13 Xbox Backward Compatible Games for Xbox One Revealed, Available October 24

13 Xbox Backward Compatible Games for Xbox One Revealed, Available October 24 - News

by William D'Angelo, posted on 23 October 2017 / 1,034 Views

Microsoft has announced the first 13 original Xbox games that will be playable on the Xbox One via backward compatible.

The games will be available to play starting tomorrow, October 24. All titles have been enhanced with 1080p, improved frame rates and faster loading times.

 View some preview trailer below:

Here is the complete list of games:

  • Black (Electronic Arts)
  • BloodRayne 2 (Majesco Entertainment)
  • Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge (Microsoft)
  • Dead to Rights (Bandai Namco)
  • Fuzion Frenzy (Microsoft)
  • Grabbed by the Ghoulies (Microsoft)
  • Ninja Gaiden Black (Koei Tecmo)
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Ubisoft)
  • Psychonauts (Double Fine Productions)
  • Red Faction II (THQ Nordic)
  • Sid Meier’s Pirates! (2K Games)
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Electronic Arts)
  • The King of Fighters Neowave (SNK)

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments

jamesmarkus87 (on 23 October 2017)

Ninja Gaiden Black and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic are 2 of my favourite games of the 21st century. I can't wait to play them again on my Xbox One S.


Goddbless (on 23 October 2017)

I miss the good Ninja Gaiden games... That last one was horrible!


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jamesmarkus87 (on 24 October 2017)

Personally, I didn't like Ninja Gaiden 2. I never even played Ninja Gaiden 3.


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SecondWar (on 23 October 2017)

So do you get the graphical update with just a downloaded copy from the Xbox store or with the disc version as well? I assume the former.


malistix1985 (on 24 October 2017)

You can juse use your disc like with 360 back compat, this has been confirmed officially many times ^


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SecondWar (on 24 October 2017)

That was not what I asked. I know you can use the disc copy, but do you still get the graphical update - as that won't be on the disc.


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