It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Xbox One isn't backwards compatible with Xbox 360 discs or Xbox Live Arcade Xbox One isn't backwards compatible with Xbox 360 discs or Xbox Live Arcade
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xbox One isn't backwards compatible with Xbox 360 discs or Xbox Live Arcade
Thread Tools
Old 22nd May 2013, 09:29   #1
[M] Reviewer
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 126,723
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default Xbox One isn't backwards compatible with Xbox 360 discs or Xbox Live Arcade

It's true: the Xbox One will not play your Xbox 360 game discs, nor will your Xbox Live Arcade games transfer (not to mention any other content that's dependent on the 360's hardware architecture, anyhow). That Gamerscore you've been earning, though? That's gonna transfer. As will your Xbox Live Gamertag.

Sadly, due to the x86 architecture of the Xbox One, the PowerPC-based 360 titles simply won't run on the hardware. Microsoft's not super worried about consumer reaction, though, telling Engadget, "We care very much about the investment people have made in Xbox 360 and will continue to support it with a pipeline of new games and new apps well into the future," a Microsoft rep told us. That said, Xbox One is designed, "to play an entirely new generation of games -- games that are architected to take full advantage of state-of-the-art processors and the infinite power of the cloud."

We got a glimpse at some of those new games this afternoon, but we expect to see much more at E3 in a few weeks. ign=Engadget
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Microsoft updates Xbox Live to outfit Xbox One with 300,000 servers Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 22nd May 2013 09:15
New source possibly confirms Xbox 720 features including backwards compatibility Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 19th April 2013 06:38
No backwards compatibility for the Xbox 720 (Next) Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 10th April 2013 11:31
Next Xbox features an AMD x86 chip, making backwards compatibility difficult Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 9th April 2013 07:18
Microsoft gifting 10-year anniversary Xbox 360s to long-term Xbox Live loyalists Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 14th November 2012 08:30
3D Realms Hopes to Kick ***, Chew Bubblegum with Duke Nukem on Xbox Live Arcade jmke WebNews 0 14th August 2007 15:38
Microsoft May Abandon XBOX 360 Backwards Compatibility jmke WebNews 0 6th June 2006 12:16
Analysts Talk Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility, Pricing jmke WebNews 0 8th June 2005 16:33
Xbox 360 Backwards Compatible jmke WebNews 0 17th May 2005 23:13
Microsoft poo-poos Xbox 2 backwards compatibility 'fiction' jmke WebNews 0 22nd June 2004 23:40

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:28.

Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO