Microsoft today added three more games to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility list, which contains a combination of Xbox and Xbox 360 games that are playable on the company's latest generation of gaming consoles. Today's additions were all originally made for the Xbox 360, including Earth Defense Force 2025, Prince of Persia, and Sine Mora.
It seems that this is becoming a regular thing on Tuesdays. Microsoft has been adding at least two games to the list every Tuesday for over a month now.
Eight years since the defeat of the alien invasion and the destruction of the Mothership, civilization recovered most of the prosperity it once had. In 2025 a new state of emergency arises as giant aliens and insects are discovered deep underground. The Ravagers have evolved, and are stronger than ever. The Earth Defense Force must now stand up to these terrifying creatures to save humanity once more! The long awaited sequel that hardcore shooter fans demanded, Earth Defense Force®2025 is an action shooting bonanza that arms players to repel the most terrifying invasion of giant aliens the world has ever seen. Equip hundreds of weapons across four character classes and exterminate menacing creatures of all sizes to save the world!
Walk the path of a young warrior caught between the forces of Good and Evil. Defy a dark god and heal an ancient Persian kingdom of a deadly dark plague to save the world.
SINE MORA is a horizontal shoot'em up that provides a unique take on challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, SINE MORA is a gorgeous shmup that offers a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. With many ways to manipulate time, SINE MORA features over 60 weapon combinations to complete each beatifully-crafted stage that form fits to the player's skills with scaling difficulty. Soundtrack composed by Akira Yamaoka and featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda.
And if you're looking for new games on the cheap, don't forget about this month's Games with Gold, which have some great games that you can get for free. You have until the end of the month to claim Forza Horizon 2 Standard - 10th Anniversary Edition (Xbox One) and until the 15th to grab Dead Space 3 (Xbox 360). Also, as part of last month's offers, you can claim Death Squared (Xbox One) until the 15th.