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Xbox Exec Teases Future Backwards Compatibility Games

New games are coming "soon" that Phil Spencer is "really looking forward to."


Today's new addition to the Xbox One backwards compatibility program, Word Puzzle, might not have been the Xbox 360 game you were looking for. On Twitter, someone asked Xbox boss Phil Spencer if there was a reason why there aren't more high-profile games being added to the catalog lately.

He explained that it comes down to "the order of things" as titles come out of testing. More intriguingly, he teased, "We have some I've been really looking forward to coming soon."

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The five most-requested games for the backwards compatibility program currently on the Xbox Feedback site are Call of Duty: Black Ops II, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Each of them has more than 100,000 votes.

Despite the clear interest, there is no guarantee that any of them will ever come to the program or that Spencer's comment is in reference to any of those games. Games are added to the backwards compatibility program whenever they are ready, not on a set schedule.

Games confirmed for the catalog but not yet released include Skate 3, BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite.

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