More Xbox games coming to Backward Compatibility
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, Jade Empire, and Star Wars Battlefront are among the games coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility in April 2018.
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Today we're excited to announce even more additions coming to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility catalog this month, including 19 new Original Xbox games and six Xbox 360 games with Xbox One X Enhancements.
Starting today, fans can play Sonic Generations for the first time on the Xbox One family of devices alongside other Xbox 360 favorites that will receive Xbox One X Enhanced updates such as Darksiders, Gears of War 2, Portal 2, Red Dead Redemption, and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.
Later this month, we'll release two batches of Original Xbox games - the first on April 17 and the second on April 26. 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. See below for the full list of titles that will be available later this month, and don't forget to visit majornelson.com/blog/xbox-one-backward-compatibility for the full list of backward compatible titles available on Xbox One.
Original Xbox games releasing on April 17:
Original Xbox games releasing on April 26:
You'll be able to play all of these games on Xbox One through the disc you already own, or you can purchase them digitally in the Microsoft Store. Please check back on release day for local market restrictions as regional availability may vary.
As a reminder, Xbox 360 games enhanced for Xbox One X run at a higher resolution and 9X the original pixel count when played on Xbox One X. The power of Xbox One X enables the Xbox 360 emulator to showcase the very best version of the game possible with the existing assets - all without touching the game code. And through the power of Backward Compatibility, fans can choose whether they want to experience these games with enhanced graphics or in their original form. See below for how to access the setting. Note, once you change the setting, you'll need to restart the game: