Xbox One officially becomes backwards compatible with Xbox 360 this Thursday (12/11/15) but don’t rush to buy up old 360 games just yet!
As Xbox Preview Program members will be aware, Microsoft has enabled backwards compatibility (in limited capacity) on the Xbox One. For the past few months, Preview members have been testing out the Xbox 360 emulator app, on the Xbox One, allowing them to play Xbox 360 games on Microsoft’s new generation console.
Unfortunately not all titles will work when the App launches to the public in full this Thursday but they have released the full list of games that will work if you either own a physical or a digital copy.
If you own a disc, simply load the disc into your console (after you’ve received the update) allow the game to install and get then launch the game as you would any other Xbox One game.
If you own a digital copy of one of the listed games, once you have the update you will find all your purchased Xbox 360 games in the ‘Ready to Install’ section of ‘My Games & Apps’.
Microsoft have said that while not all titles are compatible, they are taking suggestions for games to make backwards compatible next via Xbox Feedback.
For all the official info on Backwards Compatibility you can visit the official site here
Or check the full list of titles below
A Kingdom for Keflings
A World of Keflings
Alien Hominid HD
Assassin’s Creed II
Metal Slug 3
Asteroids & Deluxe
Metal Slug XX
Banjo Kazooie®: Nuts & Bolts
Might & Magic Clash of Heroes™
Monday Night Combat
Monkey Island: Special Edition
Bellator: MMA Onslaught
Monkey Island 2: Special Edition
Beyond Good & Evil HD
Ms. Splosion Man™
Blood of the Werewolf
Mutant Blobs Attack!!!
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
Call of Juarez® Gunslinger
NiGHTS into dreams…
Operation Flashpoint™: Dragon Rising
Pac-Man: Championship Edition™
Centipede & Millipede
Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+
Condemned: Criminal Origins
Perfect Dark Zero
Deadliest Warrior: Legends
Phantom Breaker:Battle Grounds
Defense Grid: The Awakening
Plants vs. Zombies
Prince of Persia
Discs of Tron
Rayman 3 HD
Dungeon Siege III
Earthworm Jim HD
Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.
Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe
Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown
Gears of War
Gears of War 2
Sonic The Hedgehog
Gears of War 3
Sonic The Hedgehog 2
Gears of War: Judgment
Sonic The Hedgehog 3
Super Meat Boy
Halo: Spartan Assault
Supreme Commander 2
Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas
Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas 2
South Park: The Stick of Truth™
Toy Soldiers: Cold War
Joy Ride Turbo
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon
Just Cause 2
Kameo™: Elements of Power
Viva Piñata: Trouble In Paradise
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
What Xbox 360 games are you excited to get back to? Did your favourite game not make the list? Be sure to tell us in the comments section!
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