Next Week’s Inside Xbox Episode To Reveal Huge Backwards Compatibility News (VIDEO)
Microsoft just released a brand new teaser for next week’s Inside Xbox episode that teases huge news regarding their backward compatibility department. Since the debut of this monthly segment for the console, there’s been plenty of gamers on board and ready to receive insight on first- and third-party games. That applies to older generation and newly released titles as well. As seen below, the video teases players with the old Xbox intro and a caption that reads: “Everything old is new again as Inside Xbox returns on April 20th, 2018.”
Tuning in on Tuesday, April 10th at 6:30 PM (EST) / 3:30 PM (PST) and while the contents of the announcements to come are hush-hush at the moment, there’s promise of big backward compatibility news for the original console. According to the Xbox director of programming, Tina Summerford, bringing titles from the original consoles to modern day is “one of our most common requests”. Plenty of gamers have already taken wild guesses as to what the episode might contain – from Jade Empire, Halo, to Fable, to Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Splinter Cell Chaos Theory.
Last week, the very first episode of Inside Xbox went behind-the-scenes with Rare on the development and launch of their latest video game title, Sea of Thieves. There was also an update on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and much more. In other related news, the April Xbox Game Pass lineup now available with 8 new titles to enjoy for the monthly subscription. There’s also an Xbox One system update that has a nifty new alpha build that can be previewed.
What do you think about the Inside Xbox segment thus far? Do you have any guesses as to which original Xbox titles will be mentioned next week? Let us know what you think in the comments section below or start a conversation on DFTG Facebook page. To stay up to date on gaming news as it happens, follow us on Twitter! Here’s some of our latest:
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