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Why did Microsoft stop making original Xbox games backward's compatible since 07

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3 years ago#1
It sucks, there are a lot of games that Microsoft forgot about making it to the list....

At least they got a lot of the good Xbox games.
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3 years ago#2
I don't know maybe it costed them money to do it and the realized thats not what the wanted to spend money on? I know because i the good games aren't BC.....weird moves by MS.
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3 years ago#3
not sure, but i think hd remakes have something to do with it.
3 years ago#4
It just wasn't worth the money to make the games playable - emulation isn't easy to do just one generation later. :-)
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3 years ago#5
From: Winternova | Posted: 11/19/2012 7:05:56 PM
It just wasn't worth the money to make the games playable - emulation isn't easy to do just one generation later. :-)


To be exact, Invidia was entitled to royalties since they provided the chip for original XBOX, and their royalties weren't cheap...not even in the least.

Simply put Invidia charged M$ our of the ass for rights to emulate the old games and after a while M$ just wasn't having any of that.

***note: I only type M$ because I don't feel like typing the whole thing out. Don't like it? **** you :P
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3 years ago#6
_OujiDoza_ posted...
From: Winternova | Posted: 11/19/2012 7:05:56 PM
It just wasn't worth the money to make the games playable - emulation isn't easy to do just one generation later. :-)


To be exact, Invidia was entitled to royalties since they provided the chip for original XBOX, and their royalties weren't cheap...not even in the least.

Simply put Invidia charged M$ our of the ass for rights to emulate the old games and after a while M$ just wasn't having any of that.

***note: I only type M$ because I don't feel like typing the whole thing out. Don't like it? **** you :P


lazy *******
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3 years ago#8
why provide a benefit when you can be a scumbag like sony and piece meal each bc game and sell at a profit.
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3 years ago#9
From: Winternova | Posted: 11/19/2012 7:24:09 PM
Anyone who uses that "abbreviation" of Microsoft deserves a permanent place on everyone's ignore list for being a complete douchebag.


You should be the first to enact this new rule of yours :)
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3 years ago#10
_OujiDoza_ posted...
From: Winternova | Posted: 11/19/2012 7:05:56 PM
It just wasn't worth the money to make the games playable - emulation isn't easy to do just one generation later. :-)


To be exact, Invidia was entitled to royalties since they provided the chip for original XBOX, and their royalties weren't cheap...not even in the least.

Simply put Invidia charged M$ our of the ass for rights to emulate the old games and after a while M$ just wasn't having any of that.

***note: I only type M$ because I don't feel like typing the whole thing out. Don't like it? **** you :P


And you can't just type MS?
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