First 13 Original Xbox Backward Compatible Games Announced

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All titles will run at 1080p, with a frame rate per second higher than the original and reduced load times. In addition to this great news, Microsoft prepared a big surprise for all subscribers of Xbox Game Pass and to celebrate the launch of these new titles backward compatible. With Xbox One being pushed as an all-in-one entertainment center, this is an excellent way to make all of your favorite games playable in one place.

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These are now the first wave of games that are being worked on by Microsoft with plenty of more games in the pipeline for the Original Xbox and the Xbox 360.

As for what original Xbox games will be brought forward next, the team is being careful to keep expectations in check - though they have a good reason. For instance, games that supported system link play - such as Crimson Skies - will still support system link play.

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Playing the games will work similarly to playing existing backwards compatible Xbox 360 games: if you own the disc pop it in; if you own it digitally, it will automatically show up for download. 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. Explore Games on Demand to see all available titles.

All 13 games on the above list are now available on the Xbox Store for approximately $9.99 each. "Forgive the clunky tutorial start", KOTOR lead designer James Ohlen told IGN with a laugh when asked what advice he'd have for players trying KOTOR for the first time.

As reported by IGN, the enhancements will trickle down to the vaunted Xbox 360 backward compatibility program too. Let us know in the comments section below!

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