Xbox One Backwards Compatibility: First 104 Games Announced


The New Xbox One Experience will be with us on November 12, and with it comes the highly-anticipated backwards compatibility update. Come the service’s release, 104 games from the Xbox 360’s vast back catalogue will be available to play on the Xbox One, says Mike Ybarra, Director Of Program Management for Xbox.

Today, I’m happy to unveil to you the first 104 Xbox One Backward Compatibility games. Some of my favorites are included, like the complete “Gears of War” catalog, “Assassin’s Creed II,” “Fallout 3,” “Borderlands,” and “Castle Crashers.” The full list of the first 104 games is below and can also be found on And, as I shared at Gamescom, going forward, all Xbox 360 games available through Games with Gold after Nov. 12 will be playable on Xbox One.

You can peruse the full list of games to be available on day 1 below:

A Kingdom for Keflings

Lode Runner™

A World of Keflings


Alien Hominid HD

Mass Effect™

Assassin’s Creed II

Metal Slug 3

Asteroids & Deluxe

Metal Slug XX

Banjo Kazooie®: Nuts & Bolts

Might & Magic Clash of Heroes™


Mirror’s Edge™


Missile Command

BattleBlock Theater

Monday Night Combat

Bejeweled 2

Monkey Island: Special Edition

Bellator: MMA Onslaught

Monkey Island 2: Special Edition

Beyond Good & Evil HD

Ms. Splosion Man™

Blood of the Werewolf

Mutant Blobs Attack!!!

BloodRayne: Betrayal



NBA JAM: On Fire Edition

Call of Juarez® Gunslinger

NiGHTS into dreams…

Castle Crashers

Operation Flashpoint™: Dragon Rising


Pac-Man: Championship Edition™

Centipede & Millipede

Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+

Condemned: Criminal Origins

Perfect Dark

Crazy Taxi™

Perfect Dark Zero

Deadliest Warrior: Legends

Phantom Breaker:Battle Grounds

Defense Grid: The Awakening

Pinball FX™

DiRT 3

Plants vs. Zombies

DiRT Showdown

Prince of Persia

Discs of Tron

Putty Squad


Rayman 3 HD

Doom II

R-Type Dimensions™

Dungeon Siege III

Sacred Citadel

Earthworm Jim HD

Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.

Fable II

Sega Vintage Collection: Golden Axe

Fallout 3

Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World

Feeding Frenzy

Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage

Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown

Shadow Complex

Gears of War

Sonic CD

Gears of War 2

Sonic The Hedgehog

Gears of War 3

Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Gears of War: Judgment

Sonic The Hedgehog 3

Golden Axe™

Super Meat Boy

Halo: Spartan Assault

Supreme Commander 2

Hardwood Backgammon®

Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas

Hardwood Hearts®

Tom Clancy’s RainbowSix Vegas 2

Hardwood Spades®

South Park: The Stick of Truth™

Heavy Weapon


Hexic HD

Toy Soldiers


Toy Soldiers: Cold War

Jetpac Refuelled

Tron: Evolution

Joy Ride Turbo

Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon

Just Cause 2

Viva Piñata

Kameo™: Elements of Power

Viva Piñata: Trouble In Paradise

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game

Wolfenstein 3D

LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga


As an added bonus, all future Games With Gold titles for the Xbox 360 will also be available for Xbox One owners.

The New Xbox One Experience and backwards compatibility updates will be available at no additional cost.