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Microsoft announces rush of backwards compatible games for Xbox One

Microsoft has a revealed a wave of new backwards compatible games headed to the Xbox One, with some visual enhancements.

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Microsoft has a revealed a wave of new backwards compatible games headed to the Xbox One.

There’s a total of 19 games on the way. Along with the 13 that released last year, there’s a growing collection of gems.

The batches, according to Xbox Wire, are as follows:

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On April 17th: Blinx: The Time Sweeper, Breakdown, Conker: Live & Reloaded, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, Hunter: The Reckoning, Jade Empire, Panzer Dragoon Orta, and SSX 3.

The next batch, on April 26th: Destroy All Humans!, Full Spectrum Warrior, Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction, MX Unleashed, Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory, Star Wars Battlefront, Star Wars Battlefront II, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Star Wars Jedi Starfighter, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II, and Star Wars Republic Commando.

These will come with visual enhancements as well:

“All of these Original Xbox games will take advantage of the power of Xbox One with up to 4X the pixel count on Xbox One and Xbox One S, and up to 16X the pixel count on Xbox One X.”

It’s exciting times for Xbox owners at the moment.


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