Xbox One Backward Compatibility Latest News & Update: Three New Games Added to Game Library; 'Rage,' 'Killer is Dead,' 'Shred Nebula' Included

By Christian Ver Marcelo , Updated Oct 29, 2016 06:41 AM EDT
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The game library for the Xbox One just keeps expanding as time goes by with Microsoft introducing new games to the Backward Compatibility program. Just recently, the tech giant revealed three new titles playable through the flagship gaming console.

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Undoubtedly, the Xbox One offers one of the highest end gaming experiences currently available. Being the flagship offering from Microsoft, its premium specs and performance does not come as a surprise. However, the Xbox One did not support backward compatibility with Xbox 360 games when it was launched in 2013. This caused the public to clamor for the feature to save up on money get the most out of the console.

It was only in 2015 that the tech giant faced the issue and finally implemented the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. The console now supports hundreds of games that were originally playable through the Xbox 360, with plans of expanding to even the original Xbox. There are currently almost 300 games in the roster, with weekly updates for games to be added on the list. This week, three more titles are added to the game library.

Three New Xbox One Backward Compatible Games

Xbox Live Director of Programming and Community Manager Larry Hryb had once again tweeted about the new game titles to be added on the Xbox One Backward Compatibility library. First on the list is "RAGE." This is a first person shooting game set in a post-apocalyptic and dystopian Earth. The game costs $14.99 and was released on 2011.

Next on the Xbox One Backward Compatibility roster is "Killer is Dead." This super violent action game released in 2013 marries traditional sword weaponry with futuristic biomechanical equipment. It costs $19.99 on the Microsoft Store.

Lastly, there is "Shred Nebula." The 2008 multidirectional shooting video game costs $4.99. It follows a deep space dogfight and chase with advance weaponry, vehicles, and other equipment. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for more Xbox One Back Compatibility news and updates!

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