If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the Xbox One’s big backwards compatibility update then Microsoft has some good news for you. Come November 12 not only will a select number of Xbox 360 games be playable on the Xbox One, but the UI will also be getting its big Windows 10 overhaul.

Microsoft community manager, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb announced the news on Twitter early this morning.

As for Backwards Compatibility, Xbox One players will be able to play around 100 games which have been made available through this new feature. Right now the full list hasn’t been confirmed only a small number of games have been revealed so far. User have also been voting on games they’d like to see, with these games being quite popular so far.

In addition to this new feature, the Xbox One will also be getting its big update, a complete UI overhaul that’ll put the console more in-line with Windows 10. It’ll include Cortana – Microsoft’s personal assistant, and much more.

So mark the date on your calendar and prepare for the big update.



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