All News tagged with 'Backwards Compatibility'

Halo 3, Halo 4, Halo 3: ODST and Halo CE Anniversary Are Now Backward Compatible

Another four titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Halo 3, Halo 4 and Halo 3: ODST.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 111 comments

OXENFREE and Battlefield 3 Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the midway point for September, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via September's Games with Gold.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 54 comments

Saints Row: The Third, Slender: The Arrival and More Now Backwards Compatible

Another six titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Saints Row: The Third, Slender: The Arrival (Xbox 360), Super Contra, Undertow, MONOPOLY Deal (Xbox 360) and more.

Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 63 comments

Dead Space 2 Now in the EA Access Vault

With Halloween just around the corner, it's always necessary have a stockpile of creepy games. EA Access members have one more in their arsenal thanks to Dead Space 2, the latest addition to the Vault.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 31 comments

The Walking Dead Season 1, 2 and Michonne Now Backward Compatible

Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including The Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: Season Two and The Walking Dead: Michonne.

Posted 26 days ago by Dave Horobin, 82 comments

September's Games With Gold Titles Announced

As usual, September will bring along two titles for the Xbox One, as well as two for the Xbox 360 that can both also be played on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 215 comments

Battlefield: Bad Company Now Backwards Compatible

Another title has joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program. Battlefield: Bad Company is now available to play on the Xbox One.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 76 comments

Trials Fusion and Red Faction: Armageddon Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the mid-point of the month, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via August's Games with Gold.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and ScreamRide Now Backward Compatible

Another 2 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and ScreamRide.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 39 comments

Battlefield 3 Now Available Digitally via Xbox Store

Although it joined the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program back in January, Battlefield 3 has only today become available for purchase from the Xbox store.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 36 comments

Batman: Arkham Origins, Deadliest Warrior and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 4 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Batman Arkham: Origins, Deadliest Warrior: The Game, Disney's Bolt and Fighting Vipers.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 80 comments

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two and ToeJam & Earl Now Backward Compatible

Another 2 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two and SEGA Vintage Collection: ToeJam & Earl.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 27 comments

Slime Rancher and Bayonetta Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the start of a new month and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via August's Games with Gold.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 28 comments

Seven Additions Coming to Xbox Game Pass in August

Earlier this year Xbox stunned gamers with the addition of a subscription-based game rental service called Xbox Game Pass. Seven more titles are being added to the library in August.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 55 comments

Tomb Raider: Underworld Now Backward Compatible

Another title has joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program. Tomb Raider: Underworld is now available to play on the Xbox One.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 46 comments

August's Games with Gold Titles Announced

With July ending in a few days time, it's time to find out what the next offering of free games will be in August's Games with Gold.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 145 comments

Red Faction: Armageddon, Raiden IV, and Gyruss Now Backward Compatible

Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Red Faction: Armageddon, Raiden IV and Gyruss.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 35 comments

Costume Quest 2, Virtua Fighter 2 and Two More Titles Now Backwards Compatible

Another four titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Costume Quest 2, Virtua Fighter 2, Quantum Conundrum and Frontlines: Fuel of War.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 50 comments

Runbow and LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Now Free with Games with Gold

Yesterday marked the midway point for July, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via July's Games with Gold.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 18 comments

SUPER STREETFIGHTER IV ARCADE EDITION Now Backwards Compatible

Major Nelson has announced that SUPER STREETFIGHTER IV ARCADE EDITION has today joined the ever expanding number of Xbox 360 games that are now playable on the Xbox One.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 46 comments

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon and F1 2014 Now Backward Compatible

Another 2 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon and F1 2014.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 47 comments

Top Five Longest Running Franchises

With backward compatibility bringing even older titles to the Xbox One, we decided to look at some of the oldest gaming franchises that have survived through to the current Xbox generation. Hop into our time machine!

Posted 2 months ago by Andrew Ogley, 77 comments

Remaining Halo Games to Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility With All DLC Free

Always the poster boy for anything Xbox, Master Chief has become one of the most recognizable faces -- er, helmets -- in video gaming. Even without a new Halo title, Microsoft still has big plans for him in 2017.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 140 comments

Call of Duty: Ghosts Now Backward Compatible

Another title has joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program. Call of Duty: Ghosts is now available to play on the Xbox One.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 80 comments

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood and Four More Titles Now Backward Compatible

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3, Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII, Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram and Radiant Silvergun are now backwards compatible.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 80 comments

July's Games with Gold Titles Announced

With June ending in a few days time, it's time to find out what the next offering of free games will be in July's Games with Gold.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 209 comments

Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Wishlist

Nostalgic and/or history curious gamers have turned their attention to the backwards compatibility original Xbox feature after it was announced at E3. With just two games revealed so far, which others do you clamor for?

