All News tagged with 'Backwards Compatibility'

Tales From the Borderlands and Deadfall Adventures Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the middle of the month and that means Xbox Live Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via November's Games with Gold.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 27 comments

Jewel Quest and More Now Backward Compatible

Another four titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Jewel Quest, Persona 4: Arena, Cars: Mater-National Championship and Tecmo Bowl Throwback.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments

Gears of War 3, Mirror's Edge and Skate 3 to Be Xbox One X Enhanced

As the Xbox One X's official launch rolls out around the world, Microsoft is still revealing titles that will be Xbox One X enhanced. They have now added Mirror's Edge, Skate 3 and Gears of War 3 to the list.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 55 comments

Deadly Premonition and Deadly Premonition (EU/JP) Now Backward Compatible

Another 2 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Deadly Premonition and Deadly Premonition (EU/JP).

Posted 16 days ago by Dave Horobin, 53 comments

Trackmania Turbo and NiGHTS into dreams... Now Free with Games with Gold

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

Posted 17 days ago by Dave Horobin, 26 comments

Deadfall Adventures, Mutant Storm Reloaded and More Now Backwards Compatible

Another five titles have joined the ever-expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Mutant Storm Reloaded, Deadfall Adventures, Girl Fight, Yosumin! LIVE and 0 day Attack on Earth.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments

November's Games With Gold Announced

The end of October is drawing near, so we knew this moment was approaching: the announcement of November's Games With Gold titles. Beginning November 1st, Xbox Live Gold members can claim two more games.

Posted 23 days ago by Kelly Packard, 271 comments

Microsoft Shows Off Original Xbox Games on Xbox One and Halo 3 on Xbox One X

Not even 24 hours ago, Microsoft announced that October 24th would be the day original Xbox backward compatibility arrived for Xbox One. They've further added to the excitement by releasing comparison videos.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 90 comments

[UPDATE] Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Coming to Xbox One Tomorrow

Over the last few days, pages for a variety of original Xbox titles have been appearing on the marketplace. This morning, six of those titles were released for purchase on Xbox 360 via Games on Demand.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 191 comments

The Turing Test and Medal of Honor: Airborne Now Free with Games with Gold

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

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 25 comments

Child of Eden, Goat Simulator and KOF Sky Stage Now Backwards Compatible

Another three titles have joined the ever-expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Child of Eden, Goat Simulator (Xbox 360) and KOF Sky Stage.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 40 comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda and Dead Space 3 Coming Soon to EA Access

If you're an EA Access member considering purchasing Mass Effect: Andromeda or Dead Space 3, hold your horses: EA has announced both will be making their way into the Vault sooner rather than later.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 30 comments

Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games Now Backwards Compatible

Another two titles have joined the ever-expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 48 comments

Gone Home and Rayman 3 HD Now Free with Games with Gold

Yesterday marked the start of October and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via October's Games with Gold.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 53 comments

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Sonic Adventure Now Backwards Compatible

Another two titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Sonic Adventure.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 28 comments

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 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 127 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 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 58 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 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 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 20 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 months ago by Claudio Barata, 244 comments

Live Blog: Microsoft Conference

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

Posted 5 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 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 18 comments