Ubisoft teases a ton of backwards compatible Xbox One titles

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Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Xbox One Backward Compatibility (Image credit: Windows Central)

Xbox One's backwards compatibility announcement took the internet by storm at this year's E3, and the feature continues to make headlines.

Ubisoft has been on the list of Xbox One's backwards compatibility supporters since day one. Xbox One versions of Rainbow Six Siege will come bundled with the Xbox 360's Rainbow Six Vegas and Rainbow Six Vegas 2. Recently, it seems as though they've given us a glimpse at other Ubisoft Xbox 360 titles making the leap.

Ubisoft Mexico posted this image, captioning it with "What Xbox 360 game from Ubisoft would you like to be compatible with the Xbox One?".

The image includes the following sizable game selection, implying that nothing is off the table for Ubisoft's support of backwards compatibility.

  • Assassin's Creed
  • Assassin's Creed 2
  • Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
  • Assassin's Creed Revelations
  • Assassin's Creed 3
  • Beyond Good & Evil
  • Call of Juarez
  • Driver: San Francisco
  • EndWar
  • Far Cry 2
  • Far Cry 3
  • Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
  • HAWX
  • Prince of Persia
  • Rainbow Six Vegas
  • Rayman Origins
  • Splinter Cell Blacklist
  • Splinter Cell: Double Agent

Ubisoft head Yves Guillemot has praised the programme previously at an earnings call back in July:

..."It's good news for gamers that Microsoft was able to work on the compatibility aspect. They expect to come with 100 titles quite quickly, so that's really good news."...

In the same call, he teased that Xbox 360 Splinter Cell games could also make the jump to Xbox One, thanks to backwards compatibility.

..."It will help some of the brands, like Splinter Cell for us, to come to Xbox One, which is great."...

Considering Phil Spencer's recent tease for backwards compatibility with the original Xbox, we could even see the original Splinter Cell on Xbox One someday. Merci beaucoup Ubisoft.

As always, you should lodge your Xbox One backwards compatibility requests at the voting site here. I'm hoping Mass Effect 2 and 3 make the cut for the official launch, expected this fall. What Xbox 360 titles do you want to see on the Xbox One? Hit the comments!

