Complete list of over 230 Xbox 360 titles with Xbox One backwards compatibility

Chris Stead 7 August 2015


One of the surprise announcements at E3 2015 was backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 titles for the Xbox One. But which Xbox 360 games will actually work on the next-gen console when the feature launches in November?

Backwards compatibility will allow Xbox 360 games to work on an Xbox One console and to use new features of the Xbox One such as Game DVR, Snap, Twitch streaming and screenshots grabbing. All your previous save files, DLC add-ons and achievements will carry across, and if you are playing an Xbox 360 game on your Xbox One, you will still be able to cross-play with friends using an Xbox 360. All future games released on the Xbox 360, and any games provided for the Xbox 360 for free through the Gold Live service, will all be backwards compatible by default, too. It's pretty tidy.

A Kingdom for KeflingsCity-Building GameGo to site
A World of KeflingsCity-Building GameGo to site
Aegis WingScrolling ShooterGo to site
Age of BootyReal-Time StrategyGo to site
Alan WakeAction-AdventureGo to site
Alan Wake’s American NightmareAction-AdventureGo to site
Alien Hominid HDRun and Gun ShooterGo to site
Altered BeastBeat 'Em UpGo to site
Anomaly Warzone EarthReal-Time Strategy, Revered Tower DefenseGo to site
AquaAction ShooterGo to site
Assassin’s CreedAction-Adventure, StealthGo to site
Assassin’s Creed IIAction-AdventureGo to site
Asteroids & DeluxeMulti-Directional ShooterGo to site
Babel Rising (not avail in Xbox 360 store)Tower DefenseGo to site
Banjo-KazooiePlatforming, Action-AdventureGo to site
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & BoltsAction-Adventure, Vehicle ConstructionGo to site
Banjo-TooiePlatforming, Action-AdventureGo to site
BattleBlock TheaterPlatformerGo to site
Bejeweled 2PuzzleGo to site
Bellator: MMA OnslaughtArcade-Style FighterGo to site
Beyond Good & Evil HDAction-Adventure GameGo to site
Bionic Commando Rearmed 2PlatformerGo to site
Blood KnightsAction Role-Playing, Hack and SlashGo to site
Blood of the WerewolfPlatform, ActionGo to site
BloodforgeAction & Adventure, FightingGo to site
BloodRayne: BetrayalAction and Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
BorderlandsAction Role-Playing, First-Person ShooterGo to site
Bound by FlameAction Role-Playing GameGo to site
BraidPlatformer, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
Brain ChallengeAvatar, Educational, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
Call of Duty 2First-Person ShooterGo to site
Call of Duty 3First-Person ShooterGo to site
Call of Duty: Black OpsFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Call of Duty: World at WarFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Call of Juarez GunslingerFirst-person shooterGo to site
CAPCOM ARCADE CABINETClassics, ArcadeGo to site
CarcassonneCard & Board. Strategy & SimulationGo to site
Castle CrashersAction & Adventure, Role PlayingGo to site
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey MousePlatformer, PuzzleGo to site
CastleStormAction & Adventure, Strategy & SimulationGo to site
Castlevania: Symphony of the NightAction & Adventure, ClassicsGo to site
Centipede & MillipedeArcadeGo to site
Comic JumperAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Comix ZoneBeat 'em UpGo to site
Condemned: Criminal OriginsSurvival HorrorGo to site
Counter-Strike: GOFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Crazy TaxiAction & Adventure, Classics, Racing & FlyingGo to site
CRYSTAL DEFENDERSTurn-Based Strategy, Tower DefenseGo to site
Crystal QuestAction, ArcadeGo to site
Dark SoulsAction-Role Playing Game, Dungeon CrawlerGo to site
Dark VoidThird-Person Shooter, Combat Flight SimulatorGo to site
de Blob 2PlatformerGo to site
Dead SpaceThird-Person Shooter, Survival HorrorGo to site
Dead Space: IgnitionSurvival Horror, PuzzleGo to site
Deadliest Warrior: LegendsFightingGo to site
Deathspank T.O.V.Action Role-Playing GameGo to site
Defense Grid: The AwakeningStrategy & SimulationGo to site
DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTIONAction Role-Playing, First Person Shooter, StealthGo to site
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s CutAction Role-Playing, First Person Shooter, StealthGo to site
DIG DUGArcadeGo to site
DiRT 3RacingGo to site
DiRT ShowdownRacingGo to site
Discs of TronArcadeGo to site
Domino MasterCard & boardGo to site
DoomFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
DOOM 3 BFG Edition (only available on disc)First-Person Shooter, Survival HorrorGo to site
Doom IIFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Doritos Crash CourseAvatar, Platformer, Racing & FlyingGo to site
Double Dragon NeonBeat 'Em UpGo to site
Dragon's LairFantasy, AnimationGo to site
DuckTales: RemasteredPlatformerGo to site
Duke Nukem Manhattan ProjectAction & Adventure, ShooterGo to site
Dungeon Siege IIIAction Role-Playing GameGo to site
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of MystaraBeat 'Em Up, Action Role-PlayingGo to site
Earthworm Jim HDPlatformer, ShooterGo to site
Eat LeadThird-Person ShooterGo to site
EnclevermentExperimentPuzzle, Mini-GamesGo to site
Escape Dead IslandAdventure Game, Survival HorrorGo to site
Fable IIAction Role-PlayingGo to site
Fable IIIAction Role-PlayingGo to site
Faery: Legends of AvalonRole-Playing Video GameGo to site
Fallout 3Action Role-Playing, ShooterGo to site
Fallout: New VegasAction Role-Playing, ShooterGo to site
Far Cry 3: Blood DragonFirst-Person Shooter, Action-Adventure GameGo to site
Feeding FrenzyAction & Adventure, FamilyGo to site
Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck ShowdownAction & Adventure, FamilyGo to site
Final Fight: Double ImpactBeat 'Em UpGo to site
FlashbackPlatformerGo to site
FLOCK!Action & AdventureGo to site
Foul PlayAction & Adventure, Beat 'Em UpGo to site
Forza HorizonRacingGo to site
Fret NicePlatform, MusicGo to site
FroggerArcadeGo to site
Frogger 2Action & AdventureGo to site
FunTown MahjongBoard Game, PuzzleGo to site
GalagaArcadeGo to site
Galaga LegionsArcadeGo to site
Galaga Legions DXArcadeGo to site
Garou: Mark of the WolvesFighting GamesGo to site
Gatling GearsShoot 'Em UpGo to site
Gears of WarThird-Person ShooterGo to site
Gears of War 2Third-Person ShooterGo to site
Gears of War 3Third-Person ShooterGo to site
Gears of War: JudgmentThird-Person ShooterGo to site
Geometry Wars EvolvedArcade, ActionGo to site
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of SlimeAction & Adventure, ShooterGo to site
Go! Go! Break SteadyMusic, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
Golden AxeArcade, Beat 'Em UpGo to site
GRID 2RacingGo to site
GripshiftAction & Adventure, RacingGo to site
Gunstar HeroesRun And GunGo to site
Guardian HeroesBeat 'Em up, Hack & Slash, Action Role-Playing GameGo to site
GuwangeShoot 'Em UpGo to site
HALF-MINUTE HERO -Super Mega Neo Climax-Action & Adventure, Role-PlayingGo to site
Halo WarsReal-Time StrategyGo to site
Halo: ReachFirst-Person SHooterGo to site
Halo: Spartan AssaultArcade, ShooterGo to site
Hardwood BackgammonAvatar, Card & BoardGo to site
Hardwood HeartsAvatar, Cards & BoardGo to site
Hardwood SpadesAvatar, Cards & BoardGo to site
Heavy WeaponAction & AdventureGo to site
Hexic 2PuzzleGo to site
Hexic HDPuzzleGo to site
Hydro ThunderRacing, SportsGo to site
I Am AliveAction & AdventureGo to site
IkarugaArcade, ShooterGo to site
InterpolPuzzle & TriviaGo to site
Iron BrigadeAction & Adventure, ShooterGo to site
Jeremy McGrath’s OffroadRacingGo to site
Jet Set RadioAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Jetpac RefuelledShooter, Shoot 'Em UpGo to site
Joe Danger Special EditionPlatformer, Racing & FlyingGo to site
Joe Danger 2: The MovieRacing video game, Platform gameGo to site
