Dark Souls Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One is Coming Soon

By   /   Feb 15, 2016
Dark Souls 1 is Offline

Dark Souls 3 is only months away, but now we also have a Dark Souls Backwards Compatibility rumour to spice things up. For people who pre-order the game on Xbox One they will get a copy of Dark Souls for Xbox 360 for free.

This was first noticed by Reddit users who noticed it on the Australian Xbox Store. What this means is that people who have pre-ordered Dark Souls 3 for Xbox One will receive a code 8-10 days after purchasing (from now on). What that also seems to insinuate is the fact that Dark Souls Backwards Compatibility must be coming next week too.

This is quite a coup for Xbox, especially based on the fact they are ahead of the race when it comes to offering fans compatibility with older games from previous consoles. Now with a major release like Dark Souls 3, giving Dark Souls Backwards Compatibility offers plays the chance to brush up on their skills and to refresh their memories on the mythology behind the game. As this is something that will be important when heading into Dark Souls 3 it will no doubt catch many fans attention.

This isn’t the only way to play Dark Souls of course, as PC owners can still pick up a cheap copy of the game and can play it that way if necessary, with PlayStation fans being able to head back to their older console and playing it there as well.

For convenience though, being able to play Dark Souls on Xbox One is a smart move for Xbox. In the lead up to the Dark Souls 3 release, it will be little things like this that are bound to get the fans attention.

What are your thoughts on the latest Dark Souls Backwards Compatibility? Let us know in the comments section below.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More