Microsoft released the update of Xbox one game console, from the day of launch in 2013 Xbox one backwards compatibility with 2 predecessor consoles Xbox and Xbox 360. This Xbox One backwards compatibility list with Xbox 360 was first officially announced on 15th June 2015 during Microsoft 21st Electronic Entertainment Expo press conference. It was also clear that there would be no additional cost and with the Xbox 360 games compatibility support, it will run with certain access to Xbox one feature within an emulator.

The Xbox 360 Features Access To Xbox One:

  • It has access with the recording gameplay ability.
  • It also has the gameplay access to the broadcasting.

BUT!!! There is no direct disc gameplay access there is relicensed needed, for that user need to insert the discs which will allow the automatic download the licensed of that game in this way the game does not need any extensive modification of the game for the original title.

Q: What issue occurs with this compatibility on Xbox 360?

Ans: When the compatibility of Xbox 360 run on Xbox One worked, it was confirmed that the non-availability of Xbox 360 game title has the licensing issue, nor engineering problem.

It is now confirmed that every Xbox 360 games are now running out of the box on Xbox One with no modifications requirement nor porting, the only thing is a valid license, so keep in mind and check out the complete list of Xbox 360 compatibility and Playable on Xbox One.

The second announcement on Microsoft press conference at 33rd Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 2017) by Phil Spencer (Microsoft Xbox Head) official announced that the Xbox One consoles are now able to run the original Xbox games with the limited selected games list. He also confirms that the compatibility of Xbox console will run on entire Xbox One console family which includes the Xbox One X and there would be no charges for this update planned fall of 2017. The games are selected from the popularity and demanded of Xbox users from all around the world.

The Xbox Features Access To Xbox One:

  • The function for Xbox backwards compatibility will be similar as Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.
  • Xbox game disc is required in order to install the compatible of game version on Xbox One console.
  • The system link function will work on the Xbox One console.

NEWS!!! Xbox Users Are Waiting: There is no achievement support receives by Xbox while backwards compatibility and users are waiting for Spencer announcement regarding this feature.

Q: What issue occurs with this compatibility on Xbox?

Ans: There would be no access to the saves or connect of any old game to Xbox Live, only system link will available.

The Best Standard Improvement of Backward Compatibility On Xbox One

  • Improved the stability of edge rate: The expanded performance of Xbox One has enables the titles to maintain & hit up the maximum edge rate with more consistently.
  • Recreations using dynamic goals will hit their maximum goals all the more frequently or consistently because of the expanded presentation of the Xbox One.
  • Filtering of 16X Anisotropic: Greatly upgrades the nature of surfaces.
  • Constrained V-sync: Prevents screen tearing.
  • Variable invigorate rate similarity: Allows showcases to coordinate the present edge rate of the support, avoiding faltering and tearing and improving the smoothness of movement. A good showcase is required for variable invigorate rates.

The Benefits of Xbox One Enhancements

In reverse good unique Xbox and Xbox 360 titles will profit by getting to be Xbox One X upgraded with patches focused at expanding the utilization of the Xbox One X’s equipment past the standard enhancements that accompany in backwards compatibility.

  • Dolby Atmos: The title bolsters Dolby Atmos encompass sound when utilized with a sound framework supporting it.
  • HDR: The title underpins HDR10 with presentations supporting it
  • 4K Ultra HD: The title is fit for yielding 2160p to shows fit for showing it

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility list For Xbox 360

In this list every Xbox 360 games are currently able to play on Xbox One, so check out the list for A to Z and share with us that which Xbox 360 game is the most loveable for you to play on Xbox One, it will help us to provide you more information about Microsoft Xbox world.


