Microsoft is ready to bring some of its most popular Xbox 360 titles to Xbox One. Phil Spencer (chief executive for Xbox) confirmed this during the E3 keynote.
The company will now allow backward compatibility for the Xbox One, which allows gamers to play their older favorite titles on the new console. The feature will come to full availability by the upcoming holiday season, but Xbox One gamers can test out the feature starting today. There is multiplayer support for specifics such as broadcasting and taking screenshots. There will be 100 titles at start with more coming later.
Xbox One to get more titles soon
Microsoft’s Xbox is one of the leading game consoles on the market alongside the Sony PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Wii U.
This morning’s E3 announcements for Xbox included the introduction of some exciting game titles that are set to arrive in the near future. Notable titles include Halo 5, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Forza Motorsport 6, Rise of the Tomb Radar, Rare Replay, and Fable Legends.
A closer look at some of the upcoming Xbox titles
Halo 5: Guardians will be an Xbox One exclusive. The story line involves a strange but unstoppable force that threatens the galaxy. Unfortunately, the Master Chief is missing in action, and his overall loyalty is questioned. The game includes a variety of ways to play, including Warzone, Arena and 24-player battles. The game will launch in October.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is another Xbox One exclusive, and it hits stores this holiday season. The premise of this game involves big action moments in a survival-style game.
Another big and exciting change with Xbox One involves advanced technology features. There is the Xbox Elite Controller that takes the entire gaming experience to a whole new level. Gamers can also customize many settings, including trigger sensitivity and button mapping, to use on their Xbox game console or other Windows 10-based device.