Microsoft Have Added A Bunch Of New Games To Xbox One’s Backwards Compatibility


Today sees the arrival of a whole new batch of Xbox 360 games to the Xbox One‘s backwards compatibility service, but there’s some discrepancies in which ones made the cut depending on the region you live in. If you’re in North America, the 16 games listed below are the ones you get, but UK Xbox One Owners get an additional few games instead of Doritos Crash Course.

Microsoft haven’t given any reason as to why the available games differ by region, but UK residents get Halo Wars, 3 On 3 NHL Arcade, Small Arms and Soul Calibur 2 HD – what a swizz.

  • Braid
  • Doritos Crash Course
  • Fable III
  • Halo: Reach
  • Hydro Thunder
  • Iron Brigade
  • Kane & Lynch 2
  • Motocross Madness
  • Peggle
  • Portal: Still Alive
  • Spelunky
  • Splosion Man
  • Ticket to Ride™
  • Zuma’s Revenge!

Microsoft also revealed which 360 games have been played most since backwards compatibility started on November 12. There’s no surprises – all the big names came out on top.

Since launch on Nov. 12, fans have been enjoying Xbox 360 games on Xbox One for the first time ever, logging more than 9 million hours spent playing Xbox 360 games on Xbox One. And the most popular games fans from around the world have been spending those hours playing are Fallout 3, Gears of War 3, Just Cause 2, Assassin’s Creed II and DiRT 3.

And there’s still more to come! Microsoft says that the games decided on are due largely to fan requests, so if you’re waiting for a particular game to be made available, make your voice heard by going to