What You Need to Know From Xbox's Massive E3 Show

The $500 Xbox One X, 'Anthem,' the return of 'Crackdown', backwards compatibility and more

Xbox Games Join the Backwards Compatible Gang
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Xbox Games Join the Backwards Compatible Gang

On stage Spencer took a break from introducing game trailers to reveal that there are now 385 backwards compatible games for Xbox One, and there are about to be a lot more. Microsoft is now working on making original Xbox games backwards compatible, and showed a hint of 2003's arcade-style air battles game, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge. 

The reaction from the crowd to the announcement was bigger than it had been for some of the blockbuster titles on display, and Spencer added that over half of Xbox One players have played a backwards compatible game. 

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