As Microsoft endeavors to appeal to the latest generation of console owners, backward compatibility is expected to be released shortly in the form of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
Recently, Jason Ronald, Microsoft’s Director of Product Management, had a conversation with Larry Hyrb, also known as Major Nelson, about how backward compatibility will work for the Xbox Series X/S. Ronald reported the confirmed arrival of backward compatibility being available this year; other more “exciting” news is expected to be notified regarding the console.
As a result of recent Consequences, Xbox recognizes the vitality of backward compatibility, which would allow gamers to “play older games on current consoles.” With backward compatibility, players were able “to complete the switch and play popular titles such as Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Grand Theft Auto IV, Darksiders, and Assassin’s Creed III on the Xbox One.”
In the podcast, Ronald also hinted at some of the reviews Xbox has received from the community. Considering the feedback, Ronald cited that there could be a “possibility of reintroducing quick resume for all available titles, and Smart Delivery. Smart delivery allows players to purchase an Xbox One game and instantaneously receive the Xbox Series X/S versions whenever they make the upgrade.” The team is also examining to enlarge Xbox’s mobile app’s functionality, advancing broadcasting choices concerning the DVR function.
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