Ever since Xbox One backward compatibility was announced, gamers have been asking for a few high-profile games. While the majority of requests revolve around the Call of Duty franchise, the Duke Nukem franchise has been other hot series. Today, Microsoft announced that The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, The Darkness, and Duke Nukem Forever are now backward compatible.
Backward compatibility opens Xbox One to a huge variety of games, spanning three generations of Microsoft's consoles. Despite hardware differences, it remains an outstanding feature, allowing a select library of older games to be played on Xbox One. While the majority of them are Xbox 360 titles, there are also some original Xbox games in there. To date, gamers have enjoyed well over a billion hours of backward compatible games, and the catalog now includes over five hundred Xbox 360 games alone.
The Darkness, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, and Duke Nukem Forever are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today (and all three are currently on sale) https://t.co/qPMRNs2ZLo pic.twitter.com/z4sEROLxUsThe Darkness, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, and Duke Nukem Forever are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today (and all three are currently on sale) https://t.co/qPMRNs2ZLo pic.twitter.com/z4sEROLxUs— Larry Hryb 🇺🇦 (@majornelson) December 4, 2018December 4, 2018
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is currently $3.99 for Xbox Live Gold members on the Microsoft Store.
The Darkness is currently $3.99 for Xbox Live Gold members on the Microsoft Store.
Duke Nukem Forever
Duke Nukem Forever is currently $3.99 for Xbox Live Gold members on the Microsoft Store.
Be sure to check out The Darkness in particular if you're a fan of dark action games. Many of these titles aren't just cult classics, they're also a lot of fun to play due to their unique gameplay.
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