JoustArcadeGo to site
Joy Ride TurboArcade, RacingGo to site
Jurassic Park: The GameGraphic AdventureGo to site
Just Cause 2Action-Adventure GameGo to site
Kameo: Elements of PowerAction-Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Kane & Lynch 2Third-Person ShooterGo to site
Killer Is DeadHack & Slash, Action GameGo to site
Lazy RaidersAction & Adventure, PuzzleGo to site
Left 4 DeadFirst-Person Shooter, Survival HorrorGo to site
Left 4 Dead 2First-Person Shooter, Survival HorrorGo to site
LEGO BatmanPuzzle, PlatformerGo to site
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video GamePuzzle, PlatformerGo to site
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete SagaPuzzle, PlatformerGo to site
LimboPuzzle, PlatformerGo to site
Lode RunnerAction & AdventureGo to site
Lost OdysseyJapanese RPGGo to site
LUMINES LIVE!Music, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
Magic 2012Card & Board, Strategy & SimulationGo to site
Mars: War LogsRole PlayingGo to site
Mass EffectAction Role-Playing, Third-Person ShooterGo to site
Mass Effect 2Action Role-Playing, Third-Person ShooterGo to site
Mass Effect 3Action Role-Playing, Third-Person ShooterGo to site
Metal Slug 3Arcade, ShooterGo to site
Metal Slug XXArcade, ShooterGo to site
Might & Magic Clash of HeroesPuzzle, Role-PlayingGo to site
Mirror’s EdgeAction-Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Missile CommandArcadeGo to site
Monaco: What’s Yours is MineAction & AdventureGo to site
Monday Night CombatShooter, Strategy & SimulationGo to site
Monkey Island 2: Special EditionAction & Adventure, PuzzleGo to site
Monkey Island: Special EditionAction & Adventure, PuzzleGo to site
MONOPOLY PLUSCard & BoardGo to site
Motocross MadnessRacing, SportsGo to site
Mr. Driller OnlinePuzzleGo to site
MS. PAC-MANArcadeGo to site
Ms. Splosion ManAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Mutant Blobs Attack!!!Platformer, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
MX vs. ATV ReflexRacingGo to site
N+Action & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
NBA JAM: On Fire EditionSports, ArcadeGo to site
NEOGEO BATTLE COLISEUMArcade, FighterGo to site
NEW RALLY-XArcadeGo to site
NiGHTS into dreams…Arcade, PlatformerGo to site
NIN2-JumpAdventureGo to site
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon RisingFirst-Person Shooter, Military SimulationGo to site
Operation Flashpoint: Red RiverFirst-Person Shooter, Military SimulationGo to site
OutlandAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
PAC-MANArcadeGo to site
PAC-MAN MUSEUMAction & Adventure, ArcadeGo to site
Pac-Man: Championship EditionArcadeGo to site
Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX+ArcadeGo to site
PegglePuzzleGo to site
Perfect DarkFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Perfect Dark ZeroFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Phantasy Star IIRole-Playing GameGo to site
Phantom Breaker: Battle GroundsAction & AdventureGo to site
Pinball FXArcadeGo to site
Plants vs. ZombiesAction & Adventure, Strategy & SimulationGo to site
Portal 2Action & Adventure, PuzzleGo to site
Portal: Still AliveAction & Adventure, PuzzleGo to site
Prince of PersiaAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Putty SquadPlatformerGo to site
PuzzlegeddonPuzzleGo to site
Puzzle QuestPuzzleGo to site
Puzzle Quest 2PuzzleGo to site
Puzzle Quest GalactrixPuzzleGo to site
R-Type DimensionsArcade, ShooterGo to site
RageFirst-Person ShooterGo to site
Rayman 3 HDAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Rayman OriginsPlatformerGo to site
Red Dead RedemptionAction-AdventureGo to site
Red Faction: BattlegroundsAction & Adventure, ShooterGo to site
Runner2Platformer, MusicGo to site
Sacred 3Hack & Slash, Beat 'Em UpGo to site
Sacred CitadelAction & AdventureGo to site
Saints Row IVAction-AdventureGo to site
