Farewell from Xbox Backwards Compatible games for Xbox One

Microsoft has confirmed a final drop of Xbox Backwards Compatible titles as the development team prepare looking ahead for Scarlett preparation.

Partner Director of Xbox Platform, Jason Ronald said the below:

We’ve listened closely to community feedback and respect the game libraries you’ve built throughout the last 18 years. That’s why we’re taking our work a step further and announced this week that thousands of games from all four generations will be playable on Project Scarlett. As such, we have now shifted our focus to help make the games you love playing on Xbox One compatible with future Xbox hardware. After this week, we have no plans to add additional Original Xbox or Xbox 360 titles to the catalog on Xbox One, but we’re excited to continue our work on Xbox compatibility across platforms and devices, which remains a top priority.”

Here’s the final line-up till next gen:

Additionally, the following content packs for the below Original Xbox titles are free of charge today to current and future owners of the below titles, available automatically via content updates on Xbox One:

Game Title New Details and Content
Armed and Dangerous New Mission: Summer Home
Star Wars Battlefront New Map: Jabba
Star Wars Battlefront II Expansion Pack (4 new maps, 1 new hero: Kit Fisto and 1 new villain: Asajj Ventress)New mode: Kashyyyk Assault
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Equipment store: Yavin Station
Star Wars Republic Commando Multiplayer Map: Hangar
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3 Mission Packs: Kola Cell, Vselka Infiltration, and Vselka Submarine
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow 2 Map Packs (split-screen multi-player maps): Federal Bank and River Mall
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory 2 Mission Packs (split-screen co-op missions): Nuclear Plant and UN Headquarters2 Map Packs (split-screen multi-player maps): Polar Base and Steel

Xbox One X Enhanced Updates Available Today

Alongside the E3 collection, they also released several title updates for Xbox One X owners. Xbox 360 games enhanced for Xbox One X run at a higher resolution – 9x the original pixel count up to 4K UltraHD – with improved texture filtering and color detail. The power of Xbox One X enables the Xbox 360 emulator to showcase the very best version of the game possible with the existing assets and no modification to the original experience. 

Xbox One X Enhanced updates available now include:

These Xbox One X Enhanced updates will be automatically applied to all owners of these games, whether they were purchased individually or as part of the Rare Replay.

Xbox 360 Fan-Favorites Available This Week

Xbox also brought across a collection of fan-favorite Xbox 360 games, available this week including:

Not only that but Too Human is also free to download on the link above.

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