Games from the Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One will play on the Series X.
Microsoft has revealed a shit ton of new information regarding the Xbox Series X. Among it is confirmation of backwards compatibility on the Series X, and the ability to play games from every Xbox generation thus far.
In a blog post by Xbox Chīfu Phil Spencer, he stated that the Xbox Series X will encompass FOUR generations of gaming. And goes on to explain that ALL currently backwards compatible titles from the original Xbox and the Xbox 360 will be brought forward to the Xbox Series X. Though the COMPLETE list of Xbox One games that will be backwards compatible on day one remains to be seen.
- Four generations of gaming: Our commitment to compatibility means existing Xbox One games, including backward-compatible Xbox 360 and original Xbox games, look and play better than ever before. Your favorite games, including titles in Xbox Game Pass, benefit from steadier framerates, faster load times and improved resolution and visual fidelity – all with no developer work required. Your Xbox One gaming accessories also come forward with you.