Xbox gets over 70 new Backward Compatible Games

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More Xbox 360 and original Xbox games added in celebration of 20th anniversary

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Microsoft has announced the addition of over 70 Xbox 360 and original Xbox games to the backward compatibility catalog on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, in celebration of the brand’s 20th anniversary.

The newly added games include the entire Max Payne series and the F.E.A.R. franchise, now playable on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles for the very first time. The entire Skate franchise is now complete with the addition of Skate 2. More than 20+ original Xbox titles including Dead or Alive Ultimate, Star Wars: Jedi Knight II, Star Wars: Starfighter, and Otogi franchises.

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Further, every backward compatible title added today will experience improved visual quality with Auto HDR on supported displays, which automatically adds HDR enhancements on Xbox Series X|S. Original Xbox games will experience a resolution increase on all Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles on supported displays – 4x resolution increase on Xbox Series X and Xbox One X; 3x resolution increase on Xbox Series S; and 2x resolution increase on Xbox One S and Xbox One.

Also, 11 titles added today get FPS Boost, which doubles the original framerate up to 60 FPS, including F.E.A.R., F.E.A.R. 3, Binary Domain, and NIER. Further, FPS Boost is now enabled on 26 more titles from the existing catalog including top requested titles such as the entire Gears of War franchise, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Dragon Age: Origins, Dead Space 2 & 3, Alan Wake and Sonic Generations. And beginning today, FPS Boost is rolling out to 33 titles via Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) that were previously enhanced on Xbox Series X|S including Fallout 4, Fallout 76, and The Evil Within 2.

Players can toggle FPS Boost as well as Auto HDR on or off under the “Manage Game” section for any title.

Fans can play these games today if you own them on disc or digitally, and the vast majority can be purchased digitally by new players in the Microsoft Store starting later today.

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