Call of Duty 2 heads to battle on the Xbox One via backwards compatiblity

Call of Duty 2 for the Xbox 360, one of the 2005 launch games for the console, is now playable on the Xbox One as well via its backward compatibility feature. The game's arrival was revealed on the Major Nelson Twitter page.

The World War II shooter became one of the most popular titles for the Xbox 360, with sales of 250,000 copies in its first week on the console, and a total of 2 million copies by January 2008. Developer Infinity Ward created an extensive single player campaign for Call of Duty 2, spanning four sections and letting the player control soldiers in the American, British and Soviet armies. It also has online multiplayer support for several gameplay modes, and Infinity Ward released a number of DLC map packs for the game as well.

If you don't already own Call of Duty 2 for the Xbox 360, you can purchase the digital copy for $19.99. Alternatively, you can purchase the disc version for $14.28 at Amazon.

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John Callaham