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Original Xbox games will be backwards compatible on Xbox One

by Ron Duwell | June 11, 2017June 11, 2017 4:06 pm PST

Piling onto its supremacy as the most retro friendly gaming company at the moment, Microsoft announced intentions to starting bringing original generation Xbox games to the Xbox One during its E3 2017 press conference.

The backwards compatibility list is about to grow with fan-favorites like Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, which Xbox boss Phil Spencer threw out there as an example.

Naturally, the crowd reacted with cheers and applause at the announcement since deep down, everyone loves old video games.

The only awkward moment came from Spencer when he thought to label these as “OG Games,” obviously short for “original generation.” Even Spencer seemed to irk a little at the name when he said it, and I think that label needs to disappear as quickly as possible. How gross.

Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...