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Microsoft adds compatibility to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One

In huge news from Microsoft E3 event, the company announced it will work to bring compatibility to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One. This was something gamers have wanted since the original launch of the Xbox One. The news is a surprise to gamers as many have sold or given away their Xbox 360 collection of games in recent months.

Microsoft had said the Xbox One couldn’t play the decade of games from the Xbox 360 because the One was built on a different architecture than the 360 was. Their are close to a decade of game releases so all of the titles won’t be support right away. The company will have close to 100 titles once the holidays come closer, and the company will continue to work to add more titles.

The Xbox One will need 360 disc to validate the game, and will download an install of the game onto the One. The game will require the disc each play for validation purposes, but it will be nice to finally have the support to play games that weren’t built for the One.

Tell us in the comments below what your reaction is and if you still have your collection of Xbox 360 games! Sony now has a lot of things to one up with their E3 event.