Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Director of Programming, should be heaving a sigh of relief right now. Over the past few years — ever since Xbox One backward compatibility was announced — gamers have been asking him when Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 would be backward compatible.

Luckily, the day has arrived because Hryb just confirmed its availability through the program. Modern Warfare 2 is one of the best Call of Duty games ever made and even to this day its story holds up.

The story of Modern Warfare 2 picks up where the events of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare left off. The ultranationalist Russian leader Zakhaev has been eliminated, but it seems that his lieutenant, Vladimir Makarov, is an even bigger threat.

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Be sure to grab it on Amazon or the Microsoft Store soon. Usually physical copies shoot up in price if there's a lot of demand.

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