Halo Reach and other new Xbox 360 titles added to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility List

Microsoft has just updated the Xbox One backward compatibility list with 16 new Xbox 360 titles, including the eagerly awaited Halo Reach. Halo Reach was the only title in the Halo franchise that wasn’t playable on Microsoft’s current generation platform. All that has now changed, thanks to Xbox One’s recently added backward compatibility feature.

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The full list of new Xbox 360 titles added to the Xbox One backward compatibility list can be seen below.

Braid Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Doritos Crash Course Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Fable III Games On Demand Microsoft Game Studios NEW
Halo: Reach Games On Demand Microsoft Game Studios NEW
Hydro Thunder Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Iron Brigade Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Kane & Lynch 2 Games On Demand Square Enix Ltd NEW
Motocross Madness Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
MS. PAC-MAN Arcade BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. NEW
Peggle Arcade PopCap Games, Inc. NEW
Portal: Still Alive Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Spelunky Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Splosion Man Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Ticket to Ride Arcade Microsoft Studios NEW
Zuma’s Revenge! Arcade PopCap Games NEW

Other prominent titles on the list include Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Fable III. Portal fans will be pleased to know that Xbox 360 version of Portal: Still Alive is now playable on the Xbox One.

According to Microsoft, Fallout 3, Gears of War 3, Just Cause 2, Assassin’s Creed II and DiRT 3 are the most popular among the existing backward compatible Xbox 360 titles being played on Xbox One. The console maker is committed to adding new titles to the Xbox One backward compatibility catalog on a regular basis.

fable 3

Meanwhile, since November 12, Xbox 360 games that are announced as part of the Games With Gold promotion are Xbox One compatible by default.

We feel that backward compatibility is an essential feature for the preservation of games from earlier console generations, particularly in the era of digital ownership. By remaining committed to bringing past generation titles to the Xbox One, Microsoft is looking to earn the respect of its loyal fan base.

What unavailable Xbox 360 titles would you like to see on the Xbox One? Make yourself heard by voting for them at Xbox.UserVoice.com, and let us know in the comments below.

Muhammad Ali Bari

Reviews Editor at GearNuke

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