Source: ICXM

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  • Now an Xbox one seems more tempting than a playstation.
  • Just get the XB1. Stuff like this comes pretty often which makes XB1 a better value proposition especially since a PSN subscription is now required for PS4. I've been dual consoles up until PS3 and dropped PS4 because why bother.
  • Xbox one had more features then ps4.. Only now you are tempted?? Two words
    .. Xbox On!
  • ....Xbox won!!!
  • I wish they treated Windows Phone like they are doing for xbox now....
  • I would like all the titles that have been in the Summer of Arcade promo from past years. As well as Ubi's own RUSE. 
  • YEAH! All the Assassin's Creed! Nice! (Curious though...they didn't add Rogue...I wonder if a proper XB1 version is coming...) Though...great...there goes my social life...
  • As often as you comment here, I doubt you'll lose much...
  • You do know the day has 24h right? Now I'll let you in on a secret: I don't need more than 5 hours of sleep a day and I type pretty fast. Now I'll leave you to do the maths on how it's possible to be here and still have a social life ;)
  • That last sentence.... ....just my thoughts!!!! But when Altair, Ezio and Connor are calling, you got to answer that call!!! ;)
  • lol true...though the Mrs doesn't always go along with that :P
  • I still don't understand why some companies would opt not to have their games backwards compatible. I mean, unless you have a remake in the pipeline, why would you not want to expand the potential market for your game? Now if it required actual dev time on their end I could understand it but as far as I understand it it doesn't.
  • Some of them probably do have remakes in the pipeline, or at least, weak ports sold for full price (Activision's recent re-releases of Prototype and Dead Pool). The Xbox One backwards compatibility list is full of requests for Call of Duty... I guess Activision wants people to re-buy games they already own, and you have to expect that a lot of people will. Frustrating, but not unexpected. Forward-facing companies would rather spend the resources on new games over ports, thankfully, which is why they'll simply send their games to Microsoft to be kitted out for backwards compat.
  • I was under the impression that all of the Call of Duty games were weak ports with different names starting from Modern Warfare 2 and up. /s  
  • Haha, touche
  • All these remakes or remastered are crazy, I haven't bought the first one. I have a 360 for those games. Greedy ace companys want me to purchase games I already own/played. I understand revamped graphics and a few extra levels.... But just not worth it to me.
  • Beyond Good & Evil is a must.
  • Agreed! An odd sort of plot, but strangely awesome at the same time!
  • I can play Splinter Cell Double Agent again? Yes Hope Conviction makes it through.
  • Get me anything with Splinter Cell in the title. I'll be happy.
  • +100000000000
  • Lets hope i can bye these games from the xbox one store later
  • Thats a good question,though digital copies are compatible, but they currently need to be purchased via the website or on the 360.
  • What a turn around of MS. Remember when they said that Xbox One would require a constant internet connection? I'm glad that they started to listen.
  • The mad thing is that so many complained about needing the constant-on connection, but most consoles are connected to live all the time any way. Without Internet most of current consoles are just plain boring. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • The problem wasn't so much the needing to have an internet connection, it was more the fact that you were forced to "check in" constantly. Basically it would force you to turn on your console every day and many people do have lives and don't turn the console on everyday.
  • It wasn't going to make you do that. It was merely going to check in if you hadn't checked in within the past 24 hours. If you went on vacation for a week and unplugged your Xbox, it wasn't going to explode, it just would've required a check-in when you finally turned it on again a week later.
  • "if you went on vacation for a week and unplugged your Xbox, it would've required a checkin whej you turned it on again a week later" What if you wanted to play the Xbox games while you were on vacation, but didn't have a way go get WiFi? I go to a beach house during the summer for a week and there's no WiFi there.
  • It would've been the same, you wouldn't have been able to get new games or share games. But you would've still been able to play your games.
  • They didn't articulate a plan for this scenario, but I'm guessing they would've come up with something (mobile phone check-in, temporary 25-digit codes with limited uses, etc.). In short, there are possible solutions, but Microsoft did such a terrible job of explaining their vision that they never even got a chance to explain the nitty-gritty details.
  • Thats completely false. Don't make shit up because you're a Microsoft hater.
  • F**k yeah...my AC Collection on xbone! :D
  • Reach is the only game I'm really wanting to arrive. To many games coming in the One for me to bother going back to 360 titles.
  • Farcry 2.. LAN play with roommates..!! ;)
  • Skyrim and anything from the Armored Core Series
  • Bah, the Assassins Creed I want ia not listed: Rogue
  • Well...have you maybe wondered why? Perhaps to announce proper Xbox One/PS4 version of it alongside Syndicate? ;)
    (That's what I'm hopping at least)
  • I want Full House Poker
  • I sure hope Capcom (RE and Street Fighter series) and Activision (CoD) will allow their titles to be backward compatible. Those are by far the most important to me, and would mean I don't need to start up the 360 for much.
  • Some marvel vs capcom wouldn't be amiss to make up for the SFV shun
  • I want Halo: REACH before Halo 5 launches so I can do a full story run through the weekend before it launches.  Reach, CE, 2, ODST, 3, 4, 4 Spartan Ops.
  • I want to see Reach added to Halo MCC as DLC like ODST was.
  • Child of Eden better come too, Ubisoft, or I will initiate a letter-writing campaign that would make Andy Defrene jealous.
  • Splinter Cell!!!!! Oooh yes, hope they include Conviction too
  • Me too Conviction wasn't that bad.
  • Rayman origins and prin e of Persia..also sonic games from Sega would be awesome for my nephew
  • And look at that.... A bunch of Assassins Creed games are heavily discounted this week!
  • Why is backward compatibility such a huge thing? I reckon Play Station has had this feature since Play Station 2 right?
  • No...they had it on ps3 at launch then they decides to ditch it on future PS3s and then made a campaign to buy their old ps1/2 games and now there's a subscription needed to play entire ps3 collections or some rlly stupid shit which is nothing like backwards compatibility and really isn't as good. All reviewers say that
  • You reckon wrong. Playstation 4 doesn't have it, so it hasn't been a constant since PS2. It's a big thing to those that do not want to have to keep their old consoles but still want to play their old games.
  • Playstation 4 doesn't have this feature and likely never will, according to Sony. It's a big deal because 1. it allows people who owned an Xbox 360 to continue playing their games, 2. it provides those who never owned an Xbox 360 the ability to finally play the games they missed out on.
  • Original Xbox? That'd be awesome. I'd love to play Phantasy Star Online again. I'd even buy a Hunters License again. I'd also buy The Simpsons Road Rage.
  • Road Rage!!!! Lmao memories.
  • Yes please, I just want Black, Otogi 1&2, Shenmue 2, I could keep going, Jade Empire, Kotor 1&2..... So much, please Phil, make it happen.
  • Black was underrated for it's time.
  • Now add a 360 section to the xbox one store and let us start buying.
  • FC3: Blood Dragon? Please?
  • Yay! Now we're talking!
  • Isn't it awesome when a company listens to feedback? Thanks Microsoft and Ubisoft... :)
  • YESS!!! GHOST RECON!!!  Is anyone else excited to see Future Soldier and Advanced Warfighter!!?? CMON!!! Thanks UBISOFT!!
  • Why wouldn't game devs want to provide BC with their 360 games, unless they are giving the game enhancements to bring it up to XB1 capabilities. It just adds a longevity to sales for 360 games and besides, people would even love the idea of being nostalgic to play their beloved 360 game. Frankly I don't see a bad side to this at all. I hope other game developers/houses think likewise and allow the licensing pass onto XB1.
  • I really hope they get Rockstar Games onboard.. some GTA 4 , or San andreas would be great, also LA Noire and Red Dead Redemtion ,     other games (non Rockstar) I miss are Skate 2 and Virtual Fighter for instance .... but not enough to start up the old Xbox 360 often enough
  • rabbids(im still waiting for a compilation similar to their wii version that the printed) Posted via the Windows Central App for Android on WM10
  • Hopefully they're bringing "South Park: The Stick of Truth" over. It has a ton of ratings on the UserVoice. I hope they're paying attention.
  •    I'm very surprised that they haven't announced a new Splinter Cell game for the One. That's alway been a popular franchise on the 360.
  • My brother is surprised as well I miss that franchise.
  • It's sad, but every time I think of that awful Prince of Persia (2008) reboot for 360, I cringe. I wish they'd reboot the Sands of Time trilogy. I realize Assassin's Creed was inspired by it, but nothing beats the storytelling/platforming genius that was PoP: The Sands of Time.