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Microsoft today announced that Strania, The Splatters, Scrap Metal and Ghostbusters are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility. With Xbox One Backward Compatibility, you can play the Xbox 360 games you already own, including disc-based and digital titles, at no extra cost. Read about the new games announced today below.
Reminiscent of nostalgic arcade games from the 1980s, XBox LIVE Arcade delivers an authentic robot shoot’em up with Strania. Incorporating strategic decision-making with the exhilarating action that defines the genre, Strania offers a dynamic game system and features dramatic effects plus a catchy soundtrack. Get ready for some hot arcade action as we’re bringing back true hardcore arcade gameplay!
The Splatters are acrobatic masters with a unique death wish – to blow themselves up with style! In this award winning action-puzzler, you will unlock and master a variety of stunts to clear out each stage in the most show-stopping way possible. It’s a messy, vibrant show of skill and splattery destruction. Life’s short. DIE WITH STYLE.”
Drift around corners with guns blazing and take out legendary competitors in this fast-paced, top-down racing game. Fight your way through explosive, action-packed missions and defeat cunning bosses to add their vehicles to your garage. Customize your newly-acquired cars and then return to the track to blast through more enemies. Jump online with Xbox LIVE to race against your friends and crush their cars with the wheels of your monster truck in pulse-pounding online multiplayer matches.
Join the Ghostbusters in an all new adventure penned by the film’s original creators. The classic cast is back in the newest installment of the Ghostbusters saga. Strap on your proton pack and get ready for action, the Ghostbusters are back! A mysterious force is opening cross dimensional portals into a terrifying alternate dimension, and an all new a horde of supernatural terrors is pouring through to unleash their wrath on the big apple. It’s up to the Ghostbusters to drive this threat back, and follow this evil to its extra-dimensional source deep in the Ghost World. As the Ghostbusters new “experimental equipment technician” you will equip a variety of new weapons and gadgets, from the explosive Shock Blaster to the sneaky Slime Tether. It will take brains, quick reflexes and guts to track, wrangle and trap the toughest ghosts in the underworld. When there’s something strange in your neighborhood … Who you gonna Call?”
The digital titles that you own and are part of the Back Compat game catalog will automatically show up in the “Ready to Install” section on your Xbox One. For disc-based games that are a part of the Back Compat game catalog, insert the disc and the console will begin downloading the game to your hard drive. After the game has downloaded to your hard drive, users will still need to keep the game disc in the drive to play.