All News tagged with 'Backwards Compatibility'

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 3 days 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 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 74 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 10 days 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 14 days 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 22 days 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 24 days 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 29 days 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 30 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 174 comments

Stacking and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Stacking, Daytona USA and Tower Bloxx Deluxe.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 39 comments

Street Fighter IV and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 4 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Street Fighter IV, Luxor 2, Poker Smash and Madballs in… Babo: Invasion.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 64 comments

Xbox Goes to GDC

Microsoft views San Francisco's Game Developers Conference as an important part of their calendar year -- they reveal a lot of new and upcoming features for the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero and More Now Backward Compatible

Another 6 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Dead Rising 2: Case West, Cars 2, Meet the Robinsons, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (JP) and Dead Rising 2: Case West (JP).

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 67 comments

Borderlands 2, Assassin's Creed Rogue and More Now Backward Compatible

Borderlands 2, Assassin's Creed Rogue, Gyromancer, The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, Space invaders Infinity Gene and Moon Diver are now backwards compatible.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 88 comments

March Games With Gold Announced

It's just about that time again. With only six days — give or take, depending on where you are in the world — left in February, next month's Games With Gold lineup is right on schedule.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 159 comments

Hitman: Absolution Is Now Backwards Compatible

Square Enix and IO Interactive's well-received Xbox 360 title Hitman: Absolution joins the very lengthy list of backwards compatible games.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 53 comments

Skate 3 Added to the EA Access Vault

As promised last month, EA has now added the well-received and popular skateboarding title Skate 3 to the EA Access Vault.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 16 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: February 14th, 2017

Battleborn, Borderlands, the Bioshock Collection and Deus Ex Mankind Divided get large discounts, in a new format for our sales stories

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 154 comments

Grand Theft Auto IV Is Now Backwards Compatible

One of the greatest games of all time, Grand Theft Auto IV, is now playable on Xbox One! Will you be heading back into Liberty City with Niko Bellic?

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 153 comments

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures Now Backwards Compatible

Another LEGO game has made its way into the backwards compatibility program with today's addition of LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures. Now how about some Kung Fu Panda to make my combo pack relevant?

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 27 comments

Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks and JUJU Now Backwards Compatible

The ever-growing pool of Xbox 360 games that can be played on Xbox One continues to expand with the addition of three more titles: Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks and JUJU.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments

Shadows Of The Damned And Rocket Knight Coming To Backwards Compatibility

A spooky coincidence ties today's two backwards compatible titles together, with both third-person shooter Shadows Of The Damned and XBLA 2.5D platformer Rocket Knight having links with Silent Hill.

Posted 4 months ago by Andy Mills, 23 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 24th, 2017

This week's Deals with Gold gives us bigger titles on the One and random titles on the 360. There are also Watch Dogs 2 and Sonic sales for everyone, including DLC. Backwards Compatibility gets quite a bit of representation.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 48 comments

Alice: Madness Returns Now Backwards Compatible

The total amount of games added to the backwards compatibility program is now 14 thanks to today's addition of Alice: Madness Returns. Perhaps will see it in the EA Access Vault later, too?

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 41 comments

February's Games with Gold Announced

With January drawing to a close next week, Major Nelson has today revealed which four games will be available for Xbox LIVE Gold members for free as part of February's Games with Gold.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 189 comments

Tekken 6, Midway Arcade Origins and Mutant Storm Empire Now Backwards Compatible

Xbox's backwards compatibility team isn't messing around in 2017. Following on last week's additions of two Battlefield games and Dragon Age: Origins, three more titles, including Tekken 6, have now been added.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 17th, 2017

A pattern's beginning to emerge in Deals with Gold as again we get a selection of mostly smaller and indie titles on the One, whilst the 360 again gets a simulation title discounted along with that rare sighting, its DLC.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 85 comments

Mega Man 9 and 10 and Beat'n Groovy are now Backwards Compatible

Following on from the news earlier this week that seven new games had become backwards compatible, Microsoft has today added three new titles to the program.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 34 comments

