Max Payne, Mortal Kombat, Dead or Alive, and 73 other games are now backwards compatible

Microsoft continues to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Xbox with exciting announcements. Today, no less than 76 games join the list of backward compatible titles on the Xbox Series X. There are some cult names, such as the first two Max Payne, Mortal Kombat, three Dead or Alive or the FEAR saga.

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Microsoft has worked hard to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Xbox. A new controller, limited editions, new theme… The publisher has stepped up actions to celebrate the anniversary of its console. And it’s not finished yet. Today, it is a gift of size that the firm of Redmond makes to the players. After two years of status quo, The list of backward compatible games on the Xbox Series X is finally growing.

Rumors about this have been circulating for some time, and Microsoft has finally responded, not halfway. In total, these are 76 tracks who join the program, including a few nuggets. We let you consult the complete list below, but as an example, know that you will find all the Max Payne, des F.E.A.R, Dead or Alive ou encore Skate 2.

Here is the list of games to join the Xbox Backward Compatibility Program

Without further ado, here are the 76 Xbox and Xbox 360 games that can now run on Xbox Series X:

  • 50 Cent : Blood on the Sand
  • Aces of the Galaxy
  • Advent Rising
  • Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom
  • Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Make the Grade
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth
  • Bankshot Billiards 2
  • Beautiful Katamari
  • Binary Domain
  • Black College Football Xperience: Doug Williams Ed
  • Cloning Clyde
  • Conan
  • Darwinia+
  • Dead or Alive Ultimate
  • Dead or Alive 3
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • Death by Cube
  • Disney Universe
  • Disney’s Chicken Little
  • Elements of Destruction
  • F.E.A.R.
  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
  • F.E.A.R. 3
  • F.E.A.R. Files
  • The First Templar
  • Gladius
  • Gunvalkyrie
  • Islands of Wakfu
  • Lego The Lord of the Rings
  • Manhunt
  • Max Payne
  • Max Payne 2 : The Fall of Max Payne
  • Max Payne 3
  • Mini Ninjas
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
  • MX vs. ATV Alive
  • MX vs. ATV Untamed
  • DENY
  • Novadrome
  • Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee
  • Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad
  • Otogi: Myth of Demons
  • Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors
  • The Outfit
  • Outpost Kaloki X
  • Quake Arena Arcade
  • R.A.W. – Realms of Ancient War
  • Red Dead Revolver
  • Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
  • Ridge Racer 6
  • Rio
  • Risen
  • Risen 2: Dark Waters
  • Rock of Ages
  • Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
  • Scramble
  • Screwjumper!
  • Secret Weapons Over Normandy
  • Skate 2
  • SpongeBob SquarePants Underpants Slam!
  • SpongeBob’s Truth or Square
  • Star Wars Starfighter: Special Edition
  • Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
  • Switchball
  • Thrillville
  • Thrillville: Off the Rails
  • Time Pilot
  • TimeSplitters 2
  • TimeSplitters: Future Perfect
  • Toy Story Mania!
  • Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment
  • Viva Piñata: Party Animals
  • Warlords

On the same topic: Xbox Game Pass – 16 Xbox and Xbox 360 games are now playable via the cloud

“This latest and final addition of over 70 titles to the backward compatibility program was only possible thanks to the passion and feedback from the community.”, commented Peggy Lo, Head of Compatibility Program at Xbox. “The constant demands [des fans de Xbox] for specific titles and enhancements encouraged the Backward Compatibility team to partner with the original creators to preserve thousands of games from over four generations of Xbox. ”

Remember that all the games listed will offer theAuto HDR on the Xbox Series X, as well as an increased resolution compared to their original version, which can be quadrupled on Xbox Series X.

Microsoft activates FPS Boost on 33 Xbox Cloud Gaming games

So this is a great surprise for Xbox gamers, who didn’t expect the list of backward compatible games to grow. Indeed, two years ago, Microsoft assured that it had “No intention to add Xbox or Xbox 360 games to the catalog.” Although the firm has visibly changed its mind, However, we should not expect the trend to continue. “While we continue to focus on preserving and enhancing the artistic form of games, we have reached the limit of our ability to bring new games from the past to the catalog due to licensing, legal and technical constraints.”, explique Peggy Lo.

However, other programs continue to develop. This is particularly the case of FPS Boost, which can double the number of frames per second of games on Xbox Series X. As of today, 37 new games can benefit from it, including 26 backward compatible like the series Gears of War ou encore Fallout 3 et Fallout New Vegas. Finally, FPS Boost is coming to 33 games available on Xbox Cloud Gaming, including Fallout 4, Fallout 76 et The Evil Within 2.

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