Microsoft adds 10 new backward compatible games, offers Witcher 2 free
The company is also changing how backward compatible games will be released in the future
Microsoft announced today, via the Major Nelson blog, that 10 new backward compatible Xbox 360 games are now available on Xbox one.
Currently, Microsoft has been adding a host of games once a month to the list of backward compatible titles, but Major Nelson says in the future, games will become available as they are approved, so players will see new games throughout the month.
“We’re also going to start releasing titles as they become available rather than a set monthly launch date,” Larry Hryb a.k.a. Xbox Live’s Major Nelson stated on his blog post. “What this means for you is that you won’t have to wait to find out the latest titles; we’ll release whatever is available, when they’re available, once each title has received the engineering and publisher stamp of approval.”
We’ve listed the newly available titles on our dedicated Xbox Backward Compatible games page as well as below. What will you be playing (or replaying) this month?
Added January 21, 2016
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