Microsoft has introduced that two extra video games and their corresponding expansions are actually backwards suitable on Xbox One. All 4 titles are part of EA’s Command and Conquer franchise.
As is the case with most new backwards suitable video games, the announcement was made by way of a tweet by Xbox Live director of programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb. The two new video games are Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars and Command and Conquer 3: Red Alert 3. The former’s growth, Kane’s Wrath, in addition to further content material for the latter, titled Commander’s Challenge, are additionally now backwards suitable.
In our Tiberium Wars review, Kevin VanOrd gave the sport an 8.7/10, writing, “Not only is [Tiberium Wars] a great game, but it’s a great example of a console RTS done right. If you’ve never played a Command & Conquer game before, there’s no better time than the present.” VanOrd didn’t supply as a lot reward in our Red Alert 3 review, but additionally remarked that the Xbox 360 model of the sport has “enough good, crazy fun that it might just charm you into forgiving its flaws.”
EA is at present in works with Petroglyph Games in growth of a Command and Conquer Remastered Collection, which is able to embody new variations of 1995’s Tiberian Dawn, 1996’s Red Alert, and each video games’ growth packs. EA confused that the gathering would launch “without microtransactions” on PC, and can try to recapture the “authenticity” of the unique video games. No actual timeframe has been introduced for when the Command and Conquer Remastered Collection will launch, however EA has hinted it’ll release on the franchise’s 25th anniversary in 2020.
If you are curious as to what video games are backwards suitable on Xbox One, we have compiled the full list. We’ve additionally highlighted our personal favorites if you wish to know the most effective video games to play.