Entries in 'backwards compatibility' (13)

The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

It’s looking unlikely that Microsoft will bring Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One via its Cloud computing services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Microsoft: "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards"

Microsoft: "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards"

Clearly unsatisfied with the amount of negative press it has already attracted in the last 48 hours, Microsoft has moved to increase it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2013 at 7:52AM in News
Xbox One not backwards compatible

Xbox One not backwards compatible

Xbox 360 owners won't be able to play their games on the console's successor, Microsoft has confirmed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 21st 2013 at 7:21PM in News
Fresh rumours refute new Xbox 'always-on' claims; Xbox 360 mini touted once again

Fresh rumours refute new Xbox 'always-on' claims; Xbox 360 mini touted once again

A new report now claims that the new Xbox WILL be able to play games when not connected to the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2013 at 11:19AM in News

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New Xbox won't be backwards compatible - report

New Xbox won't be backwards compatible - report

Microsoft’s new Xbox will not be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
Disc-less new Xbox SKU scrapped; Will be called just 'Xbox'; $99 360 also planned - report

Disc-less new Xbox SKU scrapped; Will be called just 'Xbox'; $99 360 also planned - report

Established technology blogger Paul Thurrott has made several claims about the new Xbox – and chief amongst them is the scrapping of a second disc-less SKU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital

EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital

Publisher EA has admitted that it would in some ways like to see an end to pre-owned games, but has also admitted that the market could suffer were they to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
MGS4 bundle resurrects backwardly compatible PS3

MGS4 bundle resurrects backwardly compatible PS3

Along with news of a God of War PSP bundle and a North American launch date for the Dualshock 3 joypad, SCEA has also confirmed a Metal Gear Solid 4 ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2008 at 10:42AM in News

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Hardware emulation dropped from US PS3

Hardware emulation dropped from US PS3

SCEA has confirmed to Next-Gen’s Kris Graft that the upcoming 80GB model of its PS3 console will drop the current hardware-based emulation found in North American units in favour of ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2007 at 12:00PM in News
Pro Evo patched for PS3

Pro Evo patched for PS3

When Sony first released its list of backwards compatible PS2 titles for PS3, the apparent technical issues surrounding Pro Evolution Soccer 6 caused outcry amongst gamers – but Konami has ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2007 at 2:15PM in News
BAFTA Games Awards details unveiled

BAFTA Games Awards details unveiled

This year’s ceremony will take place on Tuesday October 23rd at Battersea Evolution in London, and could accommodate more than 2,000 guests. It’s a significant ramping up of the awards, ...
by Neil Long
on Apr 26th 2007 at 10:45AM in News
Over 70% of PS2 titles to work on PS3

Over 70% of PS2 titles to work on PS3

Sony has made available the complete list of PS2 and PSOne titles that are backwardly compatible with the upcoming PS3, revealing that 1,782 of the 2,451 European published titles will ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2007 at 1:30PM in News

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Camera and mic announced for PS3

Camera and mic announced for PS3

Spong reports that Sony’s head of Worldwide Studios Phil Harrison has let slip a couple more new PS3 snippets ahead of the highly anticipated European launch next week.

by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2007 at 3:30PM in News