Full List of Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games (So Far)

There will be "hundreds" by the time the service launches in full this fall.

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With the introduction of Gears of War 1 and Shadow Complex today for Xbox One backwards compatibility and plans for more Gears games in the future, the list of supported games has risen to more than two dozen. The service is available now only for Xbox One Preview Program members (available by invite only), but when it rolls out publicly this fall, there will be "hundreds" of available titles.

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While Microsoft has not yet published the final list (it's only August, after all), we have already learned close to 30 of the games that will be available.

Check out the list below, but be aware that the list is subject to change. Be sure to bookmark this page, as we'll keep updating it throughout the year.

Don't see your favorite game here? Head to the Xbox Feedback website and let Microsoft know what game you want to see added to the list. The most-requested game right now is Call of Duty: Black Ops II--which Snoop Dogg might have something to say about.

The Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 during the week of E3, something that Microsoft thinks is at least partially attributable to backwards compatibility.

Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles (As of September 4):

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Would anyone please be able to invite me to the preview program. My gamertag is LuNaTiC KaL El.

Thanks!

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Could you please invite me to preview program. My gamertag is DarkWeb1690. Thank you

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Could you please invite me to preview program. My gamertag is DarkWeb1690. Thank you

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Yes, yes, I already Rare Replay.

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Was really hoping for RDR one of the first. If anyone would be kind enough to invite me to betas, I'd really appreciate it.

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@shagadelictruth: my gamer tag is BeGoku

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That is a short list. And the worst about it is that the ratio of AAA games is lower than I expected... Keep working on those several hundred titles Microsoft!

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@Banyek: agreed... the list is shockingly short, and aren't some non-retail? Until the list lengthens significantly, I can't get too excited about this functionality... my 360 trumps it

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I'd love an invite, if possible. JCizzle93 is my GT.

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Why buy Rare Replay when you have Xbox One backwards Comparability?

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If anyone wants an invite, add and message me on Xbox. I'll invite when I get home in a couple hours. GT: SpiffiestSpiff

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Can someone invite me

Dcw7331

Thanks

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If someone could invite me I would be very grateful. My gt is EmptySoul 505

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I would be extremely grateful if one could throw an invite my way! GT is same as Username.

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@deezwashere31: I invited you. It may take a day or two for you to get your invite though.

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@businesspigeon: hey man anyway you could invite me. My gt is DarKWeb1690

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@businesspigeon: awesome Tysm

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Can anyone invite me to the preview program my gt is dj spud nzl and hit us a invite if you want 2 jam some xbox

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@djspud: I've sent you some instructions on XBL ;-)

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Meh...

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Wow nothing anyone is playing now. Who is running microsoft games? They are destroying gaming and should be fired immediately.

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@greenshadow222: What....the....****.....sort of people comment like you?

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@greenshadow222: They're obviously saving all of the good shit for the release.

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@greenshadow222: Over react much? I'm glad to hear that you have personally polled every gamer in the world and know what games everyone is playing.

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It'd be cool to get in on the preview program. Im more curious about win 10 on xbox....as well as testing some of my games for backwards compatibility

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Left 4 Dead! Left 4 Dead! Left 4 Dead!

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@therealeu: Yes, Yes, Yes!!!

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Either way, I can't wait. Wish I could get into the preview program, I just don't know anyone who can invite me (btw anyone reading this who would be awesome enough to throw a fellow gamer a bone please invite Wolvklaw and somehow I will repay that hospitality). The game list is so far a blah but I know it will hit all the major ones (Major RPG's like Skyrim, Witcher 2, etc). I have missed playing many of those classics. Still a great move, especially since digital purchasing has finally become something worthwhile. Its nice to know my investments into games I own digitally on the 360 carry forward with the one. I get that to some its a step backwards, but when you buy a game digitally, this kinda should of been a no brainer. I have found myself buying more and more game digitally on the one. Just anxious to be able to add classics to the xbox one. I never played the WItcher 2, after playing the WItcher 3 and then reading all of the books, I want to go back. Plus Fallout 3 and Skyrim are always a joy. Just truly a great move by Microsoft to do this.

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@wolvklaw: I sent you a message through Xbox Live. I can get you into the preview program if you still want to...

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@muscled_furball: can you add me bro my gamertag is dj spud nzl

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Sloppy reporting. It's obvious that Rainbow Six Vegas 1 & 2 are planned since they announced at E3 the backwards compatible versions would be bundled in with the new game. Also, Major Nelson Tweeted from Gamescom that Shadow Complex is confirmed for BC at launch.

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please send me a Preview invite, GT is Nowitzki25

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The 360 had backwards compatibility for about half of the original Xbox titles. I still like to fire up a few of those games every now and then on my 360.

Anyone know if these games will be supported on the One?

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Holy Moly, BOTH Viva Pinatas? Thanks Microsoft!

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@ender707: This calls for a fiesta!

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Come on Fight Night Champion.

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Love the idea of BC, but this is a pathetic list of games. Outside of gears, I cant see much to invest time in. What is really annoying is that they have a site where you can vote on what games you wanted to see first, and none of those leaders are on here except Gears.

I think this speaks to a bigger problem that I have not seen mentioned much. Just because BC is available, doesn't mean that the games will work. I guarantee games like Blops 2, Bad Company 2, Halo 1 - 4, etc, any game that requires servers (read here: all multiplayer games), wont be coming any time soon, and even if they do, wont be playable. Unless Microsoft has crafted a deal where they provide the server support (Azure / Cloud), why would companies pay money to support and maintain old games, I don't see the business driver here.

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@gamersince78: These are just what's available right now for preview members the program won't officially launch till november with over 100 games

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@gamersince78: What are you on about? This isn't the finished list, this is mostly what is currently available for preview members with a few we know are planned. Also, the games use the exact same servers as the 360 originals. Xbone BC has crossplay with native Xbox 360 users.

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Would anyone please invite me to the programme really want to play the gears of war games. My Gamertag is Naismith99

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Would anyone be willing to send me a Preview invite? GT is buzmeister92

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I'm really hoping red dead redemption gets put on here too and I'm hoping that reach will be put on considering its in the picture

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@kiteashigh: Im sure most of the Halo games will make it(Im positive Reach & Halo 3 will)

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@McGuirex3: sorry it must have glitched it only showed one on my screen when I posted it