A few days ago we told you about the ability of the Xbox Series X | S told to run PS2 games. Thanks to the developer mode that anyone who owns the new Xbox consoles can activate, they actually have access to far more retro games than they can.
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Since its inception, the Xbox Series X | S given their owners the option of activating developer mode. The latter allows the use of many software that is compatible with the Windows Universal Platform Application Architecture (UWP). As stated above, RetroArch is one of those software. For those who haven’t been keeping track of everything, RetroArch is an application that can serve as an interface for the mulators of various retro consoles.
As shown in the video above, This system and compatibility provide the ability to play on Xbox Series X | S and under good conditions to play titles from the catalogs of many consoles: Wii, GameCube, Nintendo 64, PSP, Saturn, PlayStation, DS, Mega Drive, etc. The video above shows gameplay sequences captured by the Xbox Series S. However, compatibility is exactly the same on Xbox Series X.
Xbox does something Nintendon’t
Compatibility can vary from computer to computer and from title to title. And for consoles like the Wii and the DS, the special gameplay of these machines is not necessarily suitable for playing with the controller. Xbox Series X compatibility | It’s less than a month after its launch, however, is no less impressive.
As always when it comes to counterfeiting, the legality of the matter is relative (to say nothing else). However, the possibilities that the Xbox Series X | S in terms of retrogaming and access to software originally designed for use on the PC. Especially since manufacturers such as Sony and Nintendo continue to deny their fans the opportunity to legally play the games on their old machines on their current console.
At the hour in which these lines were written, neither Microsoft nor Sony or Nintendo reacted to this situation. Either way, there’s a good bet that it will be a good fit with Microsoft. As a reminder, with the Xbox Series X | S lets you play all Xbox One games (aside from Kinect titles), as well as a list of Xbox 360 and Xbox games, in a much more official and legal way.