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Xbox One backwards compatibility feature update begins rolling out

Earlier this morning, Microsoft pulled the trigger on the New Xbox One Experience update. Now the company has started rolling out the second big update for the Xbox One, which will allow owners of the console to play over 100 older Xbox 360 games.

Just a reminder: Here is the initial list of Xbox 360 games that can be played on the Xbox One. People who own these games on disc can put them into the Xbox One and it will begin downloading to the console's hard drive. Gamers who have already bought digital versions of those games can refresh their Game Collection list and see those titles in their "Ready to install" queue.

  • A Kingdom for Keflings
  • A World of Keflings
  • Alien Hominid HD
  • Assassin's Creed II
  • Asteroids & Deluxe
  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Banjo-Tooie
  • BattleBlock Theater
  • Bejeweled 2
  • Bellator: MMA Onslaught
  • Beyond Good & Evil HD
  • Blood of the Werewolf
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal
  • Borderlands
  • Call of Juarez Gunslinger
  • Castle Crashers
  • CastleStorm
  • Centipede & Millipede
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins
  • Crazy Taxi
  • Deadliest Warrior: Legends
  • Defense Grid: The Awakening
  • DiRT 3
  • DiRT Showdown
  • Discs of Tron
  • Doom
  • Doom II
  • Dungeon Siege III
  • Earthworm Jim HD
  • Fable II
  • Fallout 3
  • Feeding Frenzy
  • Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown
  • Gears of War
  • Gears of War 2
  • Gears of War 3
  • Gears of War: Judgment
  • Golden Axe
  • Halo: Spartan Assault
  • Hardwood Backgammon
  • Hardwood Hearts
  • Hardwood Spades
  • Heavy Weapon
  • Hexic HD
  • Ikaruga
  • Jetpac Refuelled
  • Joy Ride Turbo
  • Just Cause 2
  • Kameo: Elements of Power
  • LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Lode Runner
  • LUMINES LIVE!
  • Mass Effect
  • Metal Slug 3
  • Metal Slug XX
  • Might & Magic Clash of Heroes
  • Mirror's Edge
  • Missile Command
  • Monday Night Combat
  • Monkey Island: Special Edition
  • Monkey Island 2: Special Edition
  • Ms. Splosion Man
  • Mutant Blobs Attack!!!
  • N+
  • NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
  • NiGHTS into dreams…
  • Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
  • Pac-Man: Championship Edition
  • Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+
  • Perfect Dark
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Phantom Breaker:Battle Grounds
  • Pinball FX
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Prince of Persia
  • Putty Squad
  • Rayman 3 HD
  • R-Type Dimensions
  • Sacred Citadel
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
  • Shadow Complex
  • Sonic CD
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 3
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Supreme Commander 2
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Torchlight
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  • Tron: Evolution
  • Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon
  • Viva Piñata
  • Viva Piñata: Trouble In Paradise
  • Wolfenstein 3D
  • Zuma

Microsoft plans to add to that list on a regular basis, with games like Halo Reach, Halo Wars, Call of Duty: Black Ops 1, Bioshock, Bioshock 2, Bioshock Infinite and Skate 3 already confirmed for future updates.

Source: Larry Hryb (Twitter)

44 Comments
  • Looking good
  • talking about the guy with the beard?
  • Yes!, ama check it out right now Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • When Tekken 6?
  • Tekken is a Playstation exclusive
  • Really? Damn it!! Oh well, MKX will have to do then...not exactly a hardship :-)
  • There is always Killer Instinct as well
  • Tekken 6 did come out on 360. Here's hoping it, along with the Street Fighter can help round out the fighting genre... Eventually.
  • Tekken 6 was on Xbox 360
  • Now your talking guys. Hadn't even considered Street Fighter, funkyG. That's a good shout.
  • Nice work MS. But ya still screwed me over with patch Tuesday breaking Outlook and then no win10mob build. Luckily I'm forgiving
  • Does Fallout 3 include the GOTY edition or only the base game?
  • I don't know, but I am going to test when I get home after work... given the patch applied already. I'll comment back once I have given it a go.
  • They have yet to push out dlc for any game
  • Base game
  • So excited
  • Put rainbow six disc in and it's telling me I need an 8.8gig update ???
  • Disc is just to verify ownership of the game. 8.8GB update is for download of the actual x86 version of the game.
  • Xbox One is running 360 OS. The download isn't running x86 games. This isn't like the emulation of xbox on the 360 which was per game. Lot of the delay is IP licenses from game devs to run on the Xbox One. This is bit of special ninja programming from MS.
  • Alan Wake would be cool. Yay to shadow complex
  • Cool
  • BEYOND GOOD & EVIL IS THE BEST.
  • How do I look at purchase history on my Xbox one? For 360 and one titles? Will we get a 360 store on the one?
  • No you have to buy online from Xbox.com or from an Xbox 360
  • Titles you already own digitally will show up in your ready to install section to the far right of your games list. To buy new games you need to do it on a 360 or the website. Although I would expect they will release a BC section in the store sometime. Only makes sense.
  • Except when I hide games from that list... Then what? Though in the nxe it seems like you can't hide/shorten the ready to install list
  • I thought the option was still there. I would assume if you hide it there you need to go to the store page to get it back? Not sure, haven't tried it.
  • Crazy Taxi for the win!!!
  • If only they licensed the same soundtrack as the dc/arcade version(as nice as the gc version is controls didn't translate) & of course the known landmarks pfk, pizza hut, levis, etc
  • Can't see it yet (UK)
  • No Fable 3... It doesn't make sense... Maybe they are working on a definitive edition of Fable 3?
  • No update finded!!!
  • Bioshock 2 is NOT confirmed for backwards compatibility, only Bioshock 1 and Infinite. you might wanna take that out
  • Please can anyone give me a heads up on this update size? Thanks
  • 1.154 GB according to Gamespot.
  • No flac support still
  • Yeah, coz thats REALLY what everyone wants.
  • Perfect dark zero installing, prince of Persia a no go. Thought id try the forgotten sands, nope. Is there any other PPO? I no longer have any other games on that list. Still hoping the add skyrim, tough I hear they ported fully to xb1.
  • Go viva pinata!
  • BOO!!!! we only got our update this mornig ( 13th In Australia ) a whole day behind
  • What about halo 4
  • Just buy the Halo Master Chief Collection 2nd hand and you get 1-4 for like $25  
  • Lol, I wonder how Phantom Breaker made the list. Either way, I'm totally gonna play it on Xbox One!
  • street fighter IV pleaseeeeeee