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penguinz
05-17-2005, 10:14 AM
Microsoft Corp. said on Monday its new Xbox 360 will run video games developed for the earlier generation of its gaming machine, an enticement for owners of older Xbox versions to purchase new hardware.

Source (http://www.bit-quest.com/index.php?id=44)

Saulbadguy
05-17-2005, 10:18 AM
The world's largest software maker also announced a deal to feature Japanese publisher Square Enix Co. Ltd.'s "Final Fantasy" games, which up to now have been a cornerstone of rival Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 2 franchise.



Man..Square-Enix are WHORES. Started off with Nintendo, went to Sony, and now Microsoft...

Pants
05-17-2005, 10:30 AM
I read somewhere that it was just a precaution to avoid situations like the PS2 had with being unable to read some old/obsucre games for PS1.