We recently came across some strange store activity that could suggest Microsoft is making more games backwards compatible. Now, we've spotted another two Xbox 360 titles on the Microsoft Store with the backwards compatible ID.
I hope to see the Timesplitters series get added to the current backwards compatibility catalogue. Goldeneye -Esque shooters aren’t made anymore.
I loved those games so much back in the day.
Silent Hill 2 and 4 would be better titles to add to the BC list the a then Are You Smarter then a 5th Grader First Templar I have never heard of. I am not going out of my way to buy these two titles kind of lazy to add these two titles when all Microsoft has to do is bang on Konami's door to add SH2 and 4. Downpour and Homecoming work so why not add 2 and 4 to the list.
Because 2 & 4 were only available in the HD Collection for the 360.
You mean 2&3 are in the HD collection.. Silent Hill 4 the Room was only on the OG Xbox, pc and ps2. But is currently playable thru BC on the xbox 360, not xbox one
@MissAubrey Yes, I’m aware (I own every Silent Hill game released - yes, all, the PS1 original all the way down to the PC, Xbox, and Wii releases, and am emulating the first on PC). I know what’s what. I simply couldn’t change the typo nor finish the edit since N4G’s option expires. Regardless, 4 was never an Xbox 360 game, and therefore, BC can’t exist in the way he’s requesting for it.
@BehindTheRows SH2 and SH3 are on the HD Collection and yes BC can work with the OG Xbox on Xbox 1, Series X/S Microsoft has all ready added some OG Xbox games to the list of BC games. Microsoft even announced that some OG Xbox games will work on newer Xbox systems at E3.
@BehindtheRows SH2 on the HD Collection is a poor mans copy it's way different from the PS2 and OG Xbox port so is SH3 in the HD Collection is way different then its PS2 cousin.
@MissAubrey I never said you DID say that. I was talking about him.
Uh, yes I know (like I already said, it was a typo). You asked about 2 (already BC in the HD Collection) and 4, which ISN’T on the 360, unlike 3, Downpour, and Homecoming. If you’re speaking about Xbox BC, in general, then that’s different and 4 (from the original Xbox) will most likely be added one day. Your other option is to maybe grab a PC and a copy or emulate the PS2 version with said PC.
I said SH4 was playable on the 360 thru OG xbox backwards compatibility. "playable on 360" not playable on Xbone/Series.
Yeah, the HD Collection wasn’t very good, but that’s besides the point. :P
I remember first Templar...I didn't play it....it was garbage..😂
It's too bad we have OG titles like Deathrow and others that haven't been made compatible yet. MS has made a great effort bringing over the majority of their library but 1st gen XBOX titles have fallen through the cracks.
The First Templar and Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?
the moral of the story here folks is they brought bc back! yes these titles suck but atleast we know now they are back at it again after alittle hiatus!
I don't really care about the games listed in the article, but it would be nice to see the back compat program revived - there's still no real way to play a lot of the great games from the PS3/360 & PS2/OGXB era like Max Payne 3, Silent Hill 4, etc on a modern console.
Oh. Call me when Max Payne 3 gets BC.
Thank you that’s what I’m waiting for
Meanwhile at Sony and Nintendo… (*crickets*) I want to play Resistance 3 and Wind Waker HD!
Meanwhile at Sony and Nintendo... Releasing actual games
What’s so hard in releasing actual games AND allowing me to play games that were previously released? Are you actually arguing that you want less games to play?
Isn’t resistance 3 on PSNow?
PS Now isn’t available in my country… Proper BC wouldn’t hurt.
Hoping for F.E.A.R and F.E.A.R 2 Project Origin. Max Payne 3 and Project Gotham Racing 3 and 4 would be nice
Gotham racing 3/4 would make me really really happy. Won’t happen though, because of the car and music licences I guess
Three games that I hope make BC are Beautiful Katamari, Eternal Sonata, and Max Payne 3.
Still got eternal sonata I've no idea why this isn't BCC its a stunning looking game with a superb soundtrack
Still holding out for pgr3 and 4...
There's actually alot of BC titles that don't show in the BC store but I often find titles when searching for games they will say not available yet and other times they are.
Waiting to see WET becoming backward compatible one day. Or maybe just revive it on PC already!
"Its backward compatible!" Yeah, when Microsoft decides to allow you to play a game through EMULATION! When the Base Converter was released, ya just snapped it in, flipped up the slot dust cover and dropped in a Master System Cartridge. ANY time you wanted with ANY game you wanted to play, the Genesis could play them all, that is backward compatible.
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