Xbox One Backwards Compatibility: ‘Bomberman Live’ Added To List, ‘Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2’ Up Next?
The list of titles for the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The latest addition being a multiplayer classic, the explosive game, Bomberman Live.Advertisement
The game was released back in December 2010 for the Xbox Live Arcade. The latest incarnation of the arcade classic was a hit for both gamers and critics with favorable reviews from sites like IGN and Metacritic.
According to Express, Microsoft has made the Xbox 360 title available to play on its latest-gen console, joining over 200 titles currently on the list. Bomberman: Battlefest will be available for $9.99 in the store. Players who have purchased the game for the Xbox 360 can get it for free.
Play with up seven players with in modes such as VIP, Capture the Flag and classic deathmatch. The game also features a wide variety of customization options, which can put the higher specs of the Xbox One to good use.
More Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games Coming
Microsoft’s Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program has already increased its game sales by a large percentage. And with more fans asking for popular titles such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Mass Effect 2, this number is predicted to go up even further.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 already has 150,000 votes to be included in the program. Recent footage suggests that the game is about to join the backwards compatibility scheme but is yet to be confirmed by Microsoft.
For those who are waiting for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, don’t hold your breath. The games are unlikely to be backwards compatible anytime soon due to remasters for latest gen consoles are currently in the works.
Expect more games from the Xbox 360 to be shipped in the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program. So hold on to those old Xbox 360 games boys and girls, who knows which one will make the cut for the Xbox One.