Sam & Max Save the WorldAction & Adventure, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
Sam & Max Beyond Time & SpaceAction & Adventure, Puzzle & TriviaGo to site
Samurai Shodown IIArcadeGo to site
ScarygirlAdventure-PlatformerGo to site
SEGA Bass FishingSports, ArcadeGo to site
Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.Action & Adventure, Arcade, Racing & FlyingGo to site
Sega Vintage Collection: Golden AxeAction & Adventure, Arcade, PlatformerGo to site
Sega Vintage Collection: Monster WorldAction & Adventure, Arcade, PlatformerGo to site
Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of RageAction & Adventure, Arcade, Fighting, PlatformerGo to site
Shadow ComplexAction & Adventure, ShooterGo to site
Shank 2Action Game, Beat 'Em Up, Hack & SlashGo to site
Shred NebulaAction Game, Shooter GameGo to site
Silent Hill: DownpourSurvival HorrorGo to site
Skate 3SportGo to site
SkullgirlsFighterGo to site
Small ArmsAction & Adventure, ShooterGo to site
Sonic & All-Stars Racing TransformedRacingGo to site
Sonic & KnucklesAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
SONIC 4 Episode IIAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Sonic CDAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Sonic the FightersFighterGo to site
Sonic The HedgehogAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Sonic The Hedgehog 2Action & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Sonic The Hedgehog 3Action & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 Episode IAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 Episode IIAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Soul Calibur II HDFighterGo to site
SoulcaliburFighterGo to site
South Park: The Stick of TruthRole-Playing Game, ComedyGo to site
Space GiraffeAction & AdventureGo to site
SpelunkyAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Splosion ManAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
SSXSports, ArcadeGo to site
Star Wars: The Force UnleashedAction-Adventure, Hack and SlashGo to site
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed IIAction-Adventure, Hack and SlashGo to site
Super Meat BoyAction & Adventure, PlatformerGo to site
Supreme Commander 2Real-Time StrategyGo to site
SyberiaAdventure GameGo to site
Tekken Tag Tournament 2FighterGo to site
Texas Hold ‘EmCard & BoardGo to site
The CaveAction & AdventureGo to site
The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate MatchArcade, Beat 'Em UpGo to site
The MawAction-Adventure GameGo to site
The Orange BoxFirst-Person Shooter, Puzzle, MultiplayerGo to site
The Witcher 2: Assassins of KingsAction Role-PlayingGo to site
Ticket to RideCard & Board, Strategy & SimulationGo to site
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six VegasTactical Shooter, First-Person ShooterGo to Site
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2Tactical Shooter, First-Person ShooterGo to Site
TorchlightAction & Adventure, Role-PlayingGo to Site
Tour de France 2009Sport, RacingGo to Site
Toy SoldiersAction & Adventure, Strategy & SimulationGo to Site
Toy Soldiers: Cold WarAction & Adventure, Strategy & SimulationGo to Site
Toy Story 3PlatformerGo to Site
Trials HDAction, Racing, ArcadeGo to Site
Triggerheart ExelicaShoot 'Em UpGo to site
Tron: EvolutionAction & Adventure, Racing & Flying, ShooterGo to Site
Ugly Americans: ApocalypsegeddonAction & Adventure, Role-Playing, ShooterGo to Site
Unbound SagaAction & Adventure, FightingGo to Site
Virtua Fighter 5 Final ShowdownFightingGo to site
Viva PiñataLife Simulation GameGo to Site
Viva Piñata: Trouble In ParadiseLife Simulation GameGo to Site
Wolfenstein 3DFirst-Person ShooterGo to Site
Word PuzzlePuzzleGo to site
XCOM: Enemy UnknownStrategy, Tactical ShooterGo to Site
XCOM: Enemy WithinStrategy, Tactical ShooterGo to Site
ZumaPuzzle & TriviaGo to Site
Zuma’s Revenge!Action & Adventure, Puzzle & TriviaGo to Site

