Xbox 360 now even more backward compatible

Microsoft has added 37 games that can now be played on the 360, not just the original Xbox.

Panzer Dragoon Orta screenshot
Panzer Dragoon Orta: now playable on the 360 GameSpot

The Xbox 360 Elite is still a couple of weeks away, but Microsoft seems to be freshening up the 360's software in anticipation of the release. In advance of an early May dashboard update , the company has added around three dozen games for the "classic" Xbox that can now be played on the 360. Full title list after the jump.

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Breakdown
Call of Duty 2: Big Red One
Call of Duty 3
Cars
Crash Bandicoot 5: Wrath of Cortex
Daisenryaku VII
FIFA Soccer 2007
Full Spectrum Warrior
Guilty Gear Isuka
Innocent Tears (Japan only)
Jet Set Radio Future
King of Fighters 2002
King of Fighters: Neowave
Mad Dash Racing (Japan only)
Mech Assault 2
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
Nascar 2006: Total Team Control
NFL Fever 2004
Oddworld Munch's Oddysee
Panzer Dragoon Orta
Petit Copter (Japan only)
Phantom Dust
Reservoir Dogs
Return To Castle Wolfenstein
Rugby League 2
Sengoku Warriors (Japan only)
Sonic Riders
Soul Calibur 2 (updated)
Spider-Man 2
Star Wars: Republic Commando
Street Fighter Anniversary Collection
Tenku (Japan only)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
Tony Hawk's Underground
Ultra Bust a Move
Unreal Championship 2

This is the first update to the backward compatibility list since December 2006.

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John P. Falcone is the executive editor of CNET Reviews, where he coordinates a group of more than 20 editors and writers based in New York and San Francisco as they cover the latest and greatest products in consumer technology. He's been a CNET editor since 2003.

 

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