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All The Xbox Backwards Compatibility Games

Looking to see if one of your favorite classic Xbox games is backwards compatible on newer systems? This list will let you know which game made the cut.


One of the major aces up the sleeve of Xbox has been its focus on backwards compatibility. Announced all the way back at E3 2015, backwards compatibility on the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S covers a large chunk of the original Xbox and Xbox 360 library of games, mixing together a highlight reel of classic titles across a wide variety of genres.

Even better, a number of these games also sport several additional features at no extra charge. As detailed in our Xbox backwards compatibility guide, improvements to frame rate, load times, and image quality can be found on dozens of titles, and if you own them on disc or digitally, you won't have to pay to play these games.

It's worth noting that several of the games below have received remasters and have been bundled into dedicated collections over the years. Several Halo games for example are only playable from disc, but their digital versions can be downloaded through the Master Chief Collection. A rare handful of games are only available digitally, some are region-exclusive, and other games have been delisted over the years.

With the Xbox backwards compatible program having concluded, the library of retro games is a strong collection of greatest hits and quirky indies. We've gathered them all up below, so if you're looking to see if a specific game is compatible on your Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S console, remember that CTRL+F is your friend here.


Advent Rising
Armed and DangerousIncludes all DLC
Battlefield 2: Modern CombatDisc only
Blinx: The Time Sweeper
BloodRayne 2
Chicken Little
Conker: Live & Reloaded
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
Dead or Alive 3
Dead or Alive Ultimate
Dead to RightsDigital version only in US, disc only in Europe
Destroy All Humans!
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Full Spectrum Warrior
Fuzion Frenzy
Grabbed by the Ghoulies
Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasAutomatically upgraded to 360 version
Hunter: The Reckoning
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb
Jade Empire
The King of Fighters NeowaveUS only
Max Payne
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
MX Unleashed
Ninja Gaiden BlackDigital only
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee
Otogi: Myth of Demons
Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors
Panzer Dragoon Orta
Panzer Elite Action: Fields of GloryEurope only
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Red Dead Revolver
Red Faction II
Secret Weapons Over Normandy
Sid Meier's Pirates!
Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
Star Wars: BattlefrontIncludes all DLC
Star Wars: Battlefront IIIncludes all DLC
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
Star Wars: Knights of the Old RepublicIncludes all DLC
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
Star Wars: Republic CommandoIncludes all DLC
Star Wars: Starfighter Special Edition
TimeSplitters 2
TimeSplitters: Future Perfect
Tom Clancy's Splinter CellIncludes all DLC
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryIncludes all DLC
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora TomorrowIncludes all DLC
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict

