Backwards Compatibility

Splinter Cell Blacklist and Splinter Cell Double Agent available on Xbox Backwards Compatibility

Fans of Sam Fisher rejoice! Last month saw Splinter Cell Conviction free on Xbox One via the magic of Games With Gold and Backwards Compatibility. This has now been followed by the news that the franc...[Read More]

Battlefield 1943 comes to Xbox Backward Compatibility

This one really brings back some fond memories. Battlefield 1943 was probably the first online multiplayer shooter that this gamer can remember playing, and not sucking at! And, if you owned previousl...[Read More]

Xbox Backwards Compatibility gets 19 Original Xbox Titles

Microsoft have announced a huge amount of new titles coming to the Backwards Compatibility program, including a number of 360 titles that have been enhanced for the Xbox One X, and a number of origina...[Read More]

Hitman: Sniper Challenge shoots onto Backwards Compatibility

The new owner of the Hitman IP, IO Interactive has tweeted to announce that Hitman Sniper Challenge is now available on backwards compatibility on the Xbox One. There is some confusion as apparently t...[Read More]

Backwards Compatibility Sale Starting 16th May

Xbox have announced that there is to be a Backwards Compatibility “Super Sale” starting May 16th 2017, with up to 75% off BC titles such as Red Dead Redemption, Black Ops 2, GTA4 and Skate...[Read More]

Seven more games added to backwards compatibility

Seven titles have been added to the Xbox One backwards compatibility list, Major Nelson has announced. Strania The Splatters Scrap Metal Ghostbusters Battlefield 3 Dragon Age Battlefield Bad Company 2...[Read More]

Call of Duty 2 hits Xbox One backwards compatibility

The first of the numbered Call of Duty games to release on console, Call of Duty 2, is now available on Xbox One backwards compatibility. Call of Duty 2 was one of the launch titles for the Xbox 360 b...[Read More]

Is this the end of console generations?

Microsoft’s head of Xbox marketing, Aaron Greenberg, certainly thinks so in an interview he conducted with engadget. The interview explores many of the statements made by Phil Spencer and Aaron ...[Read More]

Backwards Compatible gaming offers free The Witcher 2 *Update*

Yes folks, you read that right. With this latest batch of Backwards Compatible games, comes the prequel to CD Projekt Red’s awesome Witcher 3; The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. For a limited ti...[Read More]

New Xbox One backwards compatible titles announced

It must be nearly Christmas. Microsoft are revealing crackers. They’ve announced another wave of backwards compatibility titles including the excellent Halo: Reach and Fable III. Today’s a...[Read More]

First 104 backwards compatible 360 titles officially revealed

It’s been a little while since Microsoft announced that they’d cracked backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One. In truth, I remember saying at the time of the One’...[Read More]

Borderlands gets backwards compatibility

Borderlands is getting Xbox One Backward Compatibility support when it launches publicly this November but is now available as part of the Preview Program. If you own Borderlands, you’ll be able to pl...[Read More]

TiX Podcast: E3 Round-up 2015 Part 1

Welcome to the This is Xbox Podcast. Join Greg Giddens, Neale Jarrett, Richard Berry and Derek McRoberts in another special show focusing on E3 2015. In this first of two parts the foursome discuss ga...[Read More]