Microsoft adds five more Xbox One Backward Compatible games, including Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
It’s been more than a month since the Xbox team announced the latest additions to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility list, but Xbox’s Major Nelson finally announced new releases today. And good news for Assassin’s Creed fans, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is the sixth episode to be added to the list, which already counts the first three games plus Assassin’s Creed Rogue and Assassins Creed Revelations.
Other additions include Cyber Troopers Virtual On Oratorio Tangram, Radiant Silvergun, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 and Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII (though this last one is not available to purchase on the Xbox Store). You can find more details about all these games below.
Live and breathe as Ezio, a legendary Master Assassin, in his enduring struggle against the powerful Templar Order. He must journey into Italy’s greatest city, Rome, center of power, greed and corruption to strike at the heart of the enemy. And for the first time, introducing an award-winning multiplayer layer that allows you to choose from a wide range of unique characters, each with their own signature weapons and assassination techniques, and match your skills against other players from around the world.
The arcade classic Cyber Troopers Virtual On Oratorio Tangram comes to Xbox LIVE Arcade! Keeping the classic mech fighting style, Virtual On returns enhanced with intense HD graphics and a thrilling 1 on 1 online multiplayer battle mode.
Radiant Silvergun, restored by Treasure, is now available! The shoot ‘em up gameplay that made this a legend remains unchanged, but a hidden “Ikaruga-style” shooting mode gives everyone something new. Previously only available in Japan, Radiant Silvergun on Xbox LIVE Arcade also provides leaderboards, co-op play locally or over Xbox LIVE, downloadable replays, and improved visuals making it the version to own.
One of the most popular arcade shooters is back! Wolf of the Battlefield™: Commando 3 revives classic Commando action with an all new adventure. This frantic war fest combines precise, old-school gameplay with Hi-Def 3D graphics. Gear up and blast your way to victory!
Experience the most gripping and famous battles of WWII through the eyes of a squadron commander and ace fighter pilot. From the Battle of Britain to the invasion of the Philippines, to the battle of Berlin, your pilot skills will create WWII history. Dominate the skies of Western Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific and bring your squadron of back alive.
Let us know in the comments what do you think of these latest additions in the comments, and don’t forget to check the freshly announced Games with Gold for July as well as this week’s Deals with Gold and Spotlight sale.Further reading: Assassin's Creed, Backward Compatibility, Video Games, Xbox 360, Xbox One