New Xbox One Experience & Backward Compatibility Released Date Revealed

In celebration of the official launch of Halo 5: Guardians exclusively on current-gen Xbox consoles,
Larry Hryb, the Emmy Award–winning Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has officially announced the latest update coming to Xbox One, including the launch date of the all-new Xbox One Experience as well as Backward Compatibility.

Starting next month, current-gen Xbox owners will get the chance to relive some of their favorite Xbox 360 moment on their brand new console at no additional cost, thanks to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program, as well as experience a completely re-imagined Xbox One experience powered by Windows 10, which promises to offer the "fastest, most social Xbox experience ever", featuring:

  • Faster performance
  • Improved game experience
  • Vertical scrolling allows faster access to activities and content
  • Expanded social content and engagement
The brand new Xbox One Experience and the Xbox One Backward Compatibility will begin rolling out to all Xbox One owners starting November 12.