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Xbox One Gets 8 More Xbox Backwards Compatible Games Today

During their latest Xbox Insider, Microsoft has announced the re-release of several original Xbox titles to Xbox One through the Backwards Compatibility service. The first bunch of Xbox Backwards Compatible games is already available with the next one coming on April 26th.

Contrary to popular belief, Xbox Backwards Compatibility is one of the most celebrated features of Xbox One along with Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass. With so many games in the backward compatibility list, there’s no asking as to why players have spent more than 840 million hours of Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.  These game have now joined the list of games like Red Dead Redemption and Portal 2 that have been also announced for Xbox One X enhancements.

Take a look on what Xbox Backwards Compatible titles have just been added to Xbox One:

April 17

  • Blinx: The Time Sweeper
  • Breakdown
  • Conker: Live & Reloaded
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
  • Hunter: The Reckoning
  • Jade Empire
  • Panzer Dragoon Orta
  • SSX 3

The next bunch of games comes on April 26th, with a huge variety of Star Wars titles as well as more original Xbox titles that might catch your eye:

April 26

  • Destroy All Humans
  • Full Spectrum Warrior
  • Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
  • MX Unleashed
  • Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory (Europe only)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
  • Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
  • Star Wars Republic Commando

In related news, The Xbox Games With Gold lineup for April includes famous indie The Witness, Cars 2, Dead Space 2 and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. Microsoft has stepped up the game with this month’s lineup of free titles, with Syndicate being a must-play on the console.

Which Xbox Backwards Compatible titles will you be trying out starting today? What’re your thoughts on the service overall?