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Microsoft Reveal Latest Original Xbox Backwards Compatible Games

For many, Microsoft's reveal of original Xbox backwards compatibility was an amazing one. Whilst it was definitely a strategy of quality over quantity for the initial batch of games, Microsoft has detailed the second phase of the roll out.

It is safe to say that they have really pushed the boat out on this roll out, with quality still being a focus, but also a much improved level of quantity.

The latest batch of original Xbox games for Xbox One have been revealed

Via their second episode of Inside Xbox, Microsoft announced 19 more games being added to the range, bringing the total to a much more respectable 32.

The games announced are:

Original Xbox games releasing on April 17:

  • Blinx: The Time Sweeper

  • Breakdown

  • Conker: Live & Reloaded

  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

  • Hunter: The Reckoning

  • Jade Empire

  • Panzer Dragoon Orta

  • SSX 3

Original Xbox games releasing on April 26:

  • Destroy All Humans!

  • Full Spectrum Warrior

  • Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction

  • MX Unleashed

  • Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory

  • Star Wars Battlefront

  • Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

  • Star Wars Jedi Starfighter

  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

  • Star Wars Republic Commando

With the inclusion of Panzer Dragoon Orta, Jade Empire, Knights of the Old Republic II, and Republic Commando, Microsoft is now starting to build some real momentum with this Xbox feature.

As previously, you can insert your original Xbox DVD in the Xbox One drive to unlock the game, or purchase it digitally from the Microsoft Store.

The latest Xbox One X enhanced 360 games have been revealed

Microsoft also announced that for the first time, and available immediately, Sonic Generations will be playable on the Xbox One as well as receiving enhancements to the game if played on the Xbox One X. Other Xbox 360 games receiving the enhancement treatment on the Xbox One X are Portal 2, Gears of War 2, Darksiders, Red Dead Redemption, and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

Are you happy with the latest batch of original Xbox games? What games were you hoping for? Let us know.

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