Microsoft has chosen not to add anymore classic Xbox 360 titles to the ever expanding Xbox One backwards compatibility library this past week.
However, community manager Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb delivered the news of a big Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Sale.
While in 2017 the biggest release so far has undoubtedly been Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. and all of these and much more (over 275 in fact) are set to receive its discount.
The Backwards Compatibility “Super Sale” is now live with huge discounts of up to 75% on some of the best Xbox 360 games.
However, nothing more has been mentioned on the subject, for the time being, so you’ll have to make do with these six new Xbox 360 games for the time being.
*** Take a look at some of the best Xbox One Backwards Compatible games, below ***
Currently, there’s a whole heap of savings to be made, far too many for us to list in it’s entirety here, but to help trim the fat we’ve selected a ten of the best bargain’s we’ve spotted in the sale, below.
• Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts – 75% off
• Bioshock – 50% off
• Dead Space – 67% off
• Fallout: New Vegas – 67% off
• Hitman: Absolution – 75% off
• Gears of War 2 – 75% off
• Grand Theft Auto IV – 50% off
• Mass Effect – 75% off
• Red Dead Redemption – 60% off
• The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition – 75% off
• XCOM: Enemy Within – 75% off
If you’re one of the unique individuals who actually bought these games some years ago, then they should now show up automatically in your Xbox One game library.
However, if you don’t own any of these new additions or indeed any of the previously announced backwards compatible Xbox 360 games then there is still hope for you.
All you have to do is head over to the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility section on the Xbox One store.
From here it’s incredibly easy to search for and download these classic titles directly onto your Xbox One.
So, if you’re interested in trying out a Xbox 360 classic but don’t already own a copy of the game, you can still give it a go like everyone else.
Looking towards the future, Mike Ybarra the Director of Program Management said towards the end of 2016 that this year’s new Microsoft console, Project Scorpio, would look to include Backwards compatibility.
Writing on Twitter earlier this year Phil Spencer also provided more details on how the backwards compatibility service would work on Project Scorpio, which has been dubbed Microsoft’s most powerful console ever created.
But with the most recent release of Scorpio specs from Digital Foundry Xbox users have been given some even better info.
According to the Xbox hardware team, Xbox users existing library of games will run “smoother, look better and load faster” on Xbox One Scorpio.
Hopefully, as we edge closer to the release, which many believe will be at the end of the year, we’ll learn more about how these services might work.
Source: xbox one – Google News