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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:40 am

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Today we’re excited to announce even more additions coming to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility catalog this month, including 19 new Original Xbox games and six Xbox 360 games with Xbox One X Enhancements.

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Starting today, fans can play Sonic Generations for the first time on the Xbox One family of devices alongside other Xbox 360 favorites that will receive Xbox One X Enhanced updates such as Darksiders, Gears of War 2, Portal 2, Red Dead Redemption, and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

Later this month, we’ll release two batches of Original Xbox games – the first on April 17 and the second on April 26. All of these Original Xbox games will take advantage of the power of Xbox One with up to 4X the pixel count on Xbox One and Xbox One S, and up to 16X the pixel count on Xbox One X. See below for the full list of titles that will be available later this month, and don’t forget to visit https://majornelson.com/blog/xbox-one-b ... atibility/ for the full list of backward compatible titles available on Xbox One.

Original Xbox games releasing on April 17:

Blinx: The Time Sweeper
Breakdown
Conker: Live & Reloaded
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Hunter: The Reckoning
Jade Empire
Panzer Dragoon Orta
SSX 3

Original Xbox games releasing on April 26:

Destroy All Humans!
Full Spectrum Warrior
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
MX Unleashed
Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory
Star Wars Battlefront
Star Wars Battlefront II
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
Star Wars Jedi Starfighter
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
Star Wars Republic Commando

You’ll be able to play all of these games on Xbox One through the disc you already own, or you can purchase them digitally in the Microsoft Store. Please check back on release day for local market restrictions as regional availability may vary.

As a reminder, Xbox 360 games enhanced for Xbox One X run at a higher resolution and 9X the original pixel count when played on Xbox One X. The power of Xbox One X enables the Xbox 360 emulator to showcase the very best version of the game possible with the existing assets – all without touching the game code. And through the power of Backward Compatibility, fans can choose whether they want to experience these games with enhanced graphics or in their original form. See below for how to access the setting. Note, once you change the setting, you’ll need to restart the game:

Press “View” and “Menu” buttons on the controller to pull up the Xbox 360 guide
Navigate to “Settings” blade
Select “Xbox One X Settings”
Select to optimize for “Graphics” or “Performance”

Special thanks to our fans for their continued support and overwhelmingly positive feedback. Keep sharing!

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:24 pm

Tomb Raider 2013 for XO is going cheap at the moment.

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Is Orta any good?

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Post by OrangeRibbon » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:11 am

Matisfaction wrote:Is Orta any good?
i remember liking it

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:55 pm

I haven't played it for 15 years but it was good back then. It also had the original Panzer Dragoon included in it as an unlockable.

The price of the physical version has jumped up a lot. I was looking at it about a year or so ago on ebay and it was around A$30-$40 range, now it's A$80+.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:31 pm

Play together with Xbox Live Gold. May's 2018 Games with Gold lineup for Xbox One includes:Super Mega Baseball 2 and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. For Xbox 360 owners (and through Xbox One backward compatibility), May kicks off with Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage, followed by Vanquish. May's lineup provides over $79 dollars in value and up to 3400 in gamerscore.
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Post by Hawq » Wed May 02, 2018 3:45 am

It's time to go back to Stilwater. Saints Row 2 is now Backward Compatible on Xbox One!
Its looking more & more likely I'll start saving to grab an xbone of some form, the BC list is already great & just keeps getting better

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sat May 05, 2018 11:24 pm

Dragon Age 2 is also BC now.


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Post by Skynet » Sat May 12, 2018 11:31 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
I dug out my Burnout disc to play this. I am not as good as I used to be. :olol:

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri May 18, 2018 7:16 pm


Got it for PS3 a few weeks ago because I thought it was something that would never be BC.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri May 25, 2018 9:04 pm


Oh yeah! Been wanting to play this again but couldn't be bothered setting the 360 up.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:20 pm


Got Midnight Club for the PS3 a few weeks back, guess I'll get it this one as well.

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Post by Hawq » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:02 am

The next Xbox is reportedly codenamed ‘Scarlett’ and might arrive in 2020

The Xbox One X only release in November of last year, but Microsoft is already pushing forward with new hardware. Towards the end of the Xbox E3 conference, Phil Spencer teased that the Xbox One X team has already begun work on its next console. Since then, reports have come out with a few more details- apparently the next Xbox is codenamed ‘Scarlett’ and could be with us within the next two years.

The folks at Thurrot managed to get the scoop on the Scarlett codename. Apparently, this is not just one console, but a new ‘family of devices’, meaning we may see multiple offerings right out of the gate. One of these boxes may end up being dedicated to streaming, as Microsoft has made it clear that it would like to stream ‘console quality games to any device’. Whether that technology will be ready by 2020 remains to be seen.

It will also be interesting to see just how removed the Scarlett line of hardware will be from the current Xbox One. Microsoft has made it their mission to make their consoles backwards compatible in the future, so it is likely that Scarlett will be compatible with all of the same games currently available on Xbox One.

The final tidbit of info from the report is that Microsoft is reportedly targeting a 2020 release date. Plans could be altered, but it is clear that Microsoft is looking to quicken the pace in terms of hardware upgrade cycles.

KitGuru Says: Microsoft is clearly looking to diversify and re-imagine what an ‘Xbox’ is, so it will be interesting to see what it comes up with. What do you think the next Xbox will be?
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SWOS! :cow:

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