All News tagged with 'Backwards Compatibility'

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 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 82 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 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 154 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 13 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 52 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 13 days 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 13 days 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 18 days ago by Rich Stone, 152 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 20 days ago by Kelly Packard, 26 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 27 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago by Chewie, 49 comments