first_img Review: ‘Gears 5’ Brings a Fresh Perspective to the FranchiseYes, Your Xbox Was Spying on You Stay on target During this year’s Xbox E3 briefing, Microsoft announced that original Xbox games would be available on Xbox One via backwards compatibility. Today, the company has revealed a list of the first 13 backwards compatible titles. The list includes a nice mix of first party and third party titles.Below are the Xbox games coming to Xbox One. They will be on the Xbox One store tomorrow, October 24, so you won’t have to wait very long to get your retro Xbox fix.Star Wars: Knights of the Old RepublicNinja Gaiden BlackCrimson Skies: High Road to RevengeFuzion FrenzyPrince of Persia: The Sands of TimePsychonautsDead to RightsBlackGrabbed by the GhouliesSid Meier’s Pirates!Red Faction IIBloodRayne 2The King of Fighters NeowaveThese are still the same games you remember playing, but a bit better. Each one has 1080p resolution, faster loading times, and higher/smoother frame rates. Below, you can see how these old games look running on an Xbox One S. Knights of the Old Republic looks ancient compared to modern games, but it looks light years better than it used to. Notice the sharper textures and improved aliasing.Like backwards compatible Xbox 360 games, one simply needs to insert an Xbox game disk into the Xbox One. After that, the game will automatically download to their hard drive. Those who never owned any of these games can also purchase many of them digitally from the Xbox Store for $9.99.Online multiplayer isn’t supported by these titles, but System link is. This allows players on different Xbox consoles to play one another. Basically, you can have players on the original Xbox, Xbox One, and Xbox One X face each other in old-school LAN parties.These 13 titles are no doubt just the beginning. If the Xbox One receives original Xbox games the way it does Xbox 360 games, then we should see a steady stream of titles drop frequently.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img

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