What are the best Xbox One backwards compatible games?

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    #1Mass Effect 2

    Mass Effect 2
    Recruit. Explore. Control. Two years after Commander Shepard repelled invading Reapers bent on the destruction of organic life, a mysterious new enemy has emerged. On the fringes of known space, something is silently abducting entire human colonies.

    Xbox 360, Windows

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    Philip Pearson
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "No wonder it got a perfect score of 10 in Steam. Ang good thing that it was made playable for Xbox One. Hopefully, the developers would make a remastered version of this."
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    #2Red Dead Redemption

    Red Dead Redemption

    John Marston, a former outlaw, is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang. Red Dead Redemption is a western, action-adventure game set near the end of the seventy-year span of the Western American Frontier.


    Xbox 360, Playstation 3

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    Amit Venkatesan
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "I am currently playing RDR2 and am enjoying it. Though I am not able to play RDR1. Good thing and thanks for this website, I knew that Red Dead Redemption is an Xbox One backwards compatible game."
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    #3Portal 2

    Portal 2
    Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve that features a humorous story. In the game, the "Perpetual Testing Initiative" has been expanded to allow you to design co-op puzzles for you and your friends.

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360


    Cristina Jaramillo
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "I haven't heard about this game. I never knew that there's a first-person puzzle game. Wow. 😲"
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    #4Fallout 3

    Fallout 3
    Fallout 3 is the third installment of the classic RPG. The game is developed by Bethesda Game Studios and changes the gameplay from the turned base isometric system to an open world with 3D graphics and a real-time combat system.

    Windows, Xbox 360


    Xiang Feng
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "I honestly think that Fallout is not meant for online play. Fallout '76 is one of the worst games ever in my opinion. Fallout 3 is one of the best, if not the best! "
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    #5Halo 3

    Halo 3

    Halo 3 is a 2007 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie for the Xbox 360 console. The third instalment in the Halo franchise, the game concludes the story arc begun in 2001's Halo: Combat Evolved and continued in 2004's Halo 2.


    Xbox 360

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    Vivaan Dutta
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "Halo is one of the best futuristic game franchises ever! I hope that they continue to make games for newer and newer gaming consoles. And hopefully, develop a Halo game for portable gaming systems. 🤞"
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    #6XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a turn-based tactical video game created by Firaxis Games and Feral Interactive. It is a reboot of the 1994 classic video game, UFO: Enemy Unknown. It was released in 2012 for different platforms.


    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux, Xbox 360

    $29.99- Varies by plan

    Jack Matthews
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "I hope more and more "REIMAGINED" games like this will be published because there are also a lot of classic games that should be remastered for newer consoles such as Metal Slug, and Crash Bandicoot."
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    #7Grand Theft Auto IV

    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Grand Theft Auto IV, also GTA IV, is a sandbox game developed by Rockstar North and the eleventh title in Grand Theft Auto series. It is an action and adventure game published by Rockstar Games.


    Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360


    Vishal Shah
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "Do I need the GTA 4 disc or it can be played on Xbox One by downloading?"
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    #8Far Cry 3

    Far Cry 3

    Far Cry 3 is an action FPS that has an interesting and immersive story that will make players get into the atmosphere of the game creating something cathartic where you investigate in the open action world of the island ruled by a drug kingpin.


    Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360


    Anthony Gibson
    Written on February 27, 2019
    "I don't get why this is the last game among this list when in fact Far Cry 3 is deserving to be included among the top 5 Xbox One backwards compatible games. Let's think better guys! 😠"


Best What are the best Xbox One backwards compatible games
1Mass Effect 2Games 18 Paid
2Red Dead RedemptionGames 11 Paid
3Portal 2Games 6 Paid
4Fallout 3Games 4 Paid
5Halo 3Games 2 Paid
6XCOM: Enemy UnknownGames 2 Paid
7Grand Theft Auto IVGames 2 Paid
8Far Cry 3Games 1 Paid

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