Xbox One News – Another Game Joins Backwards Compatibility List & More

MICROSOFT Has just added  another  classic Xbox 360 Game to the ever growing Xbox One backwards compatibility games list. The iconic Splinter Cell Conviction is the latest classic Xbox 360 game That’s been added to  the Xbox One backwards compatibility list.

Splinter Cell Conviction

is the fifth console game in the Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell series of games, and seventh game overall. It was first released on April 13, 2010 for the Microsoft Xbox 360 in North America. In this installment, Sam Fisher has left Third Echelon and is investigating a rumor that his daughter’s death wasn’t an accident.

Xbox One News - Another Game Joins Backwards Compatibility List & More

In a drastic change from the previous games, Sam is perceived to be much quicker, stronger and far more brutal in his quest for truth. The game features several new gameplay elements and mechanics including “Mark and Execute”, which allows the player to target multiple enemies and instantly kill them when the player has a clear shot. Sam Fisher, now a renegade from the law and without his trusted bag of tools, must race against time to thwart a deadly terrorist plot that threatens millions.

Uniting revolutionary gameplay enhancements with a high-octane, no-holds-barred storyline, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction arms you to the teeth with new high-tech weaponry and lethal skills of an elite operative and invites you to enter a dangerous world where justice means making your own rules.”

Xbox One News - Another Game Joins Backwards Compatibility List & More

The New addition comes as Microsoft pledges to add more original Xbox games to the ever growing backwards compatibility Catalog.

However, according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, there are complications with licenses.

“There are a number of OG games in BC pipeline, they won’t drop as often as the 360 games but team is working to validate and get permissions,” Spencer tweeted.

“More complicated with some just due to the age of the rights etc.”

The Original Xbox catalog  joined the backwards compatibility lineup last year. Some of these games include  Black, Ninja Gaiden , Crimson Skies, Bloodrayne 2 , Dead to Rights and Grabbed by the Ghoulies.


The Latest Xbox One Update Is Live

Xbox One‘s UI  is forever changing, But thankfully the latest update isn’t a visual makeover . But iunstead focused on ease of access . Making changes to the game hubs inactivity options and next achievements . Game Hubs and Next Achievements have found a new home in the guide in this update.

Xbox One News - Another Game Joins Backwards Compatibility List & More

Next Achievements works in a similar way in terms of ease of access. But, instead of giving you all the information you could possibly want for a game, it’s all about achievement hunting.

Not only can it show you which achievements you’re closest to unlocking, the function can also be sorted by common, rare, most common rare, and highest gamerscore.

This update also added additional inactivity options. Instead of your Xbox turning off after one or six hours of inactivity, you can choose to have it automatically switch off and save you some power after two, three, four, or five hours.

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