50 Cent: Blood on the Sand now works on Xbox Series X / S (75 other games do the same)

Join gamers online at GamesBeat Summit Next this coming 9-10. November. Learn more about what’s coming next.


Microsoft is expanding backward compatibility support on its Xbox consoles. It starts with a big drop of new… uh, old games to the support list for Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One.

Microsoft confirmed that each game it adds, which includes many from the original Xbox and Xbox 360, will have enhanced visual fidelity. This is especially true on the Xbox Series X and S.

Original Xbox games will run at 4 times their original resolution on the Xbox Series X and Xbox One X. In the meantime, the Xbox Series S will run them at 3 times the resolution. And Xbox One S and Xbox One will double the number of pixels.

In addition to the visual enhancements, Xbox also activates its FPS Boost technology in 26 games. This will increase the framerate of games like Gears of War, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and more.

Webinar

Three top investment professionals open up on what it takes to get your video game funded.

See On Demand

Here’s the full list of games that come backwards compatible on Xbox:

  • 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand
  • Aces of the galaxy
  • Advent Ascension
  • Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom
  • Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Make the grade
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth
  • Bankshot Billiards 2
  • Beautiful Katamari
  • Binary domain
  • Black College Football Xperience: Doug Williams Ed
  • Cloning of Clyde
  • Conan
  • Darwinia +
  • Dead or Alive Ultimate
  • Dead or Alive 3
  • Dead or Alive 4
  • Death by Cube
  • Disney Universe
  • Disney’s Chicken Little
  • Elements of destruction
  • FEAR
  • FEAR 2: Project Origin
  • FEAR 3
  • FEAR files
  • The first Knights Templar
  • Gladius
  • Gunvalkyrie
  • The Wakfu Islands
  • Lord of the Rings Lego
  • Human hunting
  • Max Payne
  • Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
  • Max Payne 3
  • Mini ninjas
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
  • MX vs. ATV Alive
  • MX vs. ATV Untamed
  • REFUSE
  • Novadrome
  • Oddworld: Munchs Oddysee
  • Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad
  • Otogi: The Myth of Demons
  • Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors
  • Outfit
  • Outpost Kaloki X
  • Quake Arena Arcade
  • RAW – Realms of Ancient War
  • Red Dead Revolver
  • Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
  • Ridge Racer 6
  • Rio
  • Traveled up
  • Risen 2: Dark Waters
  • The rock of time
  • Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
  • Scramble
  • Screwdriver!
  • Secret weapons over Normandy
  • Skate 2
  • SpongeBob Square Pants Pants Slam!
  • SpongeBob’s truth or square
  • Star Wars Starfighter: Special Edition
  • Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
  • Switchball
  • Thrillville
  • Thrillville: Off the Rails
  • Time pilot
  • TimeSplitters 2
  • TimeSplitters: Future Perfect
  • Toy Story Mania!
  • Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment
  • Viva Piñata: Festdyr
  • Warlords

GamesBeat

GamesBeat’s creed, when it covers the gaming industry, is “where passion meets business.” What does it mean? We want to tell you how the news means something to you – not only as a decision maker in a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it.

How will you do it? Membership includes access to:

  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, informative and funny speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special interviews, chats and “open office” events for members with GamesBeat staff only
  • Chat with community members, GamesBeat staff and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introduction to like-minded parties

sign up

Leave a Comment