After a taking a well-deserved holiday break, the Xbox Backward Compatibility team is back at work this month and three new Xbox 360 games are now playable on the Xbox One today: These are Sniper Elite V2, Far Cry 2 and the racing game Driver San Francisco. Please note that the latter is only available on disc or digitally if previously purchased.
Sniper Elite V2, Far Cry 2 and Driver San Francisco (available on disc or digitally if previously purchased) are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQ pic.twitter.com/TEuMUtcyNk
— Larry Hryb??? (@majornelson) January 16, 2018
You can find more details about all three games below. Far Cry 2 is 70% off during this week’s Spotlight Sale, so be aware that the price listed below will only be available through Monday, January 22.
DRIVER SAN FRANCISCO returns to deliver new innovation in open-world and authentic urban driving. Racing through the iconic streets of San Francisco in over 130 muscle and super cars, players take on intense driving missions and challenges that revolve around one thrilling manhunt.
The first sequel to the award-winning franchise takes you to one of the most beautiful and hostile environments in the world – AFRICA. You are a gun for hire, trapped in a war-torn African state, stricken with malaria and forced to make deals with corrupt warlords. Your mission is to hunt down and kill The Jackal. This evil arms dealer has been perpetuating this conflict for years, wreaking havoc on the land an all of its innocent people. Run, swim, drive, fly, shoot, fight and smash your way through over 50km² of open world. Beware though, sometimes the hunter can become the hunted.
BERLIN 1945… V2 Rockets with deadly nerve gas are primed to launch. An army of German and Russian soldiers stand in your way. Make every single bullet count or the world dies with you. X-RAY KILL CAM see organs tear and burst, bones and teeth shatter, as your bullet passes through your enemy ADVANCED SNIPER SIMULATION allow for gravity, wind, distance, breathing and more. SNIPER’S CHOICE leave yourself exposed with the easy shot, or decide a more difficult but stealthier approach. CO-OP MULTIPLAYER battle through 4 war-torn online modes
We’re looking forward to seeing which other games will join the Backward Compatibility list this year. Let us know in the comments if you have any favorites.Further reading: Backward Compatibility, Video Games, Xbox One