Tag Archives: 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 franchise companions of Blacklist and Double Agent are also now available to play on the Xbox One. We might still […]

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 previously or have EA Access the game it now available for free with the magic of the Xbox Backwards Compatibility program. Originally released in […]

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 original Xbox games available to play on all Xbox One systems. So, the 360 titles coming enhanced for the Xbox One […]

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 this has been available previously with the BC release of Hitman Absolution. Sniper Challenge was an exclusive standalone pre-order sniper experience, available […]

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 3. I will be checking this out to add some of those classic 360 games to my digital collection!  Keep […]

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 The list keeps getting bigger and bigger. Over on Major Nelson’s website you can see a complete list of games that you can now play […]

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 back in late 2005. The single player campaign provided a compelling story through the battlefields of […]

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 Greenberg during and following the Microsoft E3 press conference, where the Xbox One S and Project Scorpio systems were announced and the concept of maintaining an […]

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 time only, you’ll be able to download The Witcher 2 for free, but only if you’ve registered your Live account in the […]

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 announcement of 16 titles brings the total number of backwards compatible goodness to 120 much-loved and cherished games. Here’s the list of new titles, released today: Braid DEUS EX: […]