‘Call of Duty 2’ Latest News & Updates: Marked Improvements Noted On Xbox One Version

By Snooky Grawls , Updated Aug 26, 2016 12:38 PM EDT
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“Call of Duty 2” is best known as a game that could be played on the Xbox 360. The 2005 game was recently added to the backward compatibility program and has so far been doing good on the Xbox One.

With the Xbox One carrying better specs, there is no question that “Call of Duty 2” should perform better. However, not all Xbox 360 games which have been included in the backward compatibility program have turned out well.

Better performing as expected on the Xbox One

“Call of Duty 2” has a steadier frame-rate on the Xbox One based on the comparison made by Digital Foundry. When running on the Xbox 360, the first-person shooter game averages 30 frames per second. Under the Xbox One platform, that performance is doubled (60 fps) plus lesser frame rate drops.

With that revealed, it will be interesting if “Call of Duty 2” can follow the same success that “Call of Duty: Black Ops”. When the latter was added to the backward compatibility program, sales for the game spiked. Could this be the same route for “Call of Duty 2”?

Obviously, old Xbox 360 game titles will benefit immensely when added to the backward compatibility program. But the thing here is not all could be successful. Other than the “Call of Duty” titles, “Red Dead Redemption” profited as well.

So the question now is which games could be added and will they turn out well. Adding games to the backward compatibility program is not easy as most would think due to compatibility and other technical issues.

A lot of that falls on the shoulders of the game publishers. Most obviously want their game titles in the mix for the Xbox 360, that is unless they have a remastered edition ready for the higher Xbox One model.

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