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Full list of Xbox One Backward Compatibility games.Reuters

Xbox One's stellar feature introduced in November apart from the New Xbox One Experience is Xbox One Backward Compatibility, which lets Xbox One owners play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.

Major Nelson has detailed in his blog information, list, FAQs and features that are part of Xbox One Backward Compatibility. The post reiterates that this is a free feature.

He explained how the gaming titles are selected, starting with "some of the most popular and highest rated Xbox 360 titles", but added that the company is "listening to our fans and working with our partners". The list of games for Xbox One Backward Compatibility will be continually updates and users can also vote on the Xbox Feedback website.

He also cleared to readers that they can install DLCs that they won on Xbox 360, they have to, Go to Manage Game section > select title > install.

But users will not be plug in their Xbox 360 Hard Drive with Xbox One since it is not compatible.

He also noted some of the features of Xbox One Backward Compatibility:

  • Available at no additional cost; you don't have to pay to play games you already own.
  • Keep your Xbox 360 game saves, game add-ons, achievements, and Gamerscore.
  • Enjoy the advanced features of your Xbox One like Game DVR, Screenshots and Windows 10 streaming.
  • Play multiplayer with your friends no matter which console they're on.
  • Works with disc-based and digital games.

Tip:

If Xbox One owners use Cloud Saved Games, the saved game data will be accessible on whichever console the owners are playing on.

Guide to install and play Xbox 360 backward compatible games on Xbox One

  • Disc: For disc-based games that are a part of the Back Compat game catalog, simply insert the disc and the console will begin downloading the game to your hard drive. After the game finishes downloading, you will need to keep the game disc in the drive to play.
  • Digital: The digital titles that you own and are part of the Back Compat game catalogue will automatically show up in the "Ready to Install" section on your Xbox One, and once they are installed they will show up in the Games section of your Xbox One.

TIP:To open the Xbox 360 dashboard from within the Xbox One environment, hold the view and menu buttons.

Guide to purchase Xbox 360 games for Xbox One

Xbox One owners can purchase Xbox 360 titles in case they have never owned or had access to Xbox 360. Such owners can purchase games digitally from the Xbox Marketplace. They need to log on to the Xbox website and check the catalogue.

As owners select a title, an option will pop up showing if the selected title is available for download. Clicking on it will direct owners to a purchasing screen. Following the purchase of the game, and after completion of transaction, the game will be registered to the account of the player.

Full list of updated games for Xbox One Backward Compatibility:

  • A Kingdom for Keflings
  • A World of Keflings
  • Alien Hominid HD
  • Assassin's Creed 2
  • Asteroids & Deluxe
  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  • Banjo-Tooie
  • BattleBlock Theater
  • Bejeweled 2
  • Bellator: MMA Onslaught
  • Beyond Good & Evil HD
  • Blood of the Werewolf
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal
  • Borderlands
  • Braid
  • Call of Juarez Gunslinger
  • Castle Crashers
  • CastleStorm
  • Centipede & Millipede
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins
  • Crazy Taxi
  • Deadliest Warrior: Legends
  • Defense Grid: The Awakening
  • DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION
  • DiRT 3
  • DiRT Showdown
  • Discs of Tron
  • Doom
  • Doom 2
  • Doritos Crash Course
  • Dungeon Siege 3
  • Earthworm Jim HD
  • Fable 2
  • Fable 3
  • Fallout 3
  • Feeding Frenzy
  • Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown
  • Gears of War
  • Gears of War 2
  • Gears of War 3
  • Gears of War: Judgment
  • Golden Axe
  • Halo: Reach
  • Halo: Spartan Assault
  • Hardwood Backgammon
  • Hardwood Hearts
  • Hardwood Spades
  • Heavy Weapon
  • Hexic HD
  • Hydro Thunder
  • Ikaruga
  • Iron Brigade
  • Jetpac Refuelled
  • Joy Ride Turbo
  • Just Cause 2
  • Kameo: Elements of Power
  • Kane & Lynch 2
  • LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Lode Runner
  • LUMINES LIVE!
  • Mass Effect
  • Metal Slug 3
  • Metal Slug XX
  • Might & Magic Clash of Heroes
  • Mirror's Edge
  • Missile Command
  • Monday Night Combat
  • Monkey Island 2: Special Edition
  • Monkey Island: Special Edition
  • Motocross Madness
  • MS. PAC-MAN
  • Ms. Splosion Man
  • Mutant Blobs Attack!!!
  • N+
  • NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
  • NiGHTS into dreams...
  • Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
  • Pac-Man: Championship Edition
  • Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+
  • Peggle
  • Perfect Dark
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
  • Pinball FX
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Portal: Still Alive
  • Prince of Persia
  • Putty Squad
  • R-Type Dimensions
  • Rayman 3 HD
  • Sacred Citadel
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
  • Shadow Complex
  • Sonic CD
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 3
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Spelunky
  • Splosion Man
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Supreme Commander 2
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
  • Torchlight
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  • Tron: Evolution
  • Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon
  • Viva Piñata
  • Viva Piñata: Trouble In Paradise
  • Wolfenstein 3D
  • Zuma
  • Zuma's Revenge! 
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