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Xbox One: Big News About Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility And A "Surprise" Coming Soon

Big news is coming.


Microsoft is preparing to make some kind of announcement about Original Xbox backwards compatibility support on Xbox One, it seems. In a blog post today, Microsoft said it has a "big update" to share regarding this. The announcement will be made during the next episode of Inside Xbox, which premieres on Tuesday, April 10, at 3:30 PM PT / 6:30 PM ET.

"One of our most common requests is for Original Xbox Backward Compatibility news, and we'll be starting off the show with a big update on just that," Microsoft said in a post on the Xbox Wire.

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On Monday, April 9, Microsoft will provide a "full breakdown" of what to expect from the next episode of Inside Xbox. That being said, Microsoft teased that "we reserve the right to keep a moment or two fully under wraps for a proper surprise."

There are currently 13 Original Xbox games available on Xbox One through backwards compatibility, including Black, Psychonauts, Prince of Persia, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

The first episode of Inside Xbox premiered in March, and it brought news about Sea of Thieves and PUBG, as well as another look at the new Duke controller.

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