Three Backwards Compatible Titles Now Support Xbox One Racing Wheels

By Kelly Packard, 1 year ago
If you're a racing game fan who prefers the feel of a familiar steering wheel in your hands over a standard controller, you are in luck as Microsoft has just updated the backwards compatible versions of three Xbox 360 titles to support Xbox One racing wheels.

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The three games are DiRT 3, DiRT Showdown and GRID 2. All three titles have been offered through the Games With Gold program at some point.

While it is perhaps a fairly niche group — gamers looking to play last-gen racing titles with Xbox One racing wheels — it does open up the floor for questions regarding other peripherals like music game accessories, fight sticks or even the Kinect, and if compatibility with Xbox One accessories could become a possibility for backwards compatible games in those genres. This is also the first time we've seen improvements and updates to a backwards compatible game as opposed to just making it play on the One exactly as it did on the 360.
Kelly Packard
Written by Kelly Packard
In a few descriptors: college student, longtime gamer, writer and junk food enthusiast. I contribute to TrueAchievements as a news writer and reviewer. Usually, you can find me knee-deep in a multiplayer game while ignoring my growing backlog or on one forum or another discussing all things gaming.