Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday June 15, 2015

Xbox One Backward Compatibility Explained

Here's a little insight into just how Microsoft is pulling off its Xbox One backward compatibility.

If it's actually emulation, why are you calling it backward compatibility?

We call it backward compatibility because gamers can play select Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One. However, referring to this functionality as an emulator is more accurate from a technology perspective since the Xbox One is not technically reading and playing the 360 game off of a disc.