbow Six Vegas 2,' 'The Banner Saga 2'

The next wave of free games for Xbox Live Gold members have been revealed.

Video Games June 28, 2016

'Left 4 Dead,' 'Portal 2' And More Are Now Backwards Compatible On Xbox One

Two popular first-person titles from Valve join the ever-growing list of playable Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.

Video Games June 16, 2016

'Jet Set Radio' And 'MX vs. ATV Reflex' Go Backwards Compatible For Xbox One

Yet another batch of Xbox 360 games are now playable on Xbox One.

Video Games May 3, 2016

'Comix Zone,' 'Double Dragon Neon' And 3 Additional Arcade Titles Join Xbox One Backward Compatibility

The Xbox One backward compatibility list continues to grow, as five Xbox 360 arcade titles have been added.

Video Games April 26, 2016

Left 4 Dead 2 Now Available On Xbox One Backward Compatibility

'Left 4 Dead 2' is now a part of the Xbox One's catalog of backward compatible games. Don't leave this one behind.

Video Games March 31, 2016

'Dead Space' Creeps Its Way Onto The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility List

The classic horror title is now playable on Xbox One.

Geek March 30, 2016

'Halo Wars' And Two Fighting Games Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has added three more games to the growing list of backwards compatible Xbox 360 games for Xbox One.

Geek March 28, 2016

'Alan Wake,' 'Castlevania' And 'Pac-Man' Are Now Backwards-Compatible On Xbox One

Microsoft has added three new games to its backwards compatibility service on Xbox One: 'Alan Wake,' 'Castlevania: Symphony of the Night' and the arcade classic 'Pac-Man.'

Geek March 17, 2016

'Hitman: Absolution' Headed To Xbox One Via Backward Compatibility

Waiting for the day when you could play ‘Hitman: Absolution’ on your Xbox One? No need to wait much longer as Square Enix confirms that the title is coming to the console through backward compatibility.

Video Games February 16, 2016

Original 'Dark Souls' Will Soon Be Backwards Compatible On Xbox One

The first 'Dark Souls' looks like it will soon be backwards compatible on Xbox One as part of a preorder bonus for 'Dark Souls 3.'

Geek February 15, 2016

'LEGO Batman' And 'Alan Wake: American Nightmare' Are Now Backwards Compatible On Xbox One

A batch of new Xbox 360 games is now playable on the Xbox One, including 'LEGO Batman.'

Geek February 11, 2016

Backwards Compatible 'Red Dead Redemption' Isn't Ready For The Xbox One Yet

A number of new backward-compatible Xbox 360 games were released over the weekend, but Microsoft says that it was a mistake.

Geek February 8, 2016

Backward Compatible 'Red Dead Redemption' Leaks, But Microsoft Warns Accessing It Could Violate Xbox One Code Of Conduct

Earlier reports have emerged showing off the process on how to access and download the leaked backward compatible 'Red Dead Redemption.' Microsoft, however, warns that accessing it may be against its rules.

Video Games February 8, 2016

Xbox Live Games With Gold For February 2016 Includes 'Hand Of Fate,' 'Gears Of War 2'

Microsoft has revealed its free Xbox game offerings for February.

Geek January 27, 2016

UPDATED: The Complete List Of All Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games

Microsoft made some major waves when it announced its backwards compatibility program — and we've got the list of every Xbox 360 game available on Xbox One!

Geek January 26, 2016

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops’ Could Bring Backward Compatibility With Xbox Soon

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' could support backward compatibility soon enough, as the 'Annihilation: Pack 3' DLC came up as ready for installation in the Spanish Xbox market.

Video Games January 25, 2016

Microsoft Announces More Backward-Compatible Games For Xbox One, Including 'The Witcher 2'

Microsoft just released a list of 10 more Xbox 360 games now available for play through Xbox One's backward-compatibility feature. Those games include 'The Witcher 2,' 'SoulCalibur' and 'Small Arms.'

Geek January 21, 2016

New Xbox One Bundle Lets Gamers Choose Their Free Game

Microsoft has unveiled two new console bundles, and one lets buyers choose their game.

Geek January 5, 2016

January 2016 Xbox Live Games With Gold Features 'Killer Instinct', 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution'

Check out the free games that will be available for Xbox Live gold members next month.

