Another Xbox One Backward-Compatible Game Announced

Left 4 Dead 2 joins the ever-expanding list of Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One.


The rapid-fire addition of games to the list of Xbox 360 titles playable on Xbox One continues today, with Microsoft announcing that Left 4 Dead 2 can now be played on the console.

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The news comes courtesy of Xbox Live's Major Nelson, who shared on Twitter that Valve's cooperative zombie shooter has joined the backward-compatible list. It's the second Valve game to be added, following Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

This means you can now pop a Left 4 Dead 2 disc for Xbox 360 into an Xbox One and, following a small download, play it on the newer system. Alternatively, if you own (or purchase) a digital version, you can find it in the Ready to Download list of the My Games and Apps area.

Just yesterday, Halo Wars, SoulCalibur II, and The King of Fighters '98 all became backward compatible on Xbox One. Last week also saw two separate sets of additions, headlined by Assassin's Creed and Dark Souls.

Left 4 Dead 2 was among the highest vote-getters on the Xbox Feedback website, where fans can share which games they want to see made backward compatible on Xbox One. This doesn't always guarantee anything, as the most popular games on there--Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Skyrim, and Red Dead Redemption--still aren't available.

For a look of what's playable on Xbox One, check out the full list.

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