Microsoft declares plans to delist numerous video games from the Xbox 360 market

Microsoft has introduced plans to delist numerous video games and related DLC from the Xbox 360 market subsequent month.

The precise variety of video games varies per area. For instance, within the US 46 video games shall be eliminated, whereas within the UK 44 video games shall be delisted (see full lists beneath).

Video games set to be faraway from the digital market embrace entries within the Murderer’s Creed, Name of Responsibility, Darkish Souls, Far Cry, Left 4 Lifeless, Mass Impact, Prince of Persia, Skate, Splinter Cell and Witcher collection.

Removals will start on February 7, 2023. Microsoft additionally famous that when bought, gamers can at all times redownload video games from their Xbox 360 Obtain Historical past.

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Video games being delisted within the US

  • Aegis Wing
  • Murderer’s Creed Brotherhood
  • Murderer’s Creed III
  • Murderer’s Creed IV
  • Murderer’s Creed Liberation HD
  • Blood of the Werewolf
  • Blue Dragon
  • Breakdown
  • Name of Responsibility: Superior Warfare
  • Name of Responsibility: Ghosts
  • Fort Crashers
  • Cloning Clyde
  • Counter-Strike: GO
  • Darkish Souls
  • Darksiders II
  • DAYTONA USA
  • Protection Grid
  • Eets: Chowdown
  • Far Cry 2
  • Ultimate Combat: DblImpact
  • Iron Brigade
  • Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad
  • Jet Set Radio
  • Left 4 Lifeless
  • Left 4 Lifeless 2
  • LIMBO
  • Misplaced Odyssey
  • Mass Impact 2
  • MONOPOLY DEAL
  • Mutant Blobs Assault
  • N+
  • Outpost Kaloki X
  • Peggle 2
  • Phantom Breaker:Battle Grounds
  • Prince of Persia
  • R.U.S.E.
  • Sega Classic Assortment: Alex Kidd & Co.
  • Skate 2
  • South Park: The Stick of Reality
  • Spelunky
  • Splinter Cell Conviction
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Star Wars KOTOR 2
  • The Orange Field
  • The Raven Episode 1
  • The Witcher 2

Video games being delisted within the UK

  • Murderer’s Creed Brotherhood
  • Murderer’s Creed III
  • Murderer’s Creed IV
  • Murderer’s Creed Liberation HD
  • Blood of the Werewolf
  • Blue Dragon
  • Breakdown
  • Name of Responsibility: Superior Warfare
  • Name of Responsibility: Ghosts
  • Fort Crashers
  • Cloning Clyde
  • Counter-Strike: GO
  • Darkish Souls
  • Darksiders II
  • DAYTONA USA
  • Protection Grid
  • Eets: Chowdown
  • Far Cry 2
  • Ultimate Combat: DblImpact
  • Iron Brigade
  • Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad
  • Jet Set Radio
  • Left 4 Lifeless
  • Left 4 Lifeless 2
  • LIMBO
  • Misplaced Odyssey
  • Mass Impact 2
  • MONOPOLY DEAL
  • Mutant Blobs Assault
  • N+
  • Outpost Kaloki X
  • Peggle 2
  • Phantom Breaker:Battle Grounds
  • Prince of Persia
  • R.U.S.E.
  • Sega Classic Assortment: Alex Kidd & Co.
  • Skate 2
  • South Park: The Stick of Reality
  • Spelunky
  • Splinter Cell Conviction
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Star Wars KOTOR 2
  • The Orange Field
  • The Raven Episode 1

Backward compatibility was a key function of Microsoft’s Xbox Collection X/S pre-launch advertising and marketing efforts, with the corporate selling the consoles’ potential to play a variety of unique Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One video games.

Many video games reap the benefits of the brand new consoles’ capabilities to “look and play higher” than they initially did, and others assist options like FPS Enhance, which nearly doubles the unique body price.

Xbox Video games with Gold stopped together with Xbox 360 titles in October 2022.

“We’re at all times methods to evolve the Xbox expertise primarily based on neighborhood engagement, suggestions and shifting firm priorities,” a Microsoft spokesperson advised VGC when the information was introduced.

“Now we have reached the restrict of our potential to deliver new video games to the catalog from the previous on account of licensing and technical constraints. We’ll proceed to concentrate on offering Xbox One titles via the Video games with Gold program.”