4 of The Best Valve Games Ever Made Are Now Backward Compatible on Xbox One X

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Microsoft has announced that four Xbox One backwards compatible games have been enhanced for the Xbox One X. The 4 games are some of the best game from Valve Corporation; Half Life 2: The Orange Box, Portal: Still Alive, Left 4 Dead, and Left 4 Dead 2.

The games were originally on the Xbox 360, and now come with higher resolution and nine times the pixel count on the Xbox One X. the backward compatibility also means that you can play with the Xbox 360 Discs if you can find one handy, or buy it from the Xbox Store.

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The best of the lot is Half-Life 2: the Orange Box which is a collection featuring Half-Life 2 Episodes 1 and 2, Team Fortress 2 and Portal. These classic games were the best games to come out from Valve at the time. Portal is still regarded as the best puzzle game ever made; while many games like Overwatch owe much of their design to Team Fortress 2. In addition, Team Fortress 2 still has an active community to this day. Lastly, let’s not forget about Half-Life 2, which is a landmark first-person shooter which gets more interesting with the progression of episodes.

There are more Xbox 360 titles coming as an enhanced version for the Xbox One X in the future. The list is as follow:

  • Assassin’s Creed
  • Crackdown
  • Fable Anniversary
  • Fallout 3
  • Forza Horizon
  • Gears of War 3
  • Halo 3
  • Mirror’s Edge
  • Oblivion
  • Skate 3
  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
  • Red Dead Redemption

When you play Enhanced Xbox 360 games on Xbox One X, you have the option to choose how to experience them, with enhanced graphics or in their original form. Enhanced graphics will be turned on by default, but if you want to experience the game like how it was on Xbox 360, you are given the option to do so.

What do you think of these Xbox Enhanced games coming on the Xbox One X? Post your comments below.

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About the Author: Salik Shah

An ardent lover for first-person shooter games, Salik has been part of GamesHedge all through its journey. His love for competitive gaming started with Counter-Strike and Call of Duty, and now can be seen lurking in Valorant and Rainbow Six: Siege.

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