All News tagged with 'Backwards Compatibility'

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 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 132 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 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 34 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 9 days 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 10 days 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 14 days 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 16 days 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 18 days 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 21 days ago by Kelly Packard, 136 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 28 days 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 30 days 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 30 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Claudio Barata, 188 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Claudio Barata, 244 comments

Live Blog: Microsoft Conference

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

Posted 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 41 comments