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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility UPDATE: FIVE new games released by Microsoft | Gaming | Entertainment

Partially made up of new Games with Gold November 2017 titles, the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program saw a sizeable boost this week.  Xbox 360’s Deadfall Adventures is now available to play on your Xbox One, and if you haven’t made it part of your digital library, you’ll soon have the chance. “Become an adventurer, travel the world, and hunt for treasure in Deadfall Adventures. The year is 1938, and you’re James Lee Quatermain, son …

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Now we know why Xbox One backward compatibility took so long

This launch-day Xbox One could have supported Xbox 360 games from the get go, had a few things gone differently. Anyone who followed Microsoft’s gaming plans in 2013 knows how much the company’s confusing policies and public reversals regarding “always on” Internet connection and used game restrictions on the Xbox One damaged the company’s image. Now it sounds like the turmoil surrounding that launch also delayed the rollout of Xbox 360 backward compatibility on the …

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The Untold Story of Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Quick: name your favorite E3 ever. Time’s up! Can you even pick one? Hopefully they’re all fun in their own way for gamers, but for 28-year Microsoft veteran Kevin La Chapelle, the answer to the question is both instant and unlikely to ever change: 2015. That’s the year you heard some of the loudest cheering ever at Microsoft’s Xbox E3 media briefing. And those cheers weren’t for new versions of Halo or Gears of War, …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility UPDATE: TEN new games revealed | Gaming | Entertainment

While there haven’t been any new Xbox One Backwards Compatibility announcements this week, it appears some special ones are on the horizon. Microsoft have plans to release a new wave of titles from their original Xbox console, with the first now confirmed. In a new leak, 12 new games have been reportedly confirmed for launch on the Xbox One. We already know from the original announcement Microsoft made during E3, that both Crimson Skies and …

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It’s almost time for Original Xbox backward compatibility …

Some of the names that you may see when the Xbox One flips the switch on backward compatibility to the original Xbox include Dead to Rights, King of Fighters: Neowave and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. That’s according to users seeing listings for the games in the marketplace on their Xbox One and in Xbox One communities. Leaks of Xbox 360 backward compatible titles were seen in the same places in 2015 as …

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Xbox One update: original Xbox backwards compatibility up next?

Earlier this week Microsoft rolled out a major Xbox One update, bringing console owners a host of new features. Following a summer-long preview, the update brought a much faster Dashboard and a more intuitive, horizontal guide that’ll make switching between menu options a breeze. However, many of the features promised since E3 2017 are being held back for future updates, including backward compatibility with original Xbox games. Way backwards compatibility In a recent interview with …

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Xbox One’s Backwards Compatibility Is Not Ignored, Exec Says

One of the Xbox One’s standout features is backwards compatibility support for Xbox 360 games. There are more than 400 titles in the catalog right now, and the library is seemingly always growing. Microsoft is committed to backwards compatibility now and in the long run, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told GameSpot at the Brazil Game Show today. In June, there was a report that said Xbox One owners “largely ignore” the backwards compatibility feature. Microsoft …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility NEWS: Three Xbox 360 titles and new original update | Gaming | Entertainment

While things may have got off to a slower start in October, the Backwards Compatible list looks set to get a major boost in the coming months. Xbox One Backwards Compatibility news this week points to more original content being released by Microsoft. It appears that the tech giant is gearing up to launch more original Xbox games, which is something that’s been intriguing fans since E3 2017. As you might recall, Microsoft promised to launch …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: THREE new games and original Xbox classic NEWS

MICROSOFT Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: THREE new games and original Xbox classic NEWS Microsoft added THREE new titles to their ever-expanding Xbox One backwards compatibility library this week after Major Nelson announced that they were finally ready for Xbox One users. In 2016 games like Red Dead Redemption, the Bioshock trilogy, the Mass Effect trilogy, and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion were added. While in 2017 the biggest release so far has undoubtedly been Call of …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Is Not Being Ignored, Exec Says

One of the Xbox One’s standout features is backwards compatibility support for Xbox 360 games. There are more than 400 titles in the catalog right now, and the library is seemingly always growing. Microsoft is committed to backwards compatibility now and in the long run, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told GameSpot at the Brazil Game Show today. In June, there was a report that said Xbox One owners “largely ignore” the backwards compatibility feature. Microsoft …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Isn’t Being Ignored, Exec Says

One of the Xbox One’s standout features is backwards compatibility support for Xbox 360 games. There are more than 400 titles in the catalog right now, and the library is seemingly always growing. Microsoft is committed to backwards compatibility now and in the long run, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told GameSpot at the Brazil Game Show today. In June, there was a report that said Xbox One owners “largely ignore” the backwards compatibility feature. Microsoft …

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It’s A Myth That Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Is Ignored, Exec Says

One of the Xbox One’s standout features is backwards compatibility support for Xbox 360 games. There are more than 400 titles in the catalog right now, and the library is seemingly always growing. Microsoft is committed to backwards compatibility now and in the long run, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told GameSpot at the Brazil Game Show today. In June, there was a report that said Xbox One owners “largely ignore” the backwards compatibility feature. Microsoft …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update: Two new games and big Microsoft Xbox 360 news | Gaming | Entertainment

While it hasn’t been the most blistering start to a new month, there have been new Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games released. Following on from the strong end to September, October has seen the launch of both Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games. There the only new games launched so far this month, although it appears Microsoft still have more plans for bringing over classic Xbox 360 games in the future. Xbox chief Phil …

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Xbox One Games News: Destiny Update, Backwards Compatibility, Assassin’s Creed Origin deal

MICROSOFT Xbox One Games News: Destiny Update, Backwards Compatibility, Assassin’s Creed Origin deal Microsoft this week announced a fantastic new Xbox One S deal for any gamers not looking to plough their life savings into the Xbox One X coming next month. The seriously good value bundle also includes a copy of Ubisoft’s new Assassin’s Creed Origins game. These Bundles are available in both 500GB and 1TB, available October 27 on the same day as …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility UPDATE: Two new Xbox 360 games releasing today | Gaming | Entertainment

Today will see the launch of Fable Anniversary and Fable II Pub Games. Microsoft made the announcement via Larry Hryb on Twitter, making it the first for the new month of October. The Fable Anniversary edition has had strong back for its Xbox One Backwards Compatibility inclusion via the official leaderboards site. Over 34,000 votes have been cast to see it added to the library, while the Pub Games received a much more modest 2,500. …

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