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Xbox One Not Backwards Compatible

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Microsoft had a strong showing today when it revealed its next generation console. But while it wasn’t touched on during the broadcast, it has unfortunately now been confirmed that the Xbox One will not be backwards compatible whatsoever.

Xbox Live Vice President Marc Whitten elaborated on the situation by saying, “The system is based on a different core architecture, so back-compat doesn’t really work from that perspective.” This is a similar situation to what the PS4 is running into, where it is unable to play PS3 games due to the switch to an x86 CPU rather than relying on the last generation’s PowerPC architecture.

Via www.ign.com

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