Xbox One backward compatible games list and release date [Updated]

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List

Update: Microsoft has officially announced the first 104 games that will support Xbox One backward compatibility on November 12.

Back in June at E3, Microsoft announced backward compatibility for its latest console, Xbox One. Since, then the Redmond based giant has been constantly working with the insiders to bring the Xbox 360 games to Xbox One. And the list has grown since then. Xbox One also outsold PS4 during E3 week due to this believed Microsoft. This is a great feature for those who came into gaming later and don’t want to miss the older gen titles.

The worldwide release date is set for November 12. The update New Xbox One Experience is based on the Windows 10 “Threshold 2”. There are dashboard improvements and it feels more like Windows 10. It brings better and improved social features via in-game overlay rather than buried in apps. Cortana was also meant to be a part of this update but later postponed. It will be released sometime in 2016.

Below is the full list (updated) of games that are confirmed for Xbox One backward compatibility at launch. Microsoft is currently working to add hundreds of games to the list including titles like BioShock and Civilization Revolution.

Xbox One backward compatible games list

  • A World of Keflings
  • Alien Hominid HD
  • Assassin’s Creed II
  • Asteroids & Deluxe
  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Banjo-Tooie
  • BattleBlock Theater
  • Bejeweled 2
  • Bellator: MMA Onslaught
  • Beyond Good & Evil HD
  • Blood of the Werewolf
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal
  • Borderlands
  • Call of Juarez Gunslinger
  • Castle Crashers
  • CastleStorm
  • Centipede & Millipede
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins
  • Crazy Taxi
  • Deadliest Warrior: Legends
  • Defense Grid: The Awakening
  • DiRT 3
  • DiRT Showdown
  • Discs of Tron
  • Doom
  • Doom II
  • Dungeon Siege III
  • Earthworm Jim HD
  • Fable II
  • Fallout 3
  • Feeding Frenzy
  • Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown
  • Gears of War
  • Gears of War 2
  • Gears of War 3
  • Gears of War: Judgment
  • Golden Axe
  • Halo: Spartan Assault
  • Hardwood Backgammon
  • Hardwood Hearts
  • Hardwood Spades
  • Heavy Weapon
  • Hexic HD
  • Ikaruga
  • Jetpac Refuelled
  • Joy Ride Turbo
  • Just Cause 2
  • Kameo™: Elements of Power
  • LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Lode Runner
  • LUMINES LIVE!
  • Mass Effect
  • Metal Slug 3
  • Metal Slug XX
  • Might & Magic Clash of Heroes
  • Mirror’s Edge
  • Missile Command
  • Monday Night Combat
  • Monkey Island: Special Edition
  • Monkey Island 2: Special Edition
  • Ms. Splosion Man
  • Mutant Blobs Attack!!!
  • N+
  • NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
  • NiGHTS into dreams…
  • Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
  • Pac-Man: Championship Edition
  • Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+
  • Perfect Dark
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Phantom Breaker:Battle Grounds
  • Pinball FX
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Prince of Persia
  • Putty Squad
  • Rayman 3 HD
  • R-Type Dimensions
  • Sacred Citadel
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
  • Shadow Complex
  • Sonic CD
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 3
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Supreme Commander 2
  • Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas
  • Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas 2
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Torchlight
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  • Tron: Evolution
  • Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon
  • Viva Piñata
  • Viva Piñata: Trouble In Paradise
  • Wolfenstein 3D
  • Zuma
  • MS. PAC-MAN
  • Fable III
  • Halo: Reach
  • Braid
  • Doritos Crash Course
  • Hydro Thunder
  • Iron Brigade
  • Motocross Madness
  • Portal: Still Alive
  • Spelunky
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Zuma’s Revenge!
  • Peggle
  • DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION
  • Kane & Lynch 2
  • Sacred 3

This list keeps growing and we will update it here. Stay tuned to know the new additions.

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