Three collectible card games based on the popular Magic: The Gathering series have just been added to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility List: These are Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers and its sequels Magic 2013 and Magic 2014. The three card games have been released between 2009 and 2013 on the Xbox 360 and all of them received positive reviews.
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Each of these games is currently priced at $9.99 on the Microsoft Store, and you can read more details about them below:
Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers brings the world’s premier trading card game to your living room! Play single and multiplayer campaign modes, test your skills with unique challenges, and engage online opponents via Xbox LIVE. With multiple game modes, an interactive tutorial, leaderboards, and achievements, Duels of the Planeswalkers has something for everyone!
Face a greater challenge in the latest version of this hit franchise. Play with friends or the AI, take on new encounters and opponents, and face up to three other players in the Planechase multiplayer format. Featuring ten customizable decks, Magic 2013 offers new game items to unlock and introduces the option to choose what lands to tap when you cast your spells.
Ignite your spark with Magic 2014 — Duels of the Planeswalkers! With over 12 million fans, discover what makes Magic: The Gathering the world’s premier trading card game. Become a Planeswalker and travel the planes of existence unleashing a torrent of spells and creatures to devastate your opponents.
In case you missed it, Sniper Elite V2, Far Cry 2 and the racing game Driver San Francisco also became backward compatible on the Xbox One earlier this week. We’re hoping to see more Xbox 360 games join the list next week.Further reading: Backward Compatibility, Magic: The Gathering, Video Games, Xbox One