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Xbox One Adds Two Backwards Compatible Games

Two of Lara Croft's Xbox 360 adventures, Tomb Raider Legend and Tomb Raider Anniversary, are now playable on Xbox One.

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Skull521120d ago

New games are always welcome but still waiting, for reasons unknown, on the Microsoft published Ninja Gaiden 2.

Sciurus_vulgaris119d ago

The consent of IP holders appears to be needed for Microsoft to make games backwards compatible.

Skull521119d ago (Edited 119d ago )

That could be. There was a Major Nelson post a while back in which he stated if you want games to be BC you need to contact and ask the publisher. Unfortunately I can't find any contact information for Microsoft Studios in able to request NG2. First NG is BC so I'm not sure what the problem is, then again maybe it is coming.

Sciurus_vulgaris119d ago

Microsoft doesn’t own the Ninja Gaiden IP.

lxeasy119d ago

Keep on adding more games to bc MS!

Shineon119d ago

I love that game bought it for xbox360 ps3 and ps vita

hiawa23119d ago (Edited 119d ago )

That is up to Tecmo, not MS? There must be some licensing issue.

Movefasta1993119d ago

didnt stop them from getting ngblack BC

hiawa23119d ago (Edited 119d ago )

And for those bringing up NGBlack, well, again, Tecmo had to approve that, not MS. Other than a dev just not wanting to make their games available it is usually a license issue keeping games off of BC, not MS.

Movefasta1993119d ago

LMAO same, always NG2 and pgr4.

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richierich119d ago

I would rather they released 4K patches for Unpatched Xbox One games rather than last gen games

Kavorklestein119d ago

MS is the one to ask for BC, The reworking of code for 4k patches is done by the actual devs...
Try begging your fave devs to do this, as MS has little to do with the 4k Patches for Current gen games.

Hence, why Battlefield 1's patch took so damn long.

hiawa23119d ago

It seems they can do both. I am fine with what they are doing as I play more OG Xbox and 360 games than I do this gen games.

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Gaming4Life1981119d ago

still no dantes inferno or ninja gaiden 2???????
I'm starting to get impatient

gangsta_red119d ago

https://www.eurogamer.net/a...

I think Dante's Inferno is already BC...but as for Ninja Gaiden 2 well...

Gaming4Life1981119d ago

thanks bout to put the disc in now.

fathertime4464119d ago

Dante's inferno is back compat

hamzilla119d ago

Tell me a emulator that will play those as good as my Xbox One X.... I will wait.... and wait....

Dizzy11523119d ago

I'll pick these up. But I'm also waiting on King of Fighters XIII!

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