Microsoft has added new features to Xbox 360, including a redesigned Xbox app and an updated Kinect, and it’s introducing new games, too.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Microsoft is now offering new games for the Xbox 360.
Xbox 360 games will now come with a “unique Xbox app” that includes an Xbox 360 game list, a “Xbox app store,” a “New Xbox” button, and the ability to create new Xbox 360 content.
The new Xbox app will also include the ability for Xbox Live and Xbox app subscribers to purchase games.
The Xbox app, which will also be available for Xbox 360 owners on the Xbox One, will include the following:New Xbox 360 console and Kinect games available in the Xbox app store (available to all Xbox Live members)New Xbox Live game list available for all Xbox 360 and Xbox One subscribersNew Xbox Store app and Xbox game list for all existing Xbox 360 subscribersNew Achievements for all multiplayer games and Xbox Live achievementsNew achievements for all games, games from existing Xbox Live subscriptionsNew multiplayer game list and Achievements for the “Xbox Play Anywhere” service on Xbox OneNew Xbox Games Store app available to all current Xbox Live subscribersNew Games & More section in the app store, including new games and new game trailersNew Achievements and new gameplay videos for new Xbox Live content from major developersThe Xbox One games list will feature a list of more than 2,500 Xbox 360 titles, as well as additional Xbox 360-exclusive games, like Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.
The list will include new games that are not in the original Xbox 360 catalog, and will be available only for Xbox One users.
Xbox Live Gold subscribers will now have access to a new Xbox Store and Xbox Games & more section.
This section will include more games, achievements, and gameplay videos from major game publishers, as Microsoft has been expanding its digital storefront across all Xbox One consoles.
The new Xbox games store will be separate from the Xbox Store, but the “New games” section will feature Xbox Live gold members only content, as it will not be accessible on Xbox Live Gold customers’ accounts.
Xbox One owners can also create and share their own games with Xbox Live, as long as they’re eligible to do so.
Xbox 360 games currently available on Xbox are listed in the console’s main catalog.
The following games are currently available for download on Xbox:New Kinect-enabled titles, including the forthcoming Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition, have been added to the Xbox App store, as have new games from major studios like Gearbox, Gearbox Software, and ZeniMax.
Xbox One fans can also purchase new content for their existing Xbox One console, including downloadable content for Gears of Wars 4: Battlefront 2 and Gears of Warfare 4: Legendary Edition.
Xbox has also added new games to its online gaming service, Xbox Live Arcade.
Xbox Live arcade titles like Battlefront and Gears will now be available to play in the new Xbox Arcade app, as will the upcoming Gears of Battle 4 game.
Xbox Arcade is available to Xbox One owners and Xbox 360 gamers in the U.S. and Canada.
Microsoft also is rolling out new Xbox One and Xbox Wireless games for Windows 10.
The following games will be coming to Xbox:The following Xbox games are available to download on Windows 10: