HQ NETWORKXbox One | Xbox | InstallerDeluxe.Com 4,776 HQ Network UsersHQ Network: 4,776 | Members OnlineGuests: 822 |Guests OnlineMembers: 8

  Active Topics  | Achievements  | Cheats  | Downloads  | Feedback  | Forums  | Games  | Hardware  | My Profile  | News  | Reviews  | Tutorials  | Leaderboards  | Videos

Microsoft Continues Back-Compat Support

Catch up on everything Xbox including the latest Gaming News, Release Dates, DLC, Xbox Live and Modding..

Browse All News |  Write for Us |  Most Popular |  Browsing: 32 SEARCH XBOX NEWS:      

Microsoft Continues Back-Compat Support

Microsoft Continues Back-Compat Support
Published by wes213 on Saturday, December 01, 2007
Tagged: Gaming, Live Arcade, Live Marketplace, Xbox 360,
Despite the recent announcement of upcoming downloadable original Xbox games for Xbox 360, Microsoft has released another free backward-compatibility update for its console.

On December 4, Microsoft will begin charging $15 a pop for original Xbox game downloads such as Crimson Skies, Halo, Fable and Burnout 3 as part of its upcoming Xbox Live Originals offerings. But apparently the firm isnít letting the opportunity to make more cash on old games get in the way of continuing to provide free back-compat support.

Xbox Live figurehead Larry Hryb said in his blog that over 80 games would be added to the list of backward-compatible Xbox games, including Baldurís Gate: Dark Alliance, Breakdown, Freedom Fighters, Future Tactics: The Uprising, High Heat MLB 2004, Playboy: The Mansion, Thrillville and The Bardís Tale.

The compatibility update is available for free over Xbox Live.

Following the recent announcement of Xbox Originals, Next-Gen contacted a Microsoft rep to find out if the company would continue back-compat support, but the rep was unable to dig up an official comment. For now back-compat updates appear to be ongoing, although the timing of the next update is unknown.

The full list of newly compatible games is below:

  • 2006 Fifa World Cup Germany
  • 25 to Life
  • AMF Bowling 2004
  • Apex
  • Arena Football
  • Armed and Dangerous

    Read more for the full list.

    News-Source: Next-Gen

  • Baldurs Gate: Dark Alliance
  • Batman Rise of Sin Tzu
  • Bionicle
  • Blade II
  • Blinx: The Timesweeper
  • Blitz The League
  • Blood Omen 2
  • Blowout
  • Breakdown
  • Burnout 2: Point of Impact
  • Cabelas Dangerous Hunts 2
  • Championship Manager 2006
  • Colin Mcrae Rally 2005
  • Crime Life: Gang Wars
  • Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2
  • Dungeons& Dragons Heroes
  • ESPN College Hoops 2k5
  • ESPN NFL 2k5
  • Fantastic 4
  • FIFA 06 Soccer
  • Fight Night: Round 3
  • Final Fight: Streetwise
  • Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone
  • Freedom Fighters
  • Freestyle Street Soccer
  • Future Tactics: The Uprising
  • Godzilla Destroy All Monsters Melee
  • Godzilla Save the Earth
  • Goldeneye Rogue Agent
  • Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball Max'd
  • High Heat MLB 2004
  • Hunter: The Reckoning
  • Indiana Jones And The Emperors Tomb
  • MLB Slugfest Loaded
  • MVP Baseball 2003
  • MVP Baseball 2004
  • Nascar Thunder 2002
  • Nascar Thunder 2003
  • NBA 2k3
  • NBA Ballers
  • NBA Inside Drive 2002
  • NBA Street V3
  • NCAA College Basketball 2k3
  • NCAA March Madness 2005
  • NCAA March Madness 2006
  • NFL 2k2
  • NFL 2k3
  • NHL 2005
  • NHL 2K3
  • NHL Hitz Pro
  • Nightcaster: Defeat The Darkness
  • NTRA Breeders Cup: World Thoroughbred Championships
  • Playboy The Mansion
  • RLH Hunt or be Hunted
  • Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown
  • Rocky
  • Rugby 2006
  • Shattered Union
  • Shrek Super Party
  • Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
  • Starsky & Hutch
  • Syberia II
  • Techmo Classic Arcade
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
  • Test Drive
  • The Bard's Tale
  • The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
  • The Guy Game
  • The Lord Of The Rings: The Third Age
  • Thousand Land
  • Thrillville
  • Tom and Jerry in War of the Whiskers
  • Turok: Evolution
  • Van Helsing
  • WarPath
  • Worms 3D
  • Zathura
    ( Subscribe via )
  • Associated Topics

    GamingLive ArcadeLive MarketplaceXbox 360

    Rate this Article

    Average Score: 0 | Votes: 0



      

     Printer Friendly Printer Friendly  Send to a Friend Send to a Friend

    Latest Xbox 360 News

    Xbox 360 NewsDisney+ app is now available to download on Xbox One
    Disney+ is now available on Xbox One! Get instant access to the newest movies, complete TV series, shorts, and documentaries.The Disney+ app offers fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparal..

    Xbox One X enhanced 'Tokyo Warfare Turbo' is ou..

    Free West Of Dead OPEN BETA is available now fo..

    DreamHack Halo Series 2019: What Do We Know?..

    Romancing SaGa 3 Is Out Now On Xbox One..

    Xbox 360 News | Submit News

    Xbox 360 News Archive


       Friday, November 15
     Mad Games Tycoon is Out Now on Xbox One

       Tuesday, November 12
     Xbox360Shadow Of The Tomb Raider Definitive Edition

       Monday, November 11
     Xbox360Need For Speed Heat Races Onto Xbox, PS4, and

       Friday, November 08
     Xbox360Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey XBOX Digital

       Thursday, November 07
     Xbox360Xbox And DPM Studio Team Up On X019 Camouflag

       Wednesday, November 06
     Xbox360 Xbox All Access Includes upgrade option for

       Tuesday, November 05
     Xbox360XBOX Black Friday Deals: Discounts on Sea Of
     Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts Digital Pre-or
     The importance of software for online casinos

       Monday, November 04
     Xbox360JUMANJI: The Video Game XBOX Digital Pre-orde

       Thursday, October 31
     Xbox360Secret Neighbor Out Now & Included In Xbox Ga

       Wednesday, October 30
     Xbox360Plants vs. Zombies: Battle Is Available Now

       Tuesday, October 29
     Xbox360PUBG Corporation Announces The PUBG Global Ch

       Monday, October 28
     Xbox360Sea of Thieves October 2019 Update Adds Fort

       Friday, October 25
     Xbox360Children Of Morta: Available Now on XBOX One,
     'The Outer Worlds' is out now on Xbox Game Pa

       Thursday, October 24
     Xbox360Free Play Days: Play NBA 2K20 for free on XBO

       Wednesday, October 23
     Xbox360PQUBE Reveals Warborn for Xbox One, PlayStati

       Monday, October 21
     Xbox360Zombie Army 4: Dead War Release Date & Pre-Or

       Friday, October 18
     Xbox360Train Sim World: Rhein-Ruhr Osten: Wuppertal
     Baldur's Gate, Planescape: Torment And Icewin

       Thursday, October 17
     Xbox360Wargroove: Double Trouble DLC Details for Xbo
     'Frostpunk: Console Edition' Is Out Now!

       Wednesday, October 16
     Xbox360New Monster Hunter World 'Iceborne' Update Ad
     Can Console Games Attract Casino Players and

       Tuesday, October 15
     Xbox360Battlefield 5 'Operation Underground' Out Now
     Blowfish Studios Announces 'Element Space' fo

       Monday, October 14
     Xbox360EVERSPACE 2 Kickstarter Campaign Is Available

       Friday, October 11
     Xbox360The new Spacelords ĎHeavy Metalí Update Is Av

       Thursday, October 10
     Xbox360STAR WARS Jedi Fallen Order XBOX ONE Bundles

    See All Xbox 360 News | Xbox 360 News Archive

    HQ Network Affiliates

    Xbox One Games
    MrModChips.Co.Uk
    Xbox360RepairService
    GamerBolt.Com
    Play-Asia.Com
    GameSpot.Com
    TeamXbox.Com
    Xbox360.Ign.Com
    Xbox360.Com
    wikixbox360.com
    Video Game Consoles
    Llamma.Com
    Xbox 360 Cheats
    Xbox Cheats
    Game Bullets
    Xbox 360 Maniac
    PSPGo.Ws
    Xbox One Forums
    GetSweatyGaming.Com
    360 Cheats
    EasyXbox360Achievements
    ConsoleWizard.Co.Uk
    GamerSuggestions.Com
    Xbox 360 Cheats
    360FriendSpot.Com
    Video Codecs
    GameWinners.Com
    XboxExclusive.Com
    TheXboxExpert.Com
    Get 360 Achievements
    OrigenXbox360.Com
    GameGrep.Com
    City14.Com
    HD wallpapers
    View All HQ Affiliates