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Xbox One Backwards Compatible lOT2l: Who would want to play these games?

FZW

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I have a little bit odd question, but maybe someone can answer me. It's hard to find a copy of Razor's Edge in the place where I live, it's not available digital in my region and ebay prices got over the top. I have found few cheap copies of vanilla Ninja Gaiden 3 around and can anyone tell whether it will work on XOne or not?
Vanilla wont work.
 

Cranberrys

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I was talking video games with a friend and we end up talking about X-Men Legends & X-Men Legends 2 on OG Xbox. What fond memories ! Now I wish they'll find their way into back compat somehow.
 

ipukespiders

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Alien Hominid HD
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Altered Beast
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Anomaly Warzone Earth
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Aqua
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Army of Two
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Band of Bugs
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Battlefield 3
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Bayonetta
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Beyond Good & Evil HD
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Bionic Commando Rearmed 2
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BioShock
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Blood Knights
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Bloodforge
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Blue Dragon
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Borderlands
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Braid
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Bully Scholarship Edition
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Burnout Revenge
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Call of Duty 2
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Call of Duty 3
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Catherine
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Conan
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Crystal Quest
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Dante’s Inferno
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Dark Void
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Darksiders II
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Dead Rising 2: Case West
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Dead Space
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Deadfall Adventures
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Destroy All Humans!
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution
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Disney Bolt
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Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
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Disney/Pixar: Brave The Video Game
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Disney’s Meet the Robinsons
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Domino Master
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Dragon Age 2
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Dragon Age: Origins
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DuckTales: Remastered
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Duke Nukem Forever
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Dungeon Siege III
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Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara
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Encleverment Experiment
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Escape Dead Island
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Fable Anniversary
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Fable Heroes
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Fable II
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Fable II Pub Games
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Fable III
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Far Cry 2
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Far Cry 3
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Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon
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Fight Night Champion
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Final Exam
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Final Fight: Double Impact
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Flock!
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Frontlines: Fuel of War
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Full Spectrum Warrior
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Guardian Heroes
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Gunstar Heroes
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Halo 3
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Halo 3: ODST Campaign Edition
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Halo 4
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Halo Wars
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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
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Halo: Reach
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Halo: Spartan Assault
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Hexic 2
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Hydro Thunder Hurricane
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Hydrophobia
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I Am Alive
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Ikaruga
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Injustice: Gods Among Us
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
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Interpol
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Jet Set Radio
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Jetpac Refuelled
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Jewel Quest
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Mirror’s Edge
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Monday Night Combat
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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge
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Outland
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Perfect Dark
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Prey
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Trials HD
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Trine 2
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Undertow
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Word Puzzle
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XCOM: Enemy Within
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Zombie Driver HD
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intbal

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Today's a sad day.
For those of us wanting more OG Xbox games, anyway.

With no new BC announcements at E3, none at all for 13 months, and a report from an insider (EvilBoris) that no games are being worked on, I think everyone has to agree that MS has ended their Xbox One backwards compatibility efforts for Original Xbox games.
33 games out of 1047 was all we got for Xbox One. It was a fantastic program. Enhanced Original Xbox games looked great, played great, and were from an era where games were generally more about fun than telling a "cinematic story". Black, Panzer Dragoon Orta, Ninja Gaiden, and Crimson Skies were the standouts. Great games made even better through the enhancement program. But so many games were left behind that could have been legendary. Gunvalkyrie, Brute Force, Jet Set Radio Future (yeah, music, I know), and many others were just on the cusp of greatness, held back only by CRT requirements of the day or memory limitations. Many of those games can easily embarrass today's AAA games when it comes to entertainment value.
Microsoft's announcement that their next gen system will include 100% backwards compatibility for all previous generations suggets that they will be using platforum emulation, thus negating the need for re-upping licenses. This is a good thing if you just want to play the games as the original machines ran them, but Xbox One made those old games better. Much better.
 

zcaa0g

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Agreed. I think they may be done. I thought 3 weeks in a row with no new BC titles before E3 was because of E3. That now doesn't appear to be the case.
 
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wipeout364

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Maybe they are saving them for the next inside Xbox since they blew an awful lot of announcements on this conference. I am hopeful we will get some more releases.
 
