ESPN NFL 2K5, Freedom Fighters lead 360 BC update

Microsoft updates backward-compatibility list with 80-plus games, bringing total to more than 450.

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When the Xbox 360's major fall dashboard update arrives next week, gamers will be able to download a select number of original Xbox games for $15. However, that doesn't mean Microsoft is abandoning backward-compatibility software emulation outright. The publisher today added more than 80 games to the Xbox 360's backward-compatibility list, which brings the total number of original Xbox games playable on Microsoft's current-generation system to more than 450.

One of the largest updates yet, today's addition includes a number of well-reviewed legacy games. Notable additions include Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, Burnout 2: Point of Impact, Colin McRae Rally 2005, ESPN NFL 2K5, and Freedom Fighters. The update also includes a number of annualized sports titles from EA and Take-Two.

See below for a complete list of newly added backward-compatible games. A full list of games is available on Microsoft's official site.

2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
25 to Life
AMF Bowling 2004
Apex
Arena Football
Armed and Dangerous
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance
Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu
Bionicle
Blade II
Blinx: The Timesweeper
Blitz: The League
Blood Omen 2
Blowout
Breakdown
Burnout 2: Point of Impact
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2
Championship Manager 2006
Colin McRae Rally 2005
Crime Life: Gang Wars
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2
Dungeons & Dragons Heroes
ESPN College Hoops 2K5
ESPN NFL 2K5
Fantastic 4
FIFA 06 Soccer
Fight Night: Round 3
Final Fight: Streetwise
Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone
Freedom Fighters
Freestyle Street Soccer
Future Tactics: The Uprising
Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee
Godzilla: Save the Earth
GoldenEye Rogue Agent
Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball Max'd
High Heat MLB 2004
Hunter: The Reckoning
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb
MLB Slugfest Loaded
MVP Baseball 2003
MVP Baseball 2004
NASCAR Thunder 2002
NASCAR Thunder 2003
NBA 2K3
NBA Ballers
NBA Inside Drive 2002
NBA Street V3
NCAA College Basketball 2K3
NCAA March Madness 2005
NCAA March Madness 2006
NFL 2K2
NFL 2K3
NHL 2005
NHL 2K3
NHL Hitz Pro
Nightcaster: Defeat the Darkness
NTRA Breeders Cup: World Thoroughbred Championships
Playboy: The Mansion
RLH Hunt or Be Hunted
Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown
Rocky
Rugby 2006
Shattered Union
Shrek Super Party
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
Starsky & Hutch
Syberia II
Tecmo Classic Arcade
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Test Drive
The Bard's Tale
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
The Guy Game
The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
Thousand Land
Thrillville
Tom and Jerry in War of the Whiskers
Turok: Evolution
Van Helsing
WarPath
Worms 3D
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