Xbox 360

0 Day Attack on Earth
3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures
50 Cent: Blood on the SandDisc only
A Kingdom for Keflings
A World of Keflings
Ace Combat 6: Fires of LiberationDisc only
Aces of the Galaxy
Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom
Aegis Wing
Age of Booty
AirMech Arena
Alan Wake
Alan Wake's American Nightmare
Alice: Madness Returns
Alien Hominid HD°
Aliens vs. Predator
Altered Beast
Anomaly: Warzone Earth
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?: Make the GradeDisc only
Army of Two
Assassin's Creed
Assassin's Creed II
Assassin's Creed IIIDisc only
Assassin's Creed Liberation HD
Assassin's Creed IV: Black FlagDisc only
Assassin's Creed: BrotherhoodDisc only
Assassin's Creed: Revelations
Assassin's Creed Rogue
Assault Heroes 2
Asteroids & Deluxe
Asura's Wrath
Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth
Axel & PixelUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Babel RisingUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Band of Bugs
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
Bankshot Billiards 2
Batman: Arkham OriginsDisc only
BattleBlock Theater
Battlefield 1943
Battlefield 2: Modern CombatDisc only
Battlefield 3
Battlefield: Bad Company
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Battlestations: Pacific
Battlestations: Midway
Beat'n Groovy
Beautiful Katamari
Bejeweled 2
Bejeweled 3
Bellator: MMA Onslaught
Beyond Good & Evil HD
Binary Domain
Bionic Commando Rearmed 2
BioShock 2
BioShock Infinite
Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWIIDisc only
Blood Knights
Blood of the WerewolfUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
BloodRayne: Betrayal
Blue Dragon
Bomberman Live: Battlefest
Boom Boom Rocket
Bound by Flame
BorderlandsAll DLC available as a free download
Borderlands 2
Brain Challenge
Brave: The Video Game
Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway
Brütal Legend
Bullet Soul
Bullet Soul -Infinite Burst-
Bully: Scholarship Edition
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
Burnout ParadiseDisc only
Burnout RevengeXbox 360 version only
Cabela's Alaskan AdventuresDisc only
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013Disc only
Cabela's Hunting ExpeditionsDisc only
Cabela's Survival: Shadows of KatmaiDisc only
Call of Duty: Advanced WarfareDisc only
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Call of Duty: GhostsDisc only
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Call of Duty: World at War
Call of Duty 2
Call of Duty 3
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
Call of Juarez: The Cartel
Capcom Arcade Cabinet
Cars Mater-National Championship
Cars 2: The Video Game
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Castle Crashers
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
The CaveUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Centipede & Millipede
Child of Eden
Cloning Clyde
Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley
Comix Zone
Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – Commander's Challenge
Commanders: Attack of the Genos
Condemned: Criminal Origins
Costume Quest
Costume Quest 2
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Crackdown 2
Crazy Taxi
Crysis 2
Crysis 3
Crystal Defenders
Crystal Quest
Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram
Dante's Inferno
Dark Souls
Dark Void
The Darkness
The Darkness II
Darksiders IIDisc only
Daytona USA
de Blob 2
Dead or Alive 4
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
Dead Rising 2: Case West
Dead Space
Dead Space 2
Dead Space 3
Dead Space Ignition
Deadfall Adventures
Deadliest Warrior: The GameDigital only
Deadliest Warrior: LegendsDigital only
Deadly PremonitionDisc only
Death by Cube
DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue
Defense Grid: The AwakeningUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's CutDisc only
Dig Dug
DiRT 3Disc only
DiRT: ShowdownDisc only
Discs of Tron
Disney Universe
Divinity II
Domino Master
Doom II
Doom 3: BFG EditionDisc only
Doritos Crash Course
Double Dragon: Neon
Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age II
Dragon's Lair
Driver: San FranciscoDisc only, but still available for download if you bought it digitally originally
DuckTales Remastered
Duke Nukem Forever
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
Dungeon Siege III
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
Earth Defense Force 2017
Earth Defense Force 2025
Earthworm Jim HDUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Elements of Destruction
Enchanted Arms
Encleverment Experiment
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Escape Dead Island
Every Extend Extra Extreme
F1 2014
Fable Anniversary
Fable Heroes
Fable II
Fable II Pub Games
Fable III
Faery: Legends of Avalon
Fallout 3
Fallout: New Vegas
Far Cry Classic
Far Cry 2
Far Cry 3
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
Far Cry Instincts: Predator
F.E.A.R.Disc only
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
F.E.A.R. 3
F.E.A.R. FilesDisc only
Feeding Frenzy
Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown
Fight Night Champion
Fighting Vipers
Final Fantasy XIII
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Final Fight: Double ImpactUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
The First Templar
Forza HorizonDisc only
Foul Play
Fret Nice
Frogger 2
From Dust
Frontlines: Fuel of War
FuelDisc only
FunTown Mahjong
Galaga Legions
Galaga Legions DX
Garou: Mark of the Wolves
Gatling Gears
Gears of War
Gears of War 2
Gears of War 3
Gears of War: Judgment
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime
Ghostbusters: The Video Game
Gin Rummy
Girl Fight
Go! Go! Break Steady
Goat Simulator
Golden Axe
Golf: Tee It Up!
Grand Theft Auto IV and Expansion Episodes
Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasDisc only
Greg Hastings Paintball 2Disc only
Grid 2Disc only
Grid Autosport
Guardian Heroes
Gunstar Heroes
Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax
Halo 3Disc only
Halo 3: ODST Campaign EditionDisc only
Halo 4Disc only
Halo: Combat Evolved AnniversaryDisc only
Halo: ReachDisc only
Halo: Spartan Assault
Halo WarsDisc only
Hard Corps: Uprising
Hardwood Backgammon
Hardwood Hearts
Hardwood Spades
Harms Way
Haunted House
Heavy Weapon
Hexic HD
Hexic 2
Hitman: Absolution
Hitman: Blood Money
Hitman HD Trilogy
Hydro Thunder Hurricane
I Am Alive
Infinite Undiscovery
Injustice: Gods Among Us
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos
Iron BrigadeUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Islands of Wakfu
Jeremy McGrath's OffroadUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Jet Set Radio HD
Jetpac Refuelled
Jewel Quest
Joe Danger: Special Edition
Joe Danger 2: The Movie
Joy Ride Turbo
Jurassic Park: The GameDisc only
Just CauseXbox 360 version only
Just Cause 2
Kameo: Elements of Power
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
Killer Is Dead
Kingdoms of Amalur: ReckoningDisc only
The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match
The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match
King of Fighters: Sky Stage
The King of Fighters XIII
