Old Titles Appeared In The Xbox Marketplace

Ramses Miaco
Ramses Miaco
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With the Xbox 20th anniversary celebration fast approaching, a couple of old titles appeared in the Xbox marketplace. Most of these games are listed to be released on November 10, 2021. Except for Dead or Alive 3—with the date of November 15, 2021 (The Xbox anniversary broadcast). Here are all of the games that have recently appeared in the marketplace:

  • Dead or Alive 1, 2 and 3
  • Manhunt
  • Max Payne 1, 2, and 3
  • Oddworld: Munch’s Odyssee
  • Red Dead Revolver
  • Star Wars Clone Wars and Episode III
  • Thrillville
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Xbox backward compatible titles

Microsoft promised a year ago that they would support backward compatibility for a bunch of games in its console Xbox Series X. They are keeping their word with these releases. In the company’s blog post on May 28, 2020, they mentioned that they would continue to listen to the community’s feedback about the additional titles that they would like to be added to the compatibility program of the console.

Positive comments about the news

Some of these titles are already decades old, but it seems like veteran gamers cannot wait to scratch the nostalgic itch that they are having. A lot of people have given positive feedback about the addition of these titles to the marketplace. Here are some of the positive tweets that the releases have received:

“Star Wars episode 3 is so good. Own it already for the PS2, but man, the game the combat really made the game. Also, the alternate ending was a great edition.”

“Manhunt is my FAVORITE game of all time.”

“Dead or Alive 3 is one of the best games.”

The community did not expect old titles to appear in the Xbox marketplace. However, they are hoping for the reveal of more backward-compatible releases during the Xbox 20th anniversary celebration. Are you excited for more titles to be added to the marketplace? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below!

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