Original Xbox games will get backwards compatibility support

By Marshall Lemon, Sunday, 11 June 2017 23:35 GMT

After the enormous support of Xbox 360 backwards compatible games, now the original Xbox is joining Xbox One libraries.

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The title says it all. One of Microsoft’s biggest announcements at today’s Xbox One conference wasn’t a new game, it was that games from the original Xbox will be backwards compatible on the Xbox One and Xbox One X later this year.

The first title announced for the service is the truly excellent Crimson Skies: Road to Revenge, a rollicking flight combat game. Nothing else has been said thus far – and it’s unclear whether these titles will be updated with achievements – but hopefully more games will be announced soon.

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