  • 3D Ultra Minigolf
  • 0 day Attack on Earth

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List From A To D:


  • Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation
  • Aegis Wing
  • Age of Booty
  • Aliens vs. Predator
  • Alaskan Adventures
  • Aqua
  • Alan Wake (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • A Kingdom for Keflings
  • Anomaly Warzone Earth
  • Alien Hominid HD
  • Altered Beast
  • Assassin’s Creed (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Assassin’s Creed II (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD
  • Assassin’s Creed Revelations
  • Assassin’s Creed 3
  • Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag
  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue
  • Asteroids and Deluxe
  • AirMech
  • Alan Wake’s American Nightmare (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • A World of Keflings
  • Army of Two
  • Alice: Madness Returns
  • Axel and Pixel
  • Assault Heroes 2
  • Astropop


  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  • Battlefield 3 – disc only
  • Battlestations Pacific
  • Bayonetta (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Battlefield 1943
  • Battlefield: Bad Company
  • Blue Dragon
  • Bomberman Battlefest
  • Boom Boom Rocket
  • Bound by Flame
  • Borderlands
  • Brain Challenge
  • Brothers In Arms: Hell’s Highway
  • Brutal Legend
  • Bullet Soul
  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts
  • Banjo Tooie
  • Bellator: MMA Onslaught
  • Beyond Good and Evil HD
  • BioShock Infinite
  • Blazing Angels
  • Bejeweled 2
  • Bejeweled 3
  • Blood Knights
  • Blood of the Werewolf
  • Babel Rising
  • Band of Bugs (May 4)
  • Banjo Kazooie
  • BioShock
  • BioShock 2
  • Burnout Paradise
  • Burnout Revenge
  • BattleBlock Theater
  • The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal
  • Bloodforge
  • Bullet Soul -Infinite Burst-
  • Bully
  • Batman: Arkham Origins – disc only
  • Borderlands 2
  • Braid (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Brave: The Video Game


  • Call of Duty 2 (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Call of Duty 3
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  • Call of Duty: World at War
  • Call of Juarez Gunslinger
  • Command and Conquer 3 Tiberium wars
  • Command and Conquer 3 Kane’s Wrath
  • Command and Conquer Red Alert 3
  • Command & Conquer Version: Red Alert 3 Chapter: Commander’s Challenge Published by Electronic Arts
  • Crysis
  • Crysis 2
  • Crysis 3
  • Crystal Defenders
  • Crystal Quest
  • Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
  • Castlevania Chapter: Lords of Shadow Version Mirror of Fate Published by Konami
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • Castle Crashers
  • Castlestorm
  • Contra
  • Comic Jumper
  • Comix Zone
  • Crackdown (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Crackdown 2
  • Crazy Taxi
  • Costume Quest
  • Costume Quest 2
  • Calbela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013
  • Cabela’s Hunting Expeditions
  • Cabela’s Survival: Shadows of Katmai
  • Cars: Mater-National
  • Centipede and Millipede
  • Child of Eden
  • Commanders: Attack
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Counter-Strike: GO
  • Carcassonne
  • Civilization Revolution
  • Cars 2: The Video Game
  • Capcom Arcade Cabinet
  • Catherine


  • Dead Space
  • Dead Space 2
  • Dead Space 3
  • Dead Space Ignition
  • Doom
  • Doom II
  • Doom 3 BFG Edition
  • Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
  • Dead Rising 2: Case West
  • Darksiders (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Darksiders 2
  • Dirt 3
  • Dirt Showdown
  • Deadfall Adventures
  • Defense Grid
  • Duke Nukem Forever
  • Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
  • Dragon Age: Origins
  • Dragon Age 2
  • Deadly Premonition
  • Dig Dug
  • The Darkness
  • Deadliest Warrior: The Game
  • Deadliest Warrior: Legends
  • Disney Bolt
  • Dungeon Siege III
  • Doritos Crash Course
  • Double Dragon Neon
  • Daytona USA
  • Dante’s Inferno
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Divinity 2: The Dragon Knight Saga
  • Domino Master
  • Dark Souls (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Dark Void
  • Discs of Tron
  • Driver San Francisco
  • Duck Tales: Remastered
  • DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List From E To H:


  • Eat Lead
  • Earth Defense Force 2025
  • Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
  • Earth Defense Force 2017
  • Escape Dead Island
  • Elder Scrolls IV Chapter: Oblivion Published by Bethesda (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Earthworm Jim HD
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two


  • Far Cry 2
  • Far Cry 3
  • Fable Heroes
  • Fighting Vipers
  • Foul Play
  • Frogger 2
  • Fable Anniversary (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Fable II (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Fable II Pub Games
  • Fable III
  • F1 2014
  • Feeding Frenzy
  • Feeding Frenzy 2
  • Fuel
  • Final Fantasy XIII (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Final Fight: Double Impact
  • Fallout 3 (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Fallout: New Vegas
  • Forza Horizon (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Flashback
  • Fight Night Champion
  • Faery: Legends of Avalon
  • Frogger
  • Fret Nice
  • Frontlines: Fuel of War
  • From Dust


  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Gin Rummy
  • Girl Fight
  • Golf: Tee It Up!
  • GRID Autosport
  • Gatling Gears
  • Guardian Heroes
  • GRID 2
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Gears of War by Microsoft Studios – BONUS version Ultimate Edition (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Gears of War 2 Published by Microsoft Studios The BONUS version Ultimate Edition (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Gears of War 3 Published by Microsoft Studios with BONUS version Ultimate Edition (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Ghostbusters
  • Gears of War: Judgment (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Golden Axe
  • Gripshift
  • Guwange
  • Goat Simulator
  • Go! Go! Break Steady
  • Galaga Legions
  • Galaga Legions DX
  • Galaga
  • Ghost Recon Future Soldier
  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
  • Garou: Mark of the Wolves
  • Gyromancer
  • Greg Hastings Paintball 2
  • Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved
  • Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2
  • Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved
  • Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime


  • Halo Wars
  • Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Disc Only)
  • Halo 3 (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Halo 3: ODST
  • Halo 4
  • Halo: Spartan Assault
  • Halo: Reach (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Harms Way
  • Hydro Thunder (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Hexic 2
  • Hexic HD
  • Hardwood Backgammon
  • Hardwood Hearts
  • Hardwood Spades
  • Hitman HD Pack
  • Hitman: Blood Money
  • Half-Minute Hero – Super Mega Neo Climax
  • Hard Corps: Uprising
  • Hydrophobia
  • Heavy Weapon

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List From I To L:


  • Iron Brigade
  • Ikaruga
  • Interpol
  • I Am Alive
  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
  • ilomilo


  • Just Cause
  • Just Cause 2
  • Jewel Quest
  • Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad
  • Joust
  • Joe Danger
  • Joe Danger 2: The Movie
  • Jet Set Radio
  • Joy Ride Turbo
  • Jetpac Refuelled


  • King of Fighters 98 Ultimate Match
  • King of Fighters 2012 Unlimited Match
  • King of Fighters XIII
  • King of Fighters Sky Stage
  • Kameo
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
  • Kane and Lynch 2


  • LEGO Batman
  • LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  • LEGO Indiana Jones 2
  • LEGO introduce Pirates of the Caribbean The Video Game Published by Disney Interactive Studios
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
  • LEGO Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars
  • Lumines Live!
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Lode Runner
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
  • Lost Planet
  • Lost Planet 2
  • Lost Planet 3
  • Lost Planet Colonies
  • Lazy Raiders
  • Lost Odyssey
  • Luxor 2 Arcade
  • Lightning Returns Chapter: XIII Final Fantasy Published by Square Enix (Xbox One X enhanced)

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List From M To P:


  • Monkey Island: SE
  • Monkey Island 2: SE
  • Mass Effect (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Splosion Man
  • Metal Slug 3
  • Metal Slug XX
  • Mutant Blobs Attack
  • Mutant Storm Empire
  • Mutant Storm Reloaded
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Magic 2012
  • Magic 2013
  • Magic 2014 – Duels of the Planeswalkers
  • Midnight Club LA
  • Mafia II
  • Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine
  • Monday Night Combat
  • Monopoly Deal
  • Monopoly Plus
  • Madballs Babo: Invasion
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Moon Diver
  • Mars: War Logs
  • MX vs. ATV Reflex
  • Might and Magic Clash of Heroes
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
  • Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker HD Edition
  • Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death published by 505 Games format of XBLA
  • Meet the Robinsons
  • Mirror’s Edge (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Missile Command
  • Motocross Madness
  • Marathon: Durandal
  • Medal of Honor: Airborne
  • Midway Arcade Origins
  • Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond


NiGHTS into Dreams


NBA Jam: On Fire Edition

Ninja Gaiden 2 (Xbox One X enhanced)

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge

N+ (Tested by Digital Foundry)

NeoGeo Battle Coliseum


  • Overlord
  • Overlord 2
  • Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
  • Operation Flashpoint: Red River
  • Outland
  • Orcs Must Die!


  • Perfect Dark
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Pac-Man
  • Pac-Man Museum
  • Pac-Man Championship Edition
  • Putty Squad
  • Pinball FX
  • Prince of Persia
  • Prince of Persia (2008)
  • Peggle
  • Peggle 2
  • Portal: Still Alive
  • Portal 2 (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Port Royale 3 Pirates and Merchants
  • Puzzle Quest
  • Puzzle Quest Galactrix
  • Puzzle Quest 2
  • Poker Smash
  • Phantasy Star II
  • Puzzlegeddon
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Pure
  • Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
  • Prey
  • Persona 4 Arena

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List From Q To T


  • Quantum Conundrum


  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
  • U.S.E.
  • Red Dead Redemption (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Red Faction: Armageddon
  • Raskulls
  • Radiant Silvergun
  • Rayman Legends
  • Rayman Origins
  • Rayman Raving Rabbids
  • Rayman 3 HD
  • Raiden IV
  • R-Type Dimensions
  • Rainbow Six Vegas 2
  • Rainbow Six Vegas (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
  • Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis
  • RoboBlitz
  • Rumble Roses XX


  • Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd and Co.
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage
  • Sega Vintage Collection: ToeJam and Earl
  • Sonic Generations
  • Sonic the Fighters
  • Sonic Adventure
  • Sonic Adventure 2
  • Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Sonic and Knuckles
  • Sonic CD
  • Sonic Unleashed
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 3
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 2
  • Shinobi
  • Sam and Max Save the World
  • Sam and Max Beyond Time and Space
  • Star Wars Chapter The Force Unleashed published by LucasArts (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
  • Shadow Assault Tenchu
  • Shadow Complex (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • Shadows of the Damned
  • Samurai Shodown II
  • Syberia
  • Sensible World of Soccer
  • Saints Row
  • Saints Row 2
  • Saints Row: The Third
  • Saints Row IV
  • Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell
  • Splosion Man
  • ScreamRide
  • Sacred 3
  • Sacred Citadel
  • Spelunky
  • Silent Hill: Downpour
  • Silent Hill: HD Collection
  • Silent Hill Homecoming
  • Scarygirl
  • Scrap Metal
  • Space Giraffe
  • Space Invaders Infinity Gene
  • Sine Mora
  • Small Arms
  • Soul Caliber
  • Soul Caliber II HD
  • Skullgirls
  • Splinter Cell Blacklist (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Splinter Cell Conviction (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Chapter Double Agent published by Ubisoft (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Slender: The Arrival
  • Soltrio Solitaire
  • Super Contra (September 14th)
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition
  • Skate 3 (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • Street Fighter 4
  • Sega Bass Fishing
  • SSX
  • Stacking
  • Sniper Elite V2
  • Steinsgate (Japan only)
  • Strania
  • Split / Second
  • Supreme Commander 2


