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The arrival of Xbox One backwards compatibility is drawing steadily closer, but are you up to date on exactly how it works? Microsoft?s Director of Programming Larry ?Major Nelson? Hryb and Smosh?s Amra ?FLitz? Ricketts boot up BattleBlock Theater on an Xbox One to show off the system?s new features.

There?s nothing that hasn?t come up before at E3 or in other announcements: discs and supported digital games will both work, as will online multiplayer, and user saves will carry over as long as they?ve been uploaded to the cloud. Still, it?s great for a refresher.

The full list of backwards compatible games will be revealed on November 9, while the backwards compatibility update as part of the New Xbox One Experience on November 12.

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About Emma Schaefer

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Emma’s early gaming was mostly done in secret, as the only gamer in a family of normal people. She still retains skills from this dark period in her life, such as the ability to teleport instantly across the house away from the computer, and holds a gold medal in the Olympic sport of “Hide the Gameboy.” Sorry, Mom, now you know. Find her on Twitter @Emma4EGM

Learn about Xbox One backwards compatibility with Major Nelson and FLitz

By Emma Schaefer | 11/6/2015 10:00 PM PT

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The arrival of Xbox One backwards compatibility is drawing steadily closer, but are you up to date on exactly how it works? Microsoft?s Director of Programming Larry ?Major Nelson? Hryb and Smosh?s Amra ?FLitz? Ricketts boot up BattleBlock Theater on an Xbox One to show off the system?s new features.

There?s nothing that hasn?t come up before at E3 or in other announcements: discs and supported digital games will both work, as will online multiplayer, and user saves will carry over as long as they?ve been uploaded to the cloud. Still, it?s great for a refresher.

The full list of backwards compatible games will be revealed on November 9, while the backwards compatibility update as part of the New Xbox One Experience on November 12.

Read More


About Emma Schaefer

view all posts

Emma’s early gaming was mostly done in secret, as the only gamer in a family of normal people. She still retains skills from this dark period in her life, such as the ability to teleport instantly across the house away from the computer, and holds a gold medal in the Olympic sport of “Hide the Gameboy.” Sorry, Mom, now you know. Find her on Twitter @Emma4EGM