Halo Infinite is now ready to play, learn how and the other great Xbox announcements

Halo Infinite season 1 can be downloaded in Beta version. (screenshot: Xbox)

This week marked the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first Xbox, as well as the arrival of the first title of Halo to the world of video game. The brand celebrated with a special broadcast on their official channels and although they predicted they would not announce it, they revealed some surprises for fans.

Halo is of course one of the protagonists of this great celebration and shares the news for its fans around the world. The highlight of the event is the multiplayer launch of Halo Infinite and of course, the 76 Xbox 360 titles and original Xbox games to the backwards compatibility library to be able to download both in Xbox One like in Xbox Series X / S. These announcements appeared in some rumors a few days ago, but it came true in the middle of the event.

Halo Infinite: Multiplayer

Halo Infinite takes the first step towards the home of gamers. Free-to-play, multiplayer mode, is now available for download on Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, and Pc.

Halo Infinite’s multiplayer mode will launch commercially with Heroes of Reach. The first part calls to revive the Noble team, one of the icons of the exclusive Xbox 360 catalog. Devices can be unlocked to customize Spartan himself.

All features are available now, including the Academy and the Battle Pass. Please note that the Halo Infinite Battle Pass will not have an expiration date. Once you’ve mastered it, you can progress whenever you want without limits.

343 Industries indicates that the period until launch will be beta. Any progress you make will carry over to the final version, so you can start your journey without risking losing anything. Includes all maps and modes from the first season.

Here are the links to your free download:

– Download Halo Infinite multiplayer on Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One

– Download Halo Infinite multiplayer on PC (Microsoft Store)

– Download Halo Infinite multiplayer on PC (Steam)

The Redmond division wanted to promote its launch as part of the brand’s 20th anniversary celebrations. The version Bell you will have to wait for the usual date: December 8.

Halo Infinite Campaign Mode arrives on December 8, 2021. (screenshot: Xbox)
Halo Infinite Campaign Mode arrives on December 8, 2021. (screenshot: Xbox)

Video games backward compatible with Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S

It was practically an open secret and it finally came to light. Microsoft has revealed that as of yesterday, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S are receiving a large number of backward compatible titles for their catalog. The company has maintained this pace since 2015 and continues to bet on adding more works to the library.

“Constant requests for specific titles and enhancements encouraged the Backward Compatibility team to partner with original creators to preserve thousands of games over four generations of Xbox, ”explains Peggy Lo, leader of the Xbox Backward Compatibility Group.

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11 of those titles coming out today will also benefit from FPS Boost, the Xbox format that increases the native frame rate to 60FPS. The other 26, which we were able to enjoy in a backward compatible format, also got that extra FPS Boost. Here’s the full video game list:

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

Aces of the Galaxy

Advent Rising

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Make the Grade

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Bankshot Billiards 2

Beautiful katamari

Binary Domain

Black College Football Xperience: Doug Williams Ed

Cloning Clyde


Darwinia +

Dead or Alive Ultimate

Dead or Alive 3

Dead or Alive 4

Death by Cube

Disney universe

Disney’s Chicken Little

Elements of Destruction


FEAR 2: Project Origin


FEAR Files

The First Templar



Islands of Wakfu

Lego The Lord of the Rings


Max payne

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne

Max payne 3

Mini Ninjas

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat vs. Dc universe

MX vs. ATV Alive

MX vs. ATV Untamed



Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee

Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad

Otogi: Myth of Demons

Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors

The Outfit

Kaloki X Outpost

Quake Arena Arcade

RAW – Realms of Ancient War

Red Dead Revolver

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

Ridge Racer 6



Risen 2: Dark Waters

Rock of ages

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel



Secret Weapons Over Normandy

Skate 2

SpongeBob SquarePants Underpants Slam!

SpongeBob’s Truth or Square

Star Wars Starfighter: Special Edition

Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast



Thrillville: Off the Rails

Time pilot

TimeSplitters 2

TimeSplitters: Future Perfect

Toy Story Mania!

Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment

Viva Piñata: Party Animals


Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, one of the Xbox classics.  (photo: Extra Life)
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, one of the Xbox classics. (photo: Extra Life)

However, this surge of Xbox and Xbox 360 classics it will be the last, as Microsoft has announced that it will no longer adapt older products to its newer One and X / S Series systems.

“While we continue to focus on preserving and improving videogames as an artistic medium, we have reached the limit of our ability to bring new games to the catalog of the past due to licensing, legal and technical restrictions”, They explain from Xbox.

Power On: The Story of Xbox

Also, a teaser for the live-action series was revealed that predicts an excellent future for the franchise both inside and outside the gamer world. Anyway, the trailer that had the most reactions was the one for Power On, the series documentary film about the first 20 years of Xbox told by its protagonists.

The documentary promises to take a tour of the different generations of Xbox with never-before-seen details and testimonials from the top managers of the brand. It will consist of six episodes and They will all be released on December 13 on different platforms, including YouTube.

Community Contest

Just as he said 20 years ago with Bill gates to present the first video game console of Microsoft, Dwayne The Rock Johnson, it also went through this week’s celebration to reveal a new contest for the community.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the presentation of Microsoft’s first console: Xbox. (screenshot: Xbox)

Merging his latest movie, Red Notice, with Xbox elements, the place XboxVault wait for the fans with important prizes, ranging from custom consoles with movie art to hundreds of Game Pass codes.


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