The Xbox One’s backwards compatibility catalog keeps growing as today Microsoft added another five names to the list. Unfortunately Of Orcs and Men is not available in all regions. The US and UK don’t seem to be a part of the select regions as it does not feature on Xbox.com in the US.
The company added three more games on Tuesday taking the total tally of additions this week to eight. This has been the first time since 2nd August that more than two games were added to the list.
The following are Xbox.com download links for all the new additions:
Arkanoid Live ($9.99)
de Blob 2 ($19.99)
Of Orcs and Men (unknown)
For Of Orcs and Men, The link will redirect you to the Xbox Store, and luckily if the game is available in your region, it should work.
Although Backward compatible Xbox games may be a great way to get new content cheaply, an alternative is the Games with Gold program that provides Xbox Live Gold members with four free games a month. You do have to claim them within the specified dates though.
The list of Xbox One’s backwards compatibility titles has now risen to more than 230 games. In other news related to backwards compatibility, Square Enix and Amazon are collaborating to bring you a deal where you can get a free backwards compatibility game.
The Xbox One’s backwards compatibility feature first arrived back in November 2015. Since then it has seen an “overwhelming” response. Microsoft recently stated that players have spent a total of 145 million hours between them playing Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.