Next Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games Arrive

Three more games.


Three more Xbox 360 games are now playable on Xbox One by way of backwards compatibility.

On Twitter, Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb announced the newest additions: Aqua, Anomaly Warzone Earth, and Lazy Raiders. These were added to the program on June 7.

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These are the first new additions to the catalog this month. The latest arrival before this was SSX, which joined the backwards compatibility program on May 26.

Looking ahead, there are four games confirmed to be coming to the program but not delivered yet. These are BioShock, BioShock 2, BioShock Infinite, and Skate 3.

New games are added to the mix whenever they are ready, not on a set schedule. There are now more than 190 games in the Xbox One backwards compatibility lineup. You can see all of the Xbox 360 games you can currently play on an Xbox One here.

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People still play Xbox juan?

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I wonder if they announce RDR at E3, and if it will be free?

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Playing 360 games at worse than native performance... Yaaaaaay!

Still the most pointless and low quality BC ever implemented, ME1 hits 15FPS FFS, it sucks.

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Never heard of them lol.

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Yo, XCom: Enemy Within works too.

Adding it now, in fact.

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I've never heard of any of these. Not that it matters.

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Annnnnnnd still no Amped 3, it was such a great game.

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Red Dead Redemption....! I would love to play that on the One.

Nice to see BioShock in there! Hope is runs ok. Very surprised there was no remake of this for the XBOX One! What a missed money maker. I wold have bought collectors edition with another Big Daddy to add to the collection. Giddy Up. :).

Also the Dead Space games would be welcomed.

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Still replaying XCOM...damn, I missed that game....keep up the good work guys (still, never heard of these titles...but someone has and is likely enjoying them right now :) )

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"Fakeward" compatibility grows by three more broken full download, need internet and an account and sign in etc, enjoy living in hope and hype and in the future and never living in the here and now where it cant be held and tested and scrutinized xo

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@hotwog21: could be worse, could be forced into paying over thr odds for streaming rental games that require an even fast Internet connection, even though you already owned the games. Or better still Xbox should have added trophies and forced everyone to rebuy the games they already digitally bought last gen.

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@hotwog21: actually once it's downloaded you don't need the Internet. You still need the disc though

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@hotwog21: Man, that is a lot of bitterness.

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@hotwog21: Don't like it don't use it.

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They Keep adding new games but don't fix the bc with there own exclusives. Gears of war 2 and 3 barely run at like 10fps. So much for this bc.

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@129260: works mint on my X1. Probably helps to own one before making things up.

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@sladey: I don't know what to tell you. Single player is dropping frames like crazy. It's unplayable. Multiple people online also have this issue.

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Gear 2 & 3 work flawlessly on my X1. Perhaps you're trying to play them on your PS Bore? :P

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@SecretPolice: @sladey: I don't know what to tell you. Single player is dropping frames like crazy. It's unplayable. Multiple people online also have this issue.

Also very cute troll. Thanks for your non help.

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@129260: Make sure you let your xbox upload the saves to the cloud (turn your xbox one off and wait for the light to stop "breathing", then turn it back on. Then try this:

  1. Press and hold the power button on the front of the console until it powers down completely.
  2. Unplug the power cable from the back of the console so that the power brick in not connected to the console.
  3. Press the power button on the console three or four times. This will ensure that any remaining power in the battery is drained, clearing the cache on the console.
  4. Plug the power cable back into the console.
  5. Wait for the light on the power brick to change from white to orange.
  6. Turn on the console using the power button.

It wont destroy the data on your one, like installed games/dlc's but it will delete local saves, and "reserved data" and cache. Then try playing the game again. Whenever i encounter the problem your having, it works for me. I hope my way helps you. These directions were copied from activisions website of all places, but i have known for a while about this.

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@Travis_Crincoli: Thanks, I have done this. It's a digital copy of gears 2 and 3. I have tried reinstalling it etc. It still skips frames like crazy. No other bc game has this issue.

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Don't know what to tell ya, works perfect for me. Again, Gears will not work in PS Bore.

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Woopty do, still waiting on Skate 3 which I bought again as it was promised hmmm what 7 months ago.

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Those Bioshock will be welcomed additions.

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Can someone explain to me the story on his nickname? It has always sounded so pretentious and ridiculous - but I want to give him the benefit of the doubt and guess it isn't just a tough-guy name he picked for himself?

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The backward compatibility list sucks. Don't expect any Rockstar or Bethesda stuff to come anytime soon, especially with the Skyrim remaster on the way. The games being made BC have been mostly garbage Indy stuff no one cares about.

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@halvedlife: Fallout 3 is from Bethesda.....just saying....

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@halvedlife: Not all the time, Mass Effect, Fallout 3, Alan Wake, Halo Wars, Left 4 Dead 2, Deus ex, Halo Reach.... The list goes on there are tons of good BC games. This list is disappointing but they are not always.

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Still waiting on Lost Odyssey

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@stage4saiyan: I think that will happen eventually. MS had issues with b/C when it came to multiple discs games. This has apparently been resolved last month so games like LO or ME2 and 3 or even Blue Dragon can now possibly be available in the future.

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I want the Assassins creed games.

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@biggamerdude: Eh... 1 and 2 are already available

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@jj2112: Yeah, but I would like the whole series.

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@biggamerdude: me too, ESPECIALLY "AC: Rogue"

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@blitxxx1981: This. I totally missed out on Rogue, and this would warrant me to buy it.

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Never heard of any of them.

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Anomaly thumbnail made me think it was Mass Effect 2/3.

Son of a cuck

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@Spartan_418: Same (SMEG)

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@Spartan_418: Same, though I thought of Dead Space.

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@Spartan_418: Hey, if you try the game out, it could be cool

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@Spartan_418: Same. I should've known better...

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Just add Red Dead Redemption (w/Undead Nightmare) Wet, Lollipop Chainsaw, Dante's Inferno, Golden Axe: Beast Rider, Conan, Splatterhouse, Knights Contract, Neverdead, Shadows of the Damned, WWE 2k14, and all my Live Arcade purchases and I'll unplug my 360.

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@Defender1978: Dream on....That will never happen. We only get this kind of shite...

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@muscled_furball: Hahaha, I like that, spot on.

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@muscled_furball: You know Red Dead was already downloadable right? Saying it will never happen is kind of a stretch.

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Do people actually request these games? Or are they just trying to bloat up their library?

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@joshrmeyer: Games that can become b/c on XB1 are not the decision of MS but of the dev/publisher. All games technically are b/c with their software with a few minor tweaks. Its more if its allowed or now. Obviously you have more MS stuff on there because its their own stuff.

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@joshrmeyer: Considering a lot of the titles are indie games, I wouldn't be surprised if it was the developer who is eager to get added to the program. They have the most to gain out of everyone.

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