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 357 comments

PSA: Scheduled Xbox 360 and Backwards Compatibility Server Maintenance

TrueAchievements here with a friendly PSA that the Xbox 360 servers (and therefore backwards compatibility games on Xbox One) will be affected by server maintenance between 8:00AM UTC and 10:00AM UTC.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 40 comments

Watch_Dogs and Dragon Age: Origins Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the midway point for June, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via June's Games with Gold.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 64 comments

OG Xbox Backwards Compatibility Detailed, Second Game Announced

In an interview with Major Nelson on Xbox Live daily, we got a look at some original Xbox gameplay and a new game. Plus, Bill Stillwell gave us some more details on the process of emulating the console.

Posted 3 months ago by Claudio Barata, 189 comments

Poker Smash Removed From Backwards Compatability, Possibly Delisted

It's normal for Xbox gamers to hear about titles being added to the backwards compatability program, but how about removed? Today Microsoft pulled the match-three puzzler and poker game hybrid Poker Smash.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

E3 Xbox Games Montage Trailer

Did you miss the Microsoft presentation yesterday? Were you working? Golfing? Sleeping? Whatever the excuse, you can quickly play catch-up with a three-minute montage video showing off the highlighted games.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

[UPDATE] Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Coming to Xbox One

After announcing that 385 games are now backwards compatible, Phil Spencer has shared news on the next step. The clearly delighted Xbox team lead has revealed original Xbox back compat support for Xbox One.

Posted 3 months ago by Claudio Barata, 244 comments

Live Blog: Microsoft Conference

Come and join us as we watch the Microsoft E3 2017 presentation!

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 31 comments

Assassin's Creed III, ilomilo, Shinobi and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 5 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Assassin's Creed III, ilomilo, Shinobi, Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond and Shadow Assault Tenchu.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 18 comments

Three Steins;Gate Titles Are Now Backwards Compatible

Three Steins;Gate titles have today joined the ever expanding number of Xbox 360 titles that are now playable on the Xbox One via the Backwards Compatibility program.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 88 comments

Lara Croft Temple of Osiris and LEGO Star Wars TCS Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the midway point for the month of May, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via May's Games with Gold.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

Xbox to Run Backwards Compatibility Super Sale Starting May 16th

You know how you always see those comments from Xbox users that say something like, "Microsoft should take all the backwards compatible titles and put them all on sale"? This is that sale.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 95 comments

Harms Way, Bullet Soul, Band of Bugs and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 6 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Harms Way, Hard Corps: Uprising, Band of Bugs, Bullet Soul (JP), Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) and Bullet Soul.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 70 comments

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² and Geometry Wars³: Dimensions Now Backward Compatible

Two new titles have today joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² and Geometry Wars³: Dimensions.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 38 comments

Dead Space 3, Dead Space 2 and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 5 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Dead Space 2, Cabela's Alaskan Adventures, Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai, and more.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 93 comments

Server Maintenance Scheduled for Xbox 360 and Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has announced server maintenance for April 27th, of which anyone planning to use their Xbox 360 or a backwards compatible game should take note.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 61 comments

TimeShift, Assault Heroes 2 and More Now Backwards Compatible

Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backwards Compatibility program, including TimeShift, Assault Heroes 2 and Commanders: Attack of the Genos.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 44 comments

Contra and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 5 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Contra, 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures, Golf: Tee It Up!, Gin Rummy and RoboBlitz.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 58 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Now Backward Compatible

Another title has joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program. Call of Duty: Black Ops II is now available to play on the Xbox One.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 108 comments

Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution and More Now Backwards Compatible

Three more titles have today joined the ever expanding number of Xbox 360 titles that are now playable on the Xbox One via the Xbox Backward Compatibility program.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 50 comments

Far Cry 3 Now Backward Compatible

Another title has joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program. Far Cry 3 is now available to play on the Xbox One.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 64 comments

Army of TWO and Soltrio Solitaire Now Backward Compatible

Another 4 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Army of TWO, Army of TWO (EU), Soltrio Solitaire and Army of TWO (Asian).

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 73 comments

AC: Revelations, Darksiders and Darksiders II Are Now Backward Compatible

Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Darksiders and Darksiders II.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 33 comments

April's Games With Gold Announced

With just over a week left of March, we've learned what the April's Games With Gold are. Next month you'll be able to play as a Roman warrior, one of the four horseman, one of gaming's best children and everyone's fave assassin.

Posted 6 months ago by Andy Mills, 174 comments