Original Xbox listings surface ahead of Xbox One backward compatibility update

Microsoft is soon set to unveil a "big update" surrounding original Xbox backward compatibility for Xbox One, as a part of its monthly gaming news show, Inside Xbox. Set to air at 6:30 p.m. ET on April 10, many expect a new wave of compatible titles for the system, following an initial rollout late last year.

Although a few hours remain until an official announcement, new Xbox Marketplace listings have begun surfacing via the Xbox.com. New pages for The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (opens in new tab), Destroy All Humans (opens in new tab), MX Unleashed (opens in new tab) and Full Spectrum Warrior (opens in new tab) have been published, ahead of the impending announcement.

Similar leaks occurred leading up to the initial rollout of backward compatible titles, revealing three titles from the final lineup before an official announcement. With many of these games making their debut on digital storefronts, this is a likely a byproduct of preparing for online distribution beforehand.

There's a chance this isn't the final list of new titles hitting backward compatibility soon – many original Xbox titles are already listed on the Xbox Marketplace from the Xbox 360 era. Other previously-listed games could be on the way, alongside these new titles. For now, we'll have to wait for the full announcement.

Which titles would you like to see from original Xbox backward compatibility? Drop into the comments section below with your most anticipated titles.

Matt Brown

Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.

  • Loved me some Morrowind.
  • Jet Set Radio Future and Panzer Dragoon Orta please !
  • The two titles I want the most too.
  • These two definitely need to be included in the Xbox legacy support. I would even buy them again just to have the convenience of digital copies.
  • I swear
  • Dark Alliance I, II
  • I'm waiting for Splinter Cell Blacklist and Max Payne 3
  • Blinx 1 and 2.
  • Bring on Shenmue II and I'll start back using my Xbox One with the actual disc, just like all those years ago! I'd actually like to play NFL 2K5 as well, the last great football game from 2K Sports and I have that disc too.
  • Shenmue please 🙏🏻🙏🏻
  • Ooohhh! I can't wait to get back on DaH!
    Would love to see MechAssault!!!
  • Gauntlet on my OneX. No stuttering no matter how many goblins show up to party. Dragon's Lair.
  • Mafia 1, land of the dead, Stubb's the zombie, clone wars
  • Wishful thinking: NFL 2K5 would be a dream!
  • Yes bring nfl 2k5 and mvp baseball and nhl games
  • Simpsons Hit and Run & Gta San Andreas
  • I would like to see Sonic Heroes, Sonic Riders, and Shadow The Hedgehog on backward compatibility.
  • ATV Quad Power Racing 2 would be awesome, great sound track, fun times!!
  • still waiting for both MechAsaults to be on Xbox One