Xbox One Will Not Be Able To Play Xbox 360 Games

By Ishaan . May 21, 2013 . 11:20am

The Xbox One will not be able to play any Xbox 360 games, according to a Verge report. This is due to the architecture of the two consoles being significantly different from one another.


“The system is based on a different core architecture, so back-compat doesn’t really work from that perspective,” Marc Whitten, corporate vice president of Xbox Live shared in an interview.


Sony’s PlayStation 4 is in a similar situation—the device will not be backward compatible with PlayStation 3 games.

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