Play Now Duke Nukem, The Darkness and XCOM from Xbox Backwards Compatible Library

Xbox Backwards Compatible Library

Three more games have joined Xbox Backwards Compatible Library. Starting from today, you can play Duke Nukem Forever, The Darkness and XCOM Declassified on your Xbox One via backward comparability feature.

Duke Nukem Forever released in 2011 and it is a direct sequel to 1996 game Duke Nukem 3D. The game was released after fifteen years of development. The game received mixed reviews mainly because of the long time span it took to develop which dates back the humor of that time along with second rate graphics and unpolished performance.

The Darkness released in 2007 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is developed by Starbreeze Studios and published by 2K Games. The game is based on a comic book titled same as the game.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified released in 2013 is a science fiction video game in long series of X-COM. The game was in development cycle since 2006. The was in development under three different studios and it was repeatedly delayed.

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility was started to bring the original Xbox and Xbox 360 titles to Xbox One and the list has been growing ever since the service started.

The backwards compatible features was launched November 12, 2015 for Xbox One console. Microsoft had to come with a plan to compete against its counter part console PlayStation 4. Since the launch of PS4, Xbox One was overshadowed with PlayStation 4. This was mainly due to lack of exclusives on Xbox One and few little features.

Microsoft in an attempt to gain traction in consumer electronics market, released backward compatible feature. Xbox Backwards Compatibility is currently competing directly with PS Now services and hence Microsoft is continuously increasing the number of titles in this list to make it even better.

Microsoft is also planning to bring Game Pass services to PC platform. Currently, only Microsoft exclusive games can be accessed via Game Pass and third party games remain restricted to play on PC.

Are you excited about the three games that are added to Xbox Backwards Compatible Library? Let us know more your thoughts in comments section below.

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