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intbal

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I'm guessing the flow of X360 games will continue for about another year, although perhaps at a reduced frequency (and probably not prime titles).
I get nothing out of those, though. I have an Xbox One S. It doesn't enhance 360 games. Same resolution, same framerates (a few exceptions) and sometimes they actually perform worse on the X1S. My actual Xbox 360 is a very late model and still runs great. So Original Xbox games were really all I cared about.
 

Godzilla Emu

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Today's a sad day.
For those of us wanting more OG Xbox games, anyway.

With no new BC announcements at E3, none at all for 13 months, and a report from an insider (EvilBoris) that no games are being worked on, I think everyone has to agree that MS has ended their Xbox One backwards compatibility efforts for Original Xbox games.
33 games out of 1047 was all we got for Xbox One. It was a fantastic program. Enhanced Original Xbox games looked great, played great, and were from an era where games were generally more about fun than telling a "cinematic story". Black, Panzer Dragoon Orta, Ninja Gaiden, and Crimson Skies were the standouts. Great games made even better through the enhancement program. But so many games were left behind that could have been legendary. Gunvalkyrie, Brute Force, Jet Set Radio Future (yeah, music, I know), and many others were just on the cusp of greatness, held back only by CRT requirements of the day or memory limitations. Many of those games can easily embarrass today's AAA games when it comes to entertainment value.
Microsoft's announcement that their next gen system will include 100% backwards compatibility for all previous generations suggets that they will be using platforum emulation, thus negating the need for re-upping licenses. This is a good thing if you just want to play the games as the original machines ran them, but Xbox One made those old games better. Much better.
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You're right.

That was a great E3 conference overall, but it seemed to passively and silently, announce the death of the back compat program. Where's my PGR and Mech Assault Microsoft? Where are my new 4k enhanced X360 titles? :messenger_confused:
 
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jshackles

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Also feeling a bit disappointed we didn't see more about BC. I would have even liked to see them mention BC in the Scarlett reveal video.
 

intbal

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UC2 had an unlocked framerate. At high resolution and 60fps, it ought to be the best looking BC title.
 

RPGCrazied

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Literally bought my Xbox One for this program. lol. Mainly for Lost Odessey and Blue Dragon. Still hoping MagnaCarta 2 gets on here sometime. Its not a bad game.
 
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cireza

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I would have greatly preferred Unreal Champ 1 especially if the game ran at 60fps through BC.
 

jshackles

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End of an era guys, last backwards compatibility announcements (ever? this gen?)

Happy that includes Infinite Undiscovery, Enchanted Arms, and Star Ocean.
 
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ipukespiders

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All original XBOX splinter cell games are coming.
8 original XBOX
15 360 games including free Too Human.
Then the program is done.
 

jshackles

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How did this not make the cut for the conference?
Announcing the end of the program was probably too much of a downer for their main presser.
 
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ipukespiders

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Armed and Dangerous
Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Double Agent
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict

XBOX 360
Asura’s Wrath
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
Enchanted Arms
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Far Cry Classic
Far Cry Instincts Predator
Infinite Undiscovery
Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie
Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands
Skate
Star Ocean: The Last Hope
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
Syndicate
Too Human
Unreal Tournament III

Newly Enhanced

Banjo-Kazooie
Banjo-Kazooie Nuts & Bolts
Banjo-Tooie
Kameo Elements of Power
Perfect Dark
Perfect Dark Zero
Viva Piñata
Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise
 
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jshackles

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JohnnyFootball

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Armed and Dangerous
Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Double Agent
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict

XBOX 360
Asura’s Wrath
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
Enchanted Arms
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Far Cry Classic
Far Cry Instincts Predator
Infinite Undiscovery
Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie
Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands
Skate
Star Ocean: The Last Hope
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
Syndicate
Too Human
Unreal Tournament III

Newly Enhanced
Banjo-Kazooie
Banjo-Kazooie Nuts & Bolts
Banjo-Tooie
Kameo Elements of Power
Perfect Dark
Perfect Dark Zero
Viva Piñata
Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise
Excellent list. Very pleased to see Aal the original Xbox Splinter Cells on that list including Double Agent.
 
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CRUNT

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Yeah damn bittersweet update being the last one. Still many good games that didn't get in. I hope they will continue in some way with Scarlett.
 
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