Why isn't the Xbox One backwards compatible with Xbox 360 and Xbox?

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1 year ago#1
topic. Wii U can run a virtualized system of the Wii, so why not the Xbox One?
I'm sure if the Xbox One did it, it would garnish more sales. Rather have it to some degree than not at all.
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1 year ago#2
Wii is easier to emulate.
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1 year ago#3
They've been working on that.
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1 year ago#4
Because I told them not to. I said "Hey MS, Levjl1988 wants BC, so don't do it. That way we can watch him cry about it on GFAQs.". They were all about it!
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1 year ago#5
Hopefully they will make it bc in the future. If they do it will be after developers stop making games for 360.
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1 year ago#6
So they can sell HD remakes for $60. Why can't anyone see that?
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1 year ago#7
Geist posted...
Because I told them not to. I said "Hey MS, Levjl1988 wants BC, so don't do it. That way we can watch him cry about it on GFAQs.". They were all about it!


I knew it! Everyone, get 'im!!!
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1 year ago#8
The Wii and Wii U use the same architecture so it's much, much easier to emulate. XB1 and PS4 both have different architecture from their predecessors, so to run the games they would either have to be rewritten for the new architecture (which costs a good chunk of money and is what the HD releases are) or have them try to emulate their predecessors. Both systems are far too weak to emulate their predecessor with any kind of quality.

There's also game streaming which they're looking at, but I can't imagine that being any good with the average connection in the US.
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1 year ago#9
M3h0rn posted...
So they can sell HD remakes for $60. Why can't anyone see that?


Do you mean The Last of Us? Nah...couldn't be that. That's $40 I think...or hope.
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1 year ago#10
i bought a new system to play new games
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