Xbox Series X Backwards Compatibility: Will Xbox, Xbox 360 And Xbox One Games Work On The Xbox Series X?
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Xbox Series X Backwards Compatibility: Will Xbox, Xbox 360 And Xbox One Games Work On The Xbox Series X?

Chris Trout
29 March 2020

Will the Xbox Series X support backwards compatibility?

Xbox fans have sunk time and money into games across multiple generation and making the upgrade to the Xbox Series X can be very costly - so backwards compatibility is a necessity in the next generation of consoles.

A big defining factor for many in the PS5 vs Xbox Series X debate is whether it will support older generation titles.

The PS5 has confirmed bakcwards compatibility for over 4,000 PS4 games, so what will the Xbox Series X support?

Here are the details on the Xbox Series X's Backwards Compatibility.

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PS4 Games

PS4 Developers that submit a new PlayStation 4 game for certification after July 13 will need to make sure it is compatible with PlayStation 5, according to a report.

Will The Xbox Series X Be Backwards Compatible?

Yes, the Xbox Seriese X WILL be backwards compatible.

Microsoft's Xbox Series X will bring back its Backward Compatibility library, which supports over 600 Xbox 360 and original Xbox games.

It was also confirmed recently that the new console will support every Xbox One title that has been made.

Not only that, but the new console will feature Smart Delivery. Meaning select games that you buy on the Xbox One will be made free for owners of the game on Xbox Series X; including Halo Infinite and CyberPunk 2077.