What you need to know

  • Several classic Rare games will be Xbox One X enhanced.
  • Will work with versions in the Rare Replay Collection.

The special E3 episode of Inside Xbox revealed that several classic Rare games will be getting Xbox One X enhanced very soon. This means that the original Xbox titles can leverage the power of the Xbox One X to run at a higher resolution and frame rate, improving overall performance dramatically.

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

According to Microsoft, Xbox One X enhancements will become available for all owners of the aforementioned games whether they bought them individually or have them as part of the Rare Replay bundle.

30 classic games

Rare Replay

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Rare Replay celebrates the company's 30th anniversary by compiling 30 classic Rare games in one package, from Banjo Kazooie, Perfect Dark, Viva Pinata, and much more. 10,000 gamerscore is availale, so if you're an achievement hunter, now's the time to jump in.

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