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Xbox One Backward Compatibility brings titles from 'Halo,' 'Soul Calibur,' and other franchises

Microsoft has added four new titles to its ever growing list of Xbox One Backward Compatibility library. These new games are its very own "Halo Wars," SNK Playmore's "The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match," Bandai Namco's "Soul Calibur II HD," and Electronic Arts' "Left 4 Dead 2."

Microsoft has tagged "Halo Wars" as among one of the titles it was working on bringing to the program for a while, with Eurogamer saying preview program members have been testing it some time. Now the game is finally ready for Xbox One players to enjoy.

The first three games were added on Monday, while the last one was added on Tuesday. The company has been frequently adding new titles to its catalog this month. Last week, it added two fan favorites from publisher Bandai Namco, namely "Dark Souls" and "Tekken Tag Tournament 2," as well as Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed," Capcom's "Dark Void," and Codemasters' "GRID 2." The week before that, "Alan Wake," "PAC-MAN," "Castlevania: Symphony of the Night" joined the list of Xbox One backward compatible games.

The total number of games on the Xbox One Backward Compatibility library is now very close to 150. Microsoft is expected to release even more games to the program, but unlike the monthly additions it practiced before, there's no set schedule as to when new titles will be added. Microsoft has said previously that it will add new games as soon as they receive the go signal or once they're ready. These include "Skate 3," "Call of Duty: Black Ops," "BioShock," "BioShock 2," "BioShock Infinite," and "Hitman: Absolution."

Gamers who have favorite games that aren't in the list yet can vote for them at the Xbox One Backward Compatibility feedback page. Games with the most number of votes have higher chances of getting added, although it isn't a guarantee. The decision will rest with individual publishers.

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