Surprise 360 backward-compatibility update pleases

Panzer Dragoon ORTA and Jet Set Radio Future in latest Xbox BC update

More dusty Xbox games are being dragged out of the cupboard this morning as Microsoft rolls out a surprise Xbox 360 backwards compatibility update - andthere aresome real gems in it.

Sega favorites Panzer Dragoon ORTA and Jet Set Radio Future are the most notable names on the list, while Pandemic's Mercenaries, Unreal Championship 2 and Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee are also sure to please many.

There arestill a few games we're impatiently waiting for MS to tinker for Xbox 360. Where's Chronicles of Riddick? Here's hoping it arrives in the next update.

Above: Remember Panzer Dragoon ORTA?

For full instructions on getting the update head over to By the magic of copy and paste, here's the full list:

  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Breakdown
  • Call of Duty 2: Big Red One
  • Call of Duty 3
  • Cars
  • Crash Bandicoot 5: Wrath of Cortex
  • Dai Senryaku VII: Modern Military Tactics
  • FIFA Soccer 2007
  • Full Spectrum Warrior
  • Guilty Gear Isuka
  • JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future
  • MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf
  • Mercenaries
  • NASCAR 2006: Total Team Control
  • NFL Fever 2004
  • Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee
  • Panzer Dragoon ORTA
  • Phantom Dust
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Return To Castle Wolfenstein
  • Rugby League 2
  • Sonic Riders
  • Soul Calibur 2
  • Star Wars Republic Commando
  • Street Fighter Anniversary Collection
  • The King of Fighters Neowave
  • The King of Fighters 2002 %26 2003
  • Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 07
  • Tony Hawk's Underground
  • Ultra Bust-A-Move
  • Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict
  • Xiaolin Showdown

April 20, 2007