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Lazy Raiders
Left 4 DeadDisc only
Left 4 Dead 2Disc only
LEGO Batman: The Videogame
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues
Lego The Lord of the RingsDisc only
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Lode Runner
Lost Odyssey
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition
Lost Planet: Colonies
Lost Planet 2
Lost Planet 3
Lumines LIVE
Luxor 2
Madballs in Babo: Invasion
Mad TracksUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Mafia II
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the PlaneswalkersUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012Unavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013Unavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014Unavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Marathon 2: Durandal
Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death
Mars: War Logs
Mass Effect
Mass Effect 2
Mass Effect 3
Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond
The Maw
Max Payne 3
Medal of Honor: Airborne
Meet the Robinsons
Mega Man 9
Mega Man 10
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - HD Edition
Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug XX
Midnight Club: Los Angeles
Midway Arcade Origins
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
Military Madness: Nectaris
Mini Ninjas
Mirror's Edge
The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom
Missile Command
Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine
Monday Night Combat
Monopoly Deal
Monopoly Plus
Moon Diver
Mortal KombatDisc only
Mortal Kombat vs. DC UniverseDisc only
Motocross MadnessUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Mr. Driller Online
Ms. Pac-Man
Ms. Splosion Man
Mutant Storm Empire
Mutant Storm Reloaded
MX vs. ATV Alive
MX vs. ATV Reflex
MX vs. ATV Untamed
NBA Jam: On Fire Edition
NeoGeo Battle Coliseum
New Rally-X
NiGHTS into Dreams...
Ninja Gaiden II
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
Of Orcs and Men
Omega FiveUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
Operation Flashpoint: Red RiverDisc only, available digitally on the Japanese Xbox marketplace
The Orange Box
Orcs Must Die!
The Outfit
Outpost Kaloki X
OverlordDisc only
Overlord II
Pac-Man Championship Edition
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX
Pac-Man MuseumUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Peggle 2
Perfect Dark
Perfect Dark Zero
Persona 4 Arena
Peter Jackson's King KongDisc only
Phantasy Star II
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
Pinball FX
Planets Under Attack
Plants vs. Zombies
Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants
Portal: Still Alive
Portal 2
Prince of PersiaDisc only
Prince of Persia Classic
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
PureDisc only
Putty Squad
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix
Puzzle Quest 2
Quake Arena Arcade
Quantum Conundrum
R-Type Dimensions
Radiant Silvergun
Raiden IV
RAW: Realms of Ancient War
Rayman 3 HD
Rayman Legends
Rayman Origins
Rayman Raving Rabbids
Red Dead Redemption
Red Faction: Armageddon
Red Faction: Battlegrounds
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Ridge Racer 6
RioDisc only
Risen 2: Dark Waters
Rock of Ages
Rocket Knight
Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis
R.U.S.E.Disc only
Rumble Roses XX
Runner2Unavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
Sacred 3
Sacred Citadel
Saints Row
Saints Row: Gat out of Hell
Saints Row 2
Saints Row: The Third
Saints Row IV
Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space
Sam & Max Save the World
Samurai Shodown II
Scrap Metal
Screwjumper!Unavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge
Sega Bass Fishing
Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.
(Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Super Hang-On, The Revenge of Shinobi)
Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe
(Golden Axe, II, III)
Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
(Wonder Boy in Monster Land, Wonder Boy in Monster World, Monster World IV)
Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
(Streets of Rage, 2, 3)
Sega Vintage Collection: ToeJam & Earl
(ToeJam & Earl and ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron)
Sensible World of Soccer
Shadow Assault: Tenchu
Shadow Complex
Shadows of the DamnedDisc only
Shank 2
Shotest Shogi
Shred Nebula
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution
Silent Hill: DownpourDisc only
Silent Hill HD Collection
Silent Hill: Homecoming
Sine Mora
Skate 2Disc only
Skate 3
Skullgirls: Encore
Skydive: Proximity Flight
Slender: The Arrival
Small Arms
Sniper Elite V2
Soltrio Solitaire
Sonic Adventure
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic & Knuckles
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
Sonic Generations
Sonic the Fighters
Sonic CD
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II
Sonic Unleashed
SoulCalibur II HD Online
South Park: The Stick of TruthDisc only
Space Ark
Space Giraffe
Space Invaders Infinity Gene
Spec Ops: The Line
The SplattersUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Splosion Man
SpongeBob SquarePants: Underpants Slam
SpongeBob’s Truth or Square
Star Ocean: The Last Hope
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
Steins;GateJapan only
Steins;Gate: Hiyoku Renri no DarlingJapan only
Steins;Gate: Senkei Kōsoku no PhenogramJapan only
Street Fighter IV
Stuntman: Ignition
Super Contra
Super Meat Boy
Super Puzzle Fighter II TurboDigital only
Super Street Fighter IVDisc only
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
Supreme Commander 2
SyberiaUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
SyndicateDisc only
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack
Tecmo Bowl Throwback
Tekken 6
Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Texas Hold 'Em
Thrillville: Off the Rails
Ticket to Ride
Time Pilot
Tom Clancy's EndWar
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.XDisc only
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
Tomb Raider: Anniversary
Tomb Raider: Legend
Tomb Raider: Underworld
Too Human
Tour de France 2009: The Official Game
Tour de France 2011
Tower Bloxx Deluxe
Toy Soldiers
Toy Soldiers: Cold WarUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Toy Story 3
Toy Story Mania!
Toybox Turbos
Trials EvolutionUnavailable on Xbox marketplace due to delisting
Trials HD
Triggerheart Exelica
Trine 2Original Xbox 360 version delisted
Tron: Evolution
Tropico 4
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon
Ultra Street Fighter IVDisc only
Unbound Saga
Unreal Tournament III
Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment
Virtua Fighter 2
Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
Cyber Troopers Virtual-OnJapan only
Viva Piñata
Viva Piñata: Party Animals
Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead: Michonne
The Walking Dead: Season Two
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
Wolfenstein 3D
Word Puzzle
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
XCOM: Enemy Within
Yosumin! Live
Zone of the Enders HD Collection
Zuma's Revenge!
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