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Xbox One backward compatibility FAQ

Frequently asked questions

Where can I see which games are backward compatible?

Check our list of available games. Also, be sure to vote for games you’d like to play on Xbox One!

How do I open Xbox 360 notifications?

Press and hold the View and Menu buttons  at the same time.

On Xbox One, can I play with friends on Xbox 360?

Yes! As long as you’re all playing the same game.

Will I see my avatars and achievements from Xbox 360?

Yep. Your avatars and achievements will be there when you sign in on Xbox One.

How do I remove Xbox 360 games and profiles that are saved on my Xbox One?

You can remove all Xbox 360 games and profiles that have been saved to your console by following these steps:

  1. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  2. Select System > Settings > System > Storage, and then select Clear local Xbox 360 storage.
    This won’t affect cloud-saved games or Xbox One games and profiles。

Can I be signed in on Xbox 360 and Xbox One at the same time?

Yes. However, you can’t be signed in on more than one Xbox One or more than one Xbox 360 at once.

I’m having trouble buying or downloading an Xbox 360 game on Xbox One.

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