Borderlands on Xbox One
Shoot down opponents in Borderline, on Xbox One, from NovemberXbox Wire

If you are a gamer owning an Xbox console, you have plenty to cheer about as far as backward compatibility for Xbox 360 games are concerned. You can play popular first-person-shooter game Borderlands on your Xbox One when the functionality is launched in November this year.

This development is confirmed by Microsoft's official Xbox Wire web portal, and players will also be able to carry over previous achievements, saved files and add-ons to Xbox One via the backward compatibility feature.

Apart from Borderlands, players will be able to check out other games including those with gold titles, irrespective of the Xbox gaming console. Also, purchasers of Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition and the Xbox One Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle get to unlock the entire Gears collection via Xbox One backward compatibility.

By playing Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox Live from 25 August to 31 December 2015, gamers will get access to Gears of War, Gears Of War 2, Gears Of War 3 and Gears Of War: Judgment when backwards compatibility is launched.

List of prominent Xbox 360 titles confirmed to be available on Xbox One, via backward compatibility

  • A Kingdom For Keflings
  • A World Of Keflings
  • Alien Hominid HD
  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Banjo-Tooie
  • BattleBlock Theater
  • Defense Grid
  • Geometry Wars Evolved
  • Hexic HD
  • Kameo
  • Mass Effect
  • N+
  • Perfect Dark
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  • Viva Piñata: TIP
  • Shadow Complex
  • Zuma.