Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Is Not Coming To Xbox One Backwards Compatibility This Week
"Not true," Phil Spencer says.
Call of Duty fans hoping to see Black Ops II added to the Xbox One's backwards compatibility catalog this week are out of luck. Responding to a fan's question, Microsoft's Phil Spencer said on Twitter that rumors of the game joining the lineup this week are "not true." Someone else asked if Black Ops II might be added this month, but Spencer said he can't share that kind of information ahead of time.
"I can't comment on later releases on [third-party] games but rumors on this right now aren't true. Sorry. I wish I had better news for you," he said.
Black Ops II is the most-requested game for backwards compatibility on the Xbox Feedback site. It has more than 211,000 community votes, which is well ahead of the No. 2 game, Skyrim, which has 173,000. Votes on the Feedback site guarantee nothing, but clearly there is demand.
Call of Duty games make up four of the top five most-requested games to join the backwards compatibility lineup, with Modern Warfare 2 (168,000), Modern Warfare 3 (119,000), and Modern Warfare (114,000) rounding out the top five in terms of votes.
The Xbox One's backwards compatibility library has more than 320 games in it--you can see them all here.
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