Since its debut in 2015, Xbox One’therefore lineup of backward compatible names has enlarged console owners’ libraries to incorporate the hits from the past couple of generations of programs, together with just two more names having been announced for the machine.
Microsoft’s Larry Hryb (aka “Major Nelson”) has announced that Earth Defense Force 2017 along with Sonic Adventure 2 are currently available as of today through backwards compatibility on the system, enabling those with either a physical or electronic version to access the games in their whole glory (at least in the instance of Earth Defense Force 2017, because Sonic Adventure 2 was only published digitally through XBLA).
After launching at November 2015, backwards compatibility on Xbox One has been demonstrated to be a remarkably common feature of the console, with the entire number of backwards compatible names on the stage getting near 400 titles now in time, with support for a choice of original Xbox titles are added only within the past couple of months.
Personally, the two of these names are ones that I’m quite excited to reevaluate, as Earth Defense Force 2017 was frequently regarded as a cult classic during the 360-generation, while Sonic Adventure 2 is really a nostalgic classic that I really like going back to every once in a while (mostly to hear the “City Escape” music on repeat over and over again. Don’t judge me).
— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) November 30, 2017