Xbox One Gets 19 Backward Compatible Xbox Original Games
No doubt there is good news for Xbox fans who have followed the brand since its launch in 2001, as Microsoft announced the new Xbox Original games that will come to Xbox One via backwards compatibility, and there are many surprises.
Recently, we informed you about a list of leaks that included 4 games: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, Destroy All Humans!, MX Unleashed and Full Spectrum Warrior. However, the best news was announced this afternoon, when Microsoft revealed that the original titles of Star Wars: Battlefront, among others in the franchise, will arrive on Xbox One during this month. According to the company, they worked with Disney to make the licenses available again.
Bill Stillwell, one of the guys at Xbox backwards compatibility team, was on the latest broadcast of Inside Xbox to reveal a list that includes 19 Xbox Original games. So, there are great surprises like the original Star Wars games, but there are also several requests that came true, such as Conker: Live & Reloaded and Jade Empire.
As expected, the games will take advantage of the extra power of the current Xbox consoles, so they will receive visual improvements. The titles will arrive on different dates and you can see the complete list right away.
AVAILABLE FROM APRIL 17:
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Conker: Live & Reloaded
Blinx: The Time Sweeper
Hunter: The Reckoning
Panzer Dragoon Orta
AVAILABLE FROM APRIL 26:
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
Star Wars Battlefront
Star Wars Battlefront II
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
Star Wars: Republic Commando
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
Destroy All Humans!
Full Spectrum Warrior
Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory
Remember that if you have the discs of these games or even if you have the digital license you can download them without making any payment. On the other hand, they will also be available on the Microsoft Store for those who could not play them during its launch years ago.
During the broadcast, the company also revealed the new Xbox 360 backward compatible games that will receive visual improvements for Xbox One X.
— Xbox (@Xbox) April 10, 2018