All News tagged with 'Backwards Compatibility'

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 8 hours ago by Chewie, 55 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 5 days 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 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 148 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 14 days 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 18 days 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 20 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Dead Space: Ignition and Escape Dead Island Now Backwards Compatible

Two famous series see their spin-offs hit backwards compatibility to celebrate this momentous day. They're available now to download on Xbox One.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 41 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 15th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold give us discounts across multiple Forza bundles, including some for everyone. We also get offers on a range of other mostly smaller titles on both consoles.

Posted 2 months ago by Chewie, 69 comments

Skate 3 and Scarygirl Heading To Backwards Compatibility Today

After a large backwards compatibility announcement was teased, Skate 3 -- one of the most requested titles for the service -- will soon be playable on Xbox One. Alongside it is Scarygirl, also revealed at the same time.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 42 comments

Two More Games Added to Backwards Compatibility

A squad-based FPS and a Saturn cult classic are now available as BC titles for Xbox One. This makes four new titles so far this week with potentially more to come.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 23 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 8th, 2016

This week on Deals with Gold we get a fairly random mixed bag of deals, including a few Capcom titles, some indie deals and a handful of 360 offers. Baila Latino is also offered for everyone.

Posted 2 months ago by Chewie, 46 comments

Mass Effect 2 and 3 Are Now Backwards Compatible

Major Nelson gives Mass Effect fans who want to celebrate N7 Day with some added nostalgia another reason to celebrate. He announced that Mass Effect 2 and 3 are both being added to backwards compatibility.

Posted 2 months ago by Gabriel Kreulen, 110 comments

Backwards Compatibility Is One Year Old - Has It Been A Success?

Next week the Xbox One's Backwards Compatibility Program has its first birthday party. What have been your highlights and what other games are you hoping to see come to the program?

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 163 comments

LIMBO Heading To Backwards Compatibility Today

One of XBLA's biggest successes, dark platformer LIMBO, will be added to the list of backwards compatible titles later today. Interestingly, this is the second way you can play the game on Xbox One, alongside the game's port.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 35 comments

Project Scorpio - Backwards Compatibility Confirmed

Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that the Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility programme will continue on Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio console.

Posted 2 months ago by Luc1d, 93 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 1st, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold focus very much on the most recent titles in three EA Sports series. We also get discounts in Evolve, which are timely given recent news, and a smattering of other smaller titles.

Posted 2 months ago by Chewie, 43 comments

Blue Dragon Now Backwards Compatible

Mistwalker's 2007 release Blue Dragon has joined the ever increasing number of Xbox 360 titles which are now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 52 comments

RAGE, Killer Is Dead and Shred Nebula Join Backwards Compatibility Today

One of the great things about the backwards compatibility program is being reminded of games that haven't crossed players' minds for years, like Shred Nebula. That XBLA title and two more are now playable on Xbox One.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 57 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 25th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold gives us a range of offers across titles big and small whilst Shocktober brings many horror themed discounts for all

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 87 comments

Three Games Heading To Backwards Compatibility

Three games turn into seven with today's additions to backwards compatibility as The Orange Box joins offerings from both Hello Games and Bandai Namco as playable on Xbox One.

Posted 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 72 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 18th, 2016

In this week's Deals with Gold, Tomb Raider titles and other games join the familiar GTA V bundles. There's also a Fallout sale, discounts on Rock Band tracks and Team 17 bundles.

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 46 comments

Silent Hill: Downpour, Eat Lead and Puzzle Quest Now Backwards Compatible

Including Tuesday's backwards compatibility dump, the total number of titles added this week is now seven thanks to a new batch of Eat Lead, Silent Hill: Downpour and Puzzle Quest.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 36 comments

Four More Titles Now Backwards Compatible

Joining the backwards compatibility program this week we've got dinos, dragons, bicycles and battle stations. Today we add another four titles to the growing library of Xbox 360 games that can now be played on Xbox One.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 54 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 11th, 2016

As well as a decent amount of Deals with Gold offers, including some indie discounts, there's a massive Xbox 360 Super Sale with some rare DLC savings. A big list of Rocksmith tracks rounds things off.

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 62 comments

Three More Titles To Become Backwards Compatible

You'll soon be able to do some Super Sonic Racing on Xbox One as Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed becomes backwards compatible alongside two games from the Puzzle Quest series, 2 and Galactrix.

Posted 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 41 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: October 4th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold is very Ubisoft-centric with titles big and small on offer across both consoles. There are a few indie titles discounted on the One. There's also a Ubisoft bundle sale for everyone.

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 49 comments

Three More Games Added To Backwards Compatibility

Following on from the four games added to backwards compatibility a couple of days ago, a further three have been added today included one of the better licensed titles and an oft-requested multi-disc title.

Posted 4 months ago by Andy Mills, 154 comments

Call of Duty: World At War and Three More Now Backwards Compatible

Following on from the addition of Call of Duty 3 to the backwards compatible list, we can now play World at War on the Xbox One as well. Plus a little Mahjong action, a brain trainer, and a psychedelic shoot-em-up

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 64 comments

Call of Duty 3 is Now Backwards Compatible

Major Nelson has just revealed via Twitter that another Xbox 360 title is now playable on your Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 55 comments

October's Games with Gold Announced

Major Nelson has just announced the Games with Gold line up for October: MX vs. ATV: Reflex, I Am Alive, Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings and The Escapists.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 189 comments

Word Puzzle Joins Backwards Compatibility

Here's a blast from the past — Word Puzzle. The 2007 Xbox Live Arcade title based off word search puzzles is now officially a part of the backwards compatibility program. It features none other than... words and puzzles!

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 20th, 2016

After a few weeks of bigger sales, this week things settle down to just a handful of offerings through Deals with Gold, including Dragon Age Inquisition DLC offered separate to the main game.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 45 comments

Bound by Flame, The Maw and Virtua Fighter 5: FS Now Backwards Compatible

Today marks another odd trio of titles joining the backwards compatibility program. On this week's list, we've got Bound by Flame, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown and The Maw.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 28 comments

UPDATED: XBL Sale Roundup: September 13th, 2016

This week we get a mixed bag of Deals with Gold titles, including Dead Island. We also get a Warner Brothers publisher sale for everyone, including some rarely offered "Season Passes". Finally, all Battlefield 4 DLC is free.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 81 comments

Five New Titles Are Now Backwards Compatible

Following on from the announcement earlier this week that three more XBLA titles will now be playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility, the team at Xbox are at it again.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 68 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: September 6th, 2016

This week we again get multiple sales running. On Deals with Gold, we get an Assassin's Creed focus. There's also a fairly sizeable sale for everyone on Bandai Namco titles, including many of their Backwards Compatible games.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 61 comments

Three More Titles Become Backwards Compatible

Major Nelson has just announced that three more Xbox 360 titles have today joined the ever increasing number of Backwards compatible games which are now playable on the Xbox One.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 46 comments

Two More Titles Now Backwards Compatible; Delisting Imminent for Mickey Mouse

Forza Horizon and Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse joined the backwards compatibility program today. SEGA also confirmed to a news source that Castle of Illusion will be delisted on Friday.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 108 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: August 30th, 2016

This week we get a number of fairly large sales running simultaneously including a Gears & Forza based Deals with Gold, a large Activision publisher sale, discounts on Star Wars Battlefront (including the Season Pass!) & more

Posted 5 months ago by Chewie, 67 comments