  • The Cave
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2
  • Tekken 6
  • Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.
  • Tom Clancy’s EndWar
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Toy Soldiers Cold War
  • The Walking Dead: Season One (August 29th)
  • The Walking Dead: Season Two (August 29th)
  • The Walking Dead: Michonne (August 29t
  • Toy Story 3
  • Ticket to Ride
  • TimeShift
  • Tropico 4
  • Torchlight
  • Tron: Evolution
  • The Orange Box
  • Tomb Raider Anniversary
  • Tomb Raider Legend
  • Tomb Raider Underworld
  • Texas Hold’em
  • Tour de France 2009
  • Tower Bloxx Deluxe
  • Trine 2
  • Tecmo Bowl Throwback
  • Toybox Turbos
  • The Splatters
  • Triggerheart Exelica
  • Trials Evolution
  • Trials HD (Tested by Digital Foundry)
  • The Maw
  • The Misadventures of PB Winterbottom
  • The Darkness 2

Xbox One Backward Compatible Games List From U To Z


  • Unbound Saga
  • Ugly Americans: Apocalypse geddon
  • Undertow


  • Virtual-On (Japan only)
  • Virtual On: OT
  • Vanquish
  • Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise
  • Viva Piñata
  • Virtua Fighter 2
  • Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown


  • Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
  • The Witcher 2: Chapter Assassins of Kings published by CD Project Red (Xbox One X enhanced)
  • Wolfenstein 3D


  • XCOM: Enemy Within
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown


  • Yosumin! Live


  • Zuma
  • Zone of the Enders HD
  • Zuma’s Revenge!

Xbox one backwards compatibility list For Xbox

In this list of Xbox, you will see those games which are selected from the public demand and available on Xbox One. As Xbox original games introduce with the Xbox One backwards Compatible started from 24th October 2017 till the last update on 7th June 2018.

As On October 24, 2017:

  • Black also available in “Vault of EA” access published by Electronic Arts
  • BloodRayne 2 (Majesco)
  • Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge (Microsoft Studios)
  • Dead to Rights (Namco)
  • Fuzion Frenzy (Microsoft Studios) Available via Game Pass
  • Grabbed by the Ghoulies (Microsoft Studios) Also included in Rare Replay
  • The King of Fighters Neowave (SNK Playmore) US and Mexico Only
  • Ninja Gaiden Black (Tecmo) Available via Game Pass (US Only)
  • Prince Of Persia version The Sand of Time published by Ubisoft
  • Psychonauts (Double Fine Productions)
  • Red Faction II (THQ)
  • Sid Meier’s Pirates! (2K Games)
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (LucasArts) Available via Game Pass

As On April 17, 2018:

  • Blinx: The Time Sweeper (Microsoft Studios)
  • Breakdown (Namco)
  • Conker: Live & Reloaded (Microsoft Studios)
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (Bethesda Softworks)
  • Hunter: The Reckoning (White Wolf, Inc.)
  • Jade Empire (Microsoft Studios)
  • Panzer Dragoon Orta (Sega)
  • SSX 3 (Electronic Arts)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront (LucasArts)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II (LucasArts)

As On April 26, 2018:

  • Destroy All Humans! (THQ)
  • Full Spectrum Warrior (THQ)
  • Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction (LucasArts)
  • MX Unleashed (THQ)
  • Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory (JoWooD Productions) Europe only
  • Star Wars: Battlefront (LucasArts)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II (LucasArts)
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (LucasArts)
  • Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter (LucasArts)
  • Star Wars: The Knights of the old Republic part II (The Sith Lords) published by LucasArts.
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando (LucasArts)

On June 7, 2018:

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Rockstar Games) Saves won’t transfer & Original Disc owners upgrades to 360 version.


There are some of the other games Xbox fans are expecting to Backwards Compatibility with Xbox One and hope that more features would be added to this stage where user can get more access to Xbox One console on Xbox and Xbox 360. There is multiples list of games we discuss in this article and if you have done the Xbox One Backwards compatibility then share your experience with any update we miss in this article. It will help us to provide a more useful article on this website.