BF3, Bad Company 2, Dragon Age: Origins and Four More Now Backward Compatible

After a short break over the holiday period, Major Nelson has just announced that seven new Xbox 360 titles have been added to the ever-growing number of titles now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 153 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 3rd, 2017

The first Deals with Gold of 2017 sees a fairly random selection of titles discounted. Amongst a handful of one-offs, Xbox One gets a few Dead Island offers, whilst 360 gets a range of MX vs ATV, Defiance & Port Royale 3 sales.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 40 comments

Xbox 360 Countdown to 2017 Weekly Deals: Week Two - December 29th-January 9th

The second week of the Countdown to 2017 sales brings us another big list of discounts, including a number of Backwards Compatible titles and a few rarely discounted offerings.

Posted 5 months ago by Chewie, 29 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: December 27th, 2016

Amongst all the Countdown to 2017 sales, Deals with Gold still continues with discounts this week on a range of titles big and small, old and new, good and Farming Simulator.

Posted 5 months ago by Chewie, 37 comments

Six Titles Heading To Backwards Compatibility Today

A good week for the backwards compatibility program gets even better as six titles includes the likes of Bully: Scholarship Edition and Catherine join the Bioshock trilogy as playable on Xbox One this week.

Posted 5 months ago by Andy Mills, 125 comments

The BioShock Trilogy is Now Backwards Compatible

Just about an hour ago, the head of Xbox Games himself, Mr. Aaron Greenberg, announced the addition of the BioShock trilogy to the backwards compatibility program -- that's BioShock, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 113 comments

Shadowrun, Space Ark and Shotest Shogi Join Backwards Compatibility Today

There's plenty of potential for alliteration with today's backwards compatible titles all beginning with the same letter, that being S. Shooter Shadowrun joins Shotest Shogi and Space Ark as playable on Xbox One today.

Posted 5 months ago by Andy Mills, 51 comments

Injustice: Gods Among Us and Haunted House Join Backwards Compatibility Today

Two more titles will soon be playable on Xbox One as they are added to the ever-growing list of backwards compatible titles. Joining the four from earlier in the week are Injustice: Gods Among Us and Haunted House.

Posted 5 months ago by Andy Mills, 24 comments

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition and Outland Now Free on Games with Gold

December 1st is a great day! Firstly, I got to open up the first door on my advent calendar this morning, but most importantly it means Xbox LIVE Gold members can now download two new games for free thanks to Games with Gold.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 31 comments

Oblivion, MoH: Airborne, Trine 2 and Astropop Are Now Backward Compatible

Oblivion, Medal of Honor: Airbourne, Trine 2 and Astropop have today been added to the growing number of Xbox 360 titles now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 87 comments

XBL Black Friday Weekend 2016 Sales

An extra list of discounts throughout the Black Friday weekend to add to the massive lists of week-long offers

Posted 6 months ago by Chewie, 96 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 22nd, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold give us discounts on a random mix of smaller titles, including a couple of rarely discounted XBLA games. These deals are in addition to the massive list of Black Friday offers.

Posted 6 months ago by Chewie, 38 comments

Burnout Paradise, Rayman Legends and Pure Join Backwards Compatibility Today

Well isn't that convenient. Burnout Paradise was just announced as a December Games With Gold title, and not moments later Major Nelson has tweeted that it will be joining backwards compatibility with two other titles.

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 34 comments

UPDATED: XBL Black Friday 2016 Xbox 360 Sales

Part Two of this year's Black Friday sales, featuring all the many games & DLC offered for Xbox 360. These discounts are only available to Gold members until Tuesday 22nd, when they will be opened up to everyone.

Posted 6 months ago by Chewie, 62 comments

Military Madness: Nectaris and Omega Five Now Backwards Compatible

If there's one obscure thing with which to credit Xbox's backwards compatibility program, it's reminding us of old Xbox Live Arcade titles most of us have probably forgotten about, like Military Madness: Nectaris and Omega Five.

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments