Over 70 Original Xbox And Xbox 360 Games Are Now Backwards Compatible

Microsoft is making its first additions to the Xbox backward compatible lineup since the release of Xbox Series X/S. Over 70 games are newly playable on Xbox One and Series consoles, including 20+ titles from the original Xbox that turns 20 years old today.

Current generation Xbox owners can now enjoy the entire F.E.A.R., Skate, and Max Payne franchises on modern hardware, and several new additions and existing back-compat games are receiving an FPS Boost.

The image above contains all of the newly playable titles from Xbox and Xbox 360, but here are a few standouts from the list:

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand
Advent Rising
Beautiful Katamari
Binary Domain
Cloning Clyde
Darwinia+
Dead or Alive Ultimate
Dead or Alive 3
Dead or Alive 4
F.E.A.R.
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
F.E.A.R. 3
Gladius
Manhunt
Max Payne
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Max Payne 3
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe
NIER
Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee
Otogi: Myth of Demons
Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors
The Outfit
Quake Arena Arcade
Red Dead Revolver
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Ridge Racer 6
Risen 
Risen 2: Dark Waters
Rock of Ages
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
Secret Weapons Over Normandy
Skate 2
Star Wars Starfighter: Special Edition
Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
TimeSplitters 2
TimeSplitters: Future Perfect
Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment
Viva Pinata: Party Animals

These games and more can be played today whether you own the games physically or digitally. Of the freshly added games, 11 have FPS Boost enabled with F.E.A.R., F.E.A.R. 3, Binary Domain, and NIER pointed out by Microsoft. On top of that 26 more titles already playable will see FPS upgrades, including Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Dragon Age: Origins, Dead Space 2 and 3, Alan Wake, and Sonic Generations. 

Also announced during today’s Xbox 20th Anniversary showcase, Halo Infinite multiplayer is available right now, and the first teaser was shown of the Paramount+ Halo series arriving next year. 

What are you going to boot up first from the newly released backward compatibility list? Let us know in the comments!

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