It's been a long wait, but the second round of original Xbox backwards compatible games have finally arrived on Xbox One. Eight more classic Xbox titles are now playable on Microsoft's current-gen console, with another batch set to follow next week.

This week sees the arrival of some of the original Xbox's most beloved games. In addition to Bethesda's acclaimed RPG The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, Xbox One owners can now play the Conker's Bad Fur Day remake, Conker: Live & Reloaded; Sega's acclaimed rail shooter, Panzer Dragoon Orta; BioWare's martial arts RPG, Jade Empire; the snowboarding game SSX 3; the first-person action game Breakdown; the time-bending platformer Blinx: The Time Sweeper; and the hack-and-slash game Hunter: The Reckoning.

If you still own the disc for any of these titles, you can pop it into your Xbox One and begin playing. The games are also available for purchase digitally from the Xbox Store. Most of them retail for the US $10 / £9 / AU $14.95, while Morrowind and Hunter: The Reckoning is US $15 / £12 / AU $19.95 apiece.


This is only the first wave of original Xbox games coming to Xbox One this month. Next week, Microsoft is adding another 11 titles to the backwards compatible library, including Destroy All Humans, MX Unleashed, Full Spectrum Warrior, and an assortment of Star Wars games such as Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy and Knights of the Old Republic II. You can find the full list of this month's original Xbox BC titles below.

Microsoft first announced backwards compatibility support for original Xbox games at E3 2017, although the company said those would be added much less frequently than 360 titles. The initial batch of original Xbox BC games arrived back in October and consisted of 13 titles, including Black, Psychonauts, Prince of Persia, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. You can see the full list of Xbox One BC games here.

New Original Xbox Backwards Compatible Games
April 17
  • Blinx: The Time Sweeper
  • Breakdown
  • Conker: Live & Reloaded
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
  • Hunter: The Reckoning
  • Jade Empire
  • Panzer Dragoon Orta
  • SSX 3
April 26
  • Destroy All Humans
  • Full Spectrum Warrior
  • Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
  • MX Unleashed
  • Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory (Europe only)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
  • Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
  • Star Wars Republic Commando

Source: GameSpot