Xbox One Backwards Compatibility News & Updates: More Games Hits Microsoft's Program; Will This Be The Better Edge Of The Company?

By Dannel Picaccio Camille Perez Lozano , Updated Nov 09, 2016 06:00 AM EST
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The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program has introduced a new series of games to be playable on the said hardware. Given that Microsoft has already done monumental work in making other classic games come to life in the latest version, a few more would not hurt - especially with the successes beforehand.

As there has been quite the ovation and positive reviews for the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program, Microsoft chooses to take the success further and adds more Xbox 360 classics to the list. For those unaware, the said program permits players who own an existing console brand version to play those made for the previous version.

According to a Twitter post by Xbox's Larry Hryb, two more games are entering the said Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program, namely "Guardian Heroes" and "Operation Flashpoint: Red River." For the sake of information, "Guardian Heroes" was made for the Xbox Live Arcade port from the 1996 Sega Genesis beat-em-up, whereas the sequel "Operation Flashpoint: Red River" follows the also now backward compatible "Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising."

Previous reports stated that other Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games include BioWare's "Mass Effect 2" and "Mass Effect 3," which before them came "RAGE" and "The Orange Box." Others such as "LIMBO" and "Blue Dragon" were also added earlier on, joined by "Shred Nebula" and "Killer Is Dead." As for the other titles to potentially join the mix, speculations state "Call of Duty: Black Ops 2," "Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" and "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" respectively.

As many can agree, the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program is the main advantage being held by Microsoft against the ever growing PlayStation 4 popularity. Given that Sony is already viable to utilizing the VR headset, the entire team at Xbox may be putting in more high-end games to their list which for the time being is doing them quite marvelously.

What other surprises will the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program bring forth? Stay locked for more news and updates here at GamenGuide.

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