Microsoft is bringing 19 new original Xbox games to the Xbox One this month, including six classic Star Wars titles. The additions bring the total number of original Xbox backwards compatibility games to 32, after Microsoft launched 13 titles last year.
All of the games will work via either a disc version of the title or a digital copy from the Microsoft Store. This is the full list of games that will be available later this month:
Original Xbox games releasing on April 17:
- Blinx: The Time Sweeper
- 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 (Europe only)
- 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
The Xbox One now has backwards compatibility to over 32 old Xbox games
Alongside the original Xbox additions, Microsoft is also bringing additional Xbox One X Enhanced updates to existing Xbox 360 games. Those updates will be available today, and they will bring enhancements to the following games:
- Gears of War 2
- Portal 2
- Red Dead Redemption
- Sonic Generations (first time available on Xbox One)
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
The original Xbox was first released on November 15, 2001 in North America, followed by Australia, Europe and Japan in 2002. It was more powerful compared to its rival, the PlayStation 2 and featured a standard PC’s 733 MHz Intel Pentium III processor. The Xbox sold over 24 million units.
Source: The Verge
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