Geek December 21, 2015

Here's The Full List Of Games Coming To Xbox One Backwards Compatibility In December

Microsoft already grabbed everyone's attention with the Xbox One backwards compatibility program, but no one knew for sure how the service would grow post-launch. Good news: the first monthly update just arrived!

Geek December 17, 2015

Sony Asking Fans What PS2 Games They Want On PS4

If Sony's recent PS2-on-PS4 library seemed a little weak to you, don't worry - the publisher is now using social media to find out what PlayStation 2 games should be added to their backwards compatibility service.

Geek December 16, 2015

Xbox Live December Games With Gold Includes A Fifth Free Game For The Holidays

Microsoft is throwing in an extra free game as part of its Games with Gold program for December.

Geek November 24, 2015

Original Xbox Games On Xbox One Would Be Challenging - But Not Impossible

With Xbox 360 games finally making their way to the Microsoft's latest console, one question still remains: what about Original Xbox games? Well, according to Microsoft, it'd be tough...but not impossible.

Geek November 23, 2015

Xbox Live Games With Gold November 2015: Here's How To Get 'Knight Squad' And Other Free Video Games

Xbox Live Gold members can now get more games available for free as part of the Games with Gold program. These include titles such as ‘Pneuma: Breath of Life,’ ‘Knight Squad,’ and ‘Dungeon Siege III.’

Video Games November 17, 2015

Microsoft Explains Why ‘Grand Theft Auto,’ ‘Red Dead Redemption’ And ‘Skyrim’ Are Not Backward Compatible… Yet

Microsoft released Xbox One's backward compatibility with Xbox 360 games. However, major titles, such as "Red Dead Redemption", "Grand Theft Auto" and "Skyrim", were not covered.

Video Games November 15, 2015

Microsoft Releases New Xbox One Experience: Here Are All The New Features To Get Excited About

The Xbox One Experience has been revamped. Microsoft has implemented the much awaited backward compatibility, along with an improved user interface for Xbox Home, the Store and more.

Video Games November 13, 2015

You Can Play Xbox 360 DLC From Your Xbox One Right Now

If you're wondering how your backwards compatible Xbox 360 DLC for games like 'Mass Effect' will work on Xbox One, Microsoft is here to help.

Geek November 12, 2015

First 104 Backwards Compatible 360 Games On Xbox One Include 'South Park: The Stick Of Truth' And 'Lego Star Wars'

Microsoft has revealed the first wave of Xbox 360 games that will be playable on the Xbox One.

Geek November 9, 2015

Free 'Fallout 3' When You Buy 'Fallout 4' Only Until Feb. 6

Xbox One gamers and 'Fallout' fans are in for a treat. Not only will they get backward compatibility on the Xbox One, but they'll also get a free copy of 'Fallout 3' when they purchase 'Fallout 4.'

Video Games November 9, 2015

Preorder 'Fallout 4' On Xbox One And Get 'Fallout 3' For Free Thanks To Backward Compatibility

The release of 'Fallout 4' is just a few days away, and so is a free 'Fallout 3.' To get both games, consumers must preorder 'Fallout 4' for the Xbox One and they'll receive 'Fallout 3' digitally via Backward Compatibility.

Video Games November 5, 2015

Initial List Of Xbox One Backward Compatible Games Out On Nov. 9

The New Xbox One Experience update is coming to Microsoft's Xbox One on Nov. 12. However, gamers looking forward to the addition of the Backward Compatibility feature for Xbox 360 titles will only have to wait until Nov. 9 to know the complete list of included games.

Video Games November 4, 2015

Xbox Live Games With Gold For November Includes 4 Games For Xbox One Owners

Thanks to backwards compatibility, Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One will be scoring four games each month moving forward.

Geek October 28, 2015

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Will Arrive For All On Nov. 12

At long last, we now know when all Xbox One players will be able to enjoy Xbox 360 games on their current-gen hardware.

Geek October 27, 2015

'Burnout Paradise' Officially Joins Ever-Growing List Of Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games

The latest entry in Criterion's 'Burnout' series will be playable on Xbox One.

Geek October 26, 2015

Old Xbox Games Could Be Played On Xbox One Soon, Xbox 360 Games On PC In The Future

Original Xbox backwards compatibility may not be a priority right now by Xbox head Phil Spencer but it is not something that they are ruling out either. There’s also a huge possibility of bringing Xbox 360 games to Windows 10 in the near future.

Video Games October 12, 2015

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