Xbox 360 backwards compatibility update now live

By Spencer . December 14, 2006 . 5:51pm

Remember that rumored Xbox 360 backwards compatibility update we posted a few days earlier? It was real and there are a couple extra games on the list. Conker: Live and Reloaded was long due for backwards compatibility and it just made the list. There are also a couple of surprises for Japanese Xbox 360 owners. You can now play the shmup up Psyvariar2 Extend Edition and the cutesy RPG Tenerzza in 720p. The last big surprise is Rent-A-Hero No. 1 from Sega! See the full list past the break.



Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Burnout 3: Takedown UPDATED 
Conker: Live and Reloaded
Dead Or Alive Ultimate  
Destroy All Humans!  
Dynasty Warriors 4 / Shin Sangoku Musou 3   
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick  
Ex Chaser   (Japan Only)
Family Guy  
Far Cry: Instincts  
Fahrenheit/Indigo Prophecy  
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude  
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon  
Incredibles/ Mr. Incredible (J)  
Muzzle Flash  (Japan Only)
MX Unleashed  
Open Season  
Plus Plumb 2  (Japan Only)
Psyvariar2 Extend Edition  (Japan Only)
Rainbow Six: Lockdown  
Rapala Pro Fishing  
Rent-A-Hero No. 1  (Japan Only)
Shark Tale  
Shenmue II  
Soul Calibur 2  (North America only)
Splinter Cell: Double Agent  
Tenerezza  (Japan Only)
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie  
Ultimate Spider-Man  
Wakeboarding Unleashed: Featuring Sean Murray  
Winback 2: Project Poseidon  
Xiaolin Showdown 

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  • Dranore

    I’m still waiting to buy a 360 untill they add Panzer Dragon and Jet Set to the compatibility list… Jet Set is one of my favorite titles of all time… though sadly too short. But I’d still like to see it on 360 eventually.

    Does anybody know where to email to request future inclusion? (Obviously they already know people want them, I just wanted to add my name to the list…)

  • Casey A.

    They better add the early sega stuff like Panzer and Jet Set on there sometime. In later xbox builds, they shafted sega fans on those games–you couldn’t play them in 480p. They never offered a fix for it and basically told people, “well, here’s how you change the setting of your xbox back to 480i.” Yeah, thanks Msoft.

    Luckily, I brought back my old xbox to life with a new laser, so I can still enjoy those games with progressive scan :)

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