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Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X backwards compatibility information


Microsoft’s policy for backwards compatibility for Xbox Series X should have early adopters feeling quite happy with their purchase.
Anyone thinking about buying the upcoming Xbox Series X will be happy to know the company is planning to launch the console with access to thousands of games, thanks to a gamer-friendly Xbox Series X backwards compatibility policy.
In a blog post, the company has made it clear that not all previous games will run on the Xbox Series X, so there will be some limitations. However, it did announce that a large selection of games from the original Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One would work with the upcoming console.
It sounds like Microsoft needs to test the games in order to make sure they’re working properly, so it’s not as simple as just saying a game runs and having it play. In fact, the company said, “With more than 100,000 hours of playtesting already completed, thousands of games are already playable on Xbox Series X today, from the biggest blockbusters to cult classics and fan favorites.

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