Backwards Compatability for Xbox 2?

February 5, 2004

There has been a ton of talk lately about whether or not Microsoft will include compatability with Xbox 1 games in its next generation console. The problems stem from the drastic architecture differences between the current Intel based CPU and custom Nvidia graphics GPU and the next generation console that will use IBMs 970 CPU and a custom ATI graphics chip. 1up discusses Microsoft’s plans and what backwards compatability may mean in terms of cost for Xbox 2.