Two New Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games Out Now
Another pair of Xbox 360 games are now playable on Xbox One.
Xbox One's backwards compatible library continues to expand. Microsoft's Major Nelson announced that another pair of Xbox 360 games are playable on the current-gen console beginning as of Tuesday, February 12: The King of Fighters XIII and Orcs Must Die.
Both of this week's BC titles originally debuted in 2011. The King of Fighters XIII is one of the latest installments in SNK's long-running fighting game series; at the time of its release, it was considered a return to form for the franchise, addressing many of the elements that made its predecessor, The King of Fighters XII, disappointing. GameSpot awarded it an 8.5/10 in our original King of Fighters XIII review.
Orcs Must Die, meanwhile, is a humorous tower defense/action game, in which players assume the role of a battle mage who must fortify their castle with spikes and all other manner of traps to defend it against an incoming army of orcs. While the game lacks any multiplayer options, we thought it was enjoyable and gave it a 7.5/10 in our original Orcs Must Die review.
If you still have a physical copy of either game laying around, you can simply insert the disc into your Xbox One to initiate a download and begin playing. If you've previously purchased either game digitally, they'll automatically appear in the Ready to Download section of the My Games and Apps menu.
Microsoft has been steadily rolling out new BC games on a near weekly basis since the feature was first introduced. The previous batch included Lego Batman 2 and Port Royale 3. You can see all of the backwards compatible games to date in our full list of Xbox One BC games.
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