There will likely be no additional additions to the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility catalog till the New Year, Microsoft has confirmed. Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb wrote on Twitter that Xbox is pausing releases till 2019 as a result of the group is taking a while off for the vacations.
2018 was one other huge yr for the backwards compatibility library, as Microsoft added greater than 100 titles to the catalog throughout the yr. There at the moment are greater than 550 video games within the library, of which 57 are “enhanced” for Xbox One X.
In 2018, Team Xbox added over 100 new titles to Backward Compatibility, bringing the complete catalog to over 550 video games – 57 of that are Xbox One X Enhanced. We’re taking a break for the vacations, however keep tuned for extra BC information in January. Until then, we’ll see you on Xbox Live!🎮 pic.twitter.com/rp4G5iILYt
— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) December 5, 2018
Microsoft traditionally quickly stops releasing main new options or content material to its platforms within the weeks main as much as the vacations so it might probably as an alternative concentrate on ensuring its units like Xbox One and others are regular and dependable for the numerous new folks coming on-line throughout the holidays. All Xbox One fashions are presently $50 off in the US, and that sale, together with the common uptick in gross sales throughout the holidays, will certainly imply many new Xboxes are being switched on throughout the holidays, so it is smart that Microsoft would need to concentrate on that being a superb expertise.
The Xbox One backwards compatibility library contains Xbox 360 and authentic Xbox video games. New titles are added on a semi-regular foundation (aside from this vacation season break), with the newest batch–Duke Nukem Forver, The Darkness, and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified–arriving this week.
As at all times, if you happen to personal these video games already, you may merely put the disc into your Xbox One and begin enjoying. If you personal them digitally you could find them in your sport assortment and redownload them. Check out our full list of backwards compatible games for extra.