Entries in 'backwards compatibility' (6)

Phil Spencer wants to extend Xbox backwards compatibility to PC

Phil Spencer wants to extend Xbox backwards compatibility to PC

The prospect of official emulation of original Xbox games on PC looks like it could be a realistic one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 11:31AM in News
Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Backwards compatibility has always been a headline winner, but the extent to which it is actually used has always been a point of contention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility

Nearly 50% of Xbox One owners have used backwards compatibility

Microsoft has said that nearly half of Xbox One owners have taken advantage of the machine’s backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Sales of Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 have shot up by nearly 6,000 per cent in just a day on Amazon. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 1:56PM in News

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Dark Souls being added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Dark Souls being added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

One of the last generation’s most celebrated releases appears to be heading to the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility list for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

A small number of users were able to download a backwardly compatible Xbox One version of Rockstar’s much cherished Red Dead Redemption at the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2016 at 10:28AM in News