Microsoft reveals the release of some original Xbox games with backward compatibility for Xbox One. The first wave of games will be made available on April 17th digitally through the Xbox store or through physical copy. A total of 19 games will be released in the month of April 2018.
Backwards Compatible Xbox Games
April will be a busy month as the first wave of games will be released on April 17th. Microsoft are set to release the following titles with backwards compatibility:
April 17th Releases
- Blinx: The Time Sweeper
- Conker: Live & Reloaded
- The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
- Hunter: The Reckoning
- Jade Empire
- Panzer Dragoon Orta
- SSX 3
April 26th Releases
Further titles will be made available April 26th, this includes:
- Destroy All Humans!
- Full Spectrum Warrior
- Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
- MX Unleashed
- Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory (Europe only)
- Star Wars: Battlefront
- Star Wars: Battlefront 2
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
- Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
- Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords
- Star Wars: Republic Commando
How to Access
These can be purchased through the Xbox store or if you already own a copy simply insert the disc. The games will receive visual enhancements when played on newer systems with 4-times the pixel count on the base Xbox One and Xbox One S, while Xbox One X owners will be able to play the games with 16-times the original pixel count according to Microsoft.
We will keep you updated with future backward compatible releases. Until then check out the latest Xbox releases here.