The Witcher II: Assassins of Kings and More in January’s Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Update

The backwards compatibility team at Microsoft have just updated the list of playable Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One for January, 2016. The list is quite small this month and still consists of mostly downloadable “arcade” titles but many like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Skullgirls are very wlecome. However, one big title stands out, which is CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher II: Assassins of Kings, which was high on the requested game list from the Xbox community. Folks who want to go back and check out Geralt’s previous en devours can now do so on their Xbox One. Check out the list of new playable titles below and click here for the full list of every compatible title so far.

  • Aegis Wing
  • Age of Booty
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad
  • Sam and Max Save the World
  • Skullgirls
  • Small Arms
  • Soul Calibur
  • Space Giraffe
  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings



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Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.