Xbox One Games News: Oblivion Included In New Wave Of Games Available For Backwards Compatibility

For Xbox One owners, good news once again as its Xbox backwards compatibility library has been expanded with the addition of Xbox 360 games, including the ever popular, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

As reported by Microsoft earlier today, four new games are now available for you to immerse into with your Microsoft Xbox One. These are Oblivion, Medal of Honor 2: Airborne, Trine 2, and Astropop. For those who already have these games digitally, they can now be found in the "Ready to Download" list. For those who haven't, you can just pop your physical Xbox 360 disc right into your Xbox One or just head on to the Xbox Store and get each of the game for $10-$15 per purchase.

Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

With a current 10/10 rating at Steam, Oblivion is a 2006 action RPG game developed and published by Bethesda and Take-Two Interactive division 2K Games. It won the VGX Award for Game of the Year, Best RPG, Most Addictive Video Game and Golden Joystick Award for Ultimate Game of the Year 2006 among others. The fourth installment of the Elder Scrolls series, the award-winning game revolves around the character's efforts to stop the "Mystic Dawn", a cult which plans to open the gates of another dimension named Oblivion.

Medal of Honor 2: Airborne

A World War II FPS shooter game, Medal of Honor 2: Airborne is the fifth installment of Medal of Honor series developed by EA Los Angeles. It was released on 2007 for the PC and Xbox 360. Airborne uses a nonlinear gameplay wherein the player is able to start the game anywhere in the map. It has a current 7/10 rating at Steam and can be bought for $15 at the Microsoft Xbox Store for you to add to your Xbox One backwards compatibility library.

Trine 2

Another perfect rating of 10/10 at Steam, Trine 2 is a side-scrolling puzzle video game released in 2011. Developed by Frozenbyte, the game allows three players to play as Zoya the thief, Amadeus the wizard and Pontius the knight. Each of these characters have different abilities which are necessary to finish each stage.


For $10, you can buy Astropop at the Xbox Store which is a real-time puzzle game developed and published by PopCap Games. In this 2004 Single-player game, you need to clear a certain number of bricks per level to fill up the Brick-O-Meter.

You can see the rest of the Xbox 360 games that are now playable through Xbox One backwards compatibility feature here.

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