Sadly, not all Xbox 360 games will be able to take advantage of the feature as there is some investment and development required to getting an Xbox 360 game working on the Xbox One architecture. It is expected that over time, three or four hundred of the biggest titles from the previous Xbox generation will be integrated into the program, but at launch we can expect around 100. What will they be? Is your library of available Xbox One games set to leap by one or two, or many more?   xbox-one-backwards-compatibility-will-include-dlc-publishers-will-decide-485087-2

Very slowly the list of compatible titles is starting to emerge and we will continually update this list as each title is revealed. Microsoft has informed us as of Gamescom “all future Xbox 360 Games with Gold titles will be playable on Xbox One,” and it’s believed that upcoming games available for Xbox 360, will also be backwards compatible out of the box. Bookmark the page and come back regularly to see if your favourite game has been selected, so it can move from your pile of shame to its rightful place in an Xbox disc drive.

Top 10 Xbox 360 backwards compatible games (2)

Note: This list has been put together from a collection of sources, including official releases and imagery, and interviews and insights provided by specialist press. They should be taken as an educated guide until officially confirmed.

*Microsoft's plan is for all future releases on Xbox 360 to be backwards compatible by default, however whether this comes to fruition remains to be seen.

Top 10 Xbox 360 backwards compatible games (3)

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62 Responses to Complete list of over 230 Xbox 360 titles with Xbox One backwards compatibility

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    endi | October 17, 2016

    Can I play Risen 3 360 on Xbox One?

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      Jason | October 17, 2016

      Hi Endi,

      Thanks for your question.

      It seems that Risen 3 has not been ported for Xbox One. The said title is not playable with XBox One.

      I hope this helps,


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    endi | October 17, 2016

    Can I play Risen 3 Titan Lords 360 on Xbox One?

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      Jason | October 17, 2016

      Hi Endi,

      Thanks for your question.

      It seems that Risen 3 Titan Lords has not been ported for Xbox One. The said title is not playable with XBox One.

      I hope this helps,


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    logan | October 10, 2016

    Is Call of Duty Ghost backward-compatible with Xbox One?

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      Jason | October 18, 2016

      Hi Logan,

      Thanks for your question.

      There’s a version of Call of Duty Ghost for each Xbox versions. They might not be backward-compatible since they have released the title for different Xbox versions.

      I hope this helps.


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    Alexia | September 26, 2016

    Can you play Arkham Asylum 360 on Xbox one?

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      Brodie | September 29, 2016

      Hi there,

      Not yet. If at all, I’d expect it to become backwards compatible some time after the Return to Arkham HD collection has been released.



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    jennbrockway | July 18, 2016

    I have a question about backwards compatibility. If a game becomes backwards compatibility do you just buy a new updated version of that game?

    • Staff
      Brodie | August 5, 2016

      Hi Jenn,

      When a game becomes backwards compatible it means you can insert your old Xbox 360 disc and play it on your Xbox One.


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    Leefuller | July 4, 2016

    Will assassin creed brotherhood come on bc and if so when

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    BeardedEggs420 | January 22, 2016

    This list is wrong. Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 1, 2, and Future soldier are NOT backwards compatible. After reading this, I ran out and bought all 3 again, to come home and have my X1 tell me that they are NOT backwards compatible. Thanks for wasting my time! I’ll think twice before trusting second party information ever again.

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      Hesse | July 29, 2016

      Is Far Cry 3 backwards compatible, if not when will it be?

    • Staff
      Chris | January 22, 2016

      Hi Bearded Eggs,

      These games are scheduled to be coming to backwards compatibility, however Microsoft is only releasing games to the service in staggered, monthly batches. As a result, we do not know when they will become backwards compatible only that – from the information made publicly available by Microsoft at this time – that they will be.

      As noted in the article, the list of games already backwards compatible is here –

      Apologies for the inconvenience; we’re also frustrated that Microsoft has delaying the backwards compatible software rollout.



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    Trixz | January 12, 2016

    I know halo 3 is playable on xbox one via master chief collection. Will they also be releasing the original halo 3 to be playable on xbox one backwards compatibility?

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      Chris | January 13, 2016

      Hi Trixz,

      It is our belief that the original Halo 3 will come to backwards compatibility, as the box art was shown on the promotion material in the lead-up to the backwards compatibility feature being released. However, until we get official word, we cannot confirm whether this is true. As it stands, no date has been provided for Halo 3 backwards compatibility.



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    Garrett | January 10, 2016

    When will dark souls 1 be back compatible

    • Staff
      Brodie | January 11, 2016

      Hi Garrett,

      There’s no word yet on whether Dark Souls will be backwards compatible. Microsoft is aiming to release new backwards compatible games every month. We’ll be sure to update our list post a story each time an announcement is made.


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    Joshua | January 3, 2016

    How about Saints row the 3rd or Cod Ghosts as of January 2016? Will they be compatible? Thanks!

    • Staff
      Brodie | January 4, 2016

      Hi Joshua,

      Neither Saint’s Row: The Third or Call of Duty: Ghosts are available for backwards compatibility. Saint’s Row: The Third is in high demand, though. Hopefully, we’ll see it added in next month’s release.


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