Xbox One Weekly News: Call of Duty WW2 on Project Scorpio in 4K, Backward Compatibility Gets Three New Titles

Call of Duty WW2 is reportedly going to be available on Project Scorpio, a latest report suggests. It is also going to be available on Xbox Scorpio in 4K. Another exciting news of this week is the addition of three new titles in the Xbox Backward Compatible games list.

A lot of Third and First-party titles are set to be running in 4K this year. One of those brilliant titles is the most anticipated game Call of Duty WW2. Recently leaked marketing material suggests that the Call of Duty WW2 is coming to Xbox Scorpio soon. This leak further suggests that Call of Duty is one of the big titles that Microsoft hopes to be running on Project Scorpio.

According to a Windows Central reveal that states

“Our list comes from marketing materials that include titles Microsoft wants to use to exemplify Project Scorpio’s six-teraflops (TF), True-4K capabilities. And it naturally includes several first-party titles, such as the aforementioned Forza 7, Crackdown 3, and State of Decay 2. But it also contains a few heavy-hitting, third-party titles.

The list includes some fairly obvious games, such as “Call of Duty”, FIFA, and Madden, but also Battlefront 2, and Red Dead Redemption 2. It seems that each of these games will appear on Project Scorpio with a 4K resolution.”

This is indeed a big news for all those who want to see the new Xbox Scorpio running some of the biggest hits in impressively amazing 4K visuals.

Microsoft has no plans of releasing any exclusive titles for Project Scorpio yet. But, the console is going to have upgraded 4K gameplay. This will definitely take it one step further into innovation. It will be more like a PS4 Pro experience for all the fans of Xbox One and Xbox Scorpio.

According to the latest specs details, Project Scorpio has Six teraflops of GPU that will help the console deliver best ever 4K and will support the Virtual Reality. Xbox Scorpio is reportedly going to offers HEVC and VP9 Codecs in order to decode 4k Streams. These streams include Netflix, Game DVR, and Streaming. However, no official details have been announced but a trailer and the details are promised to be releasing soon.

Activision could possibly be pulling the trigger a little earlier in order to cope with all the leaks. So, it is possible that Call of Duty WW2 will be released fully by the end of April 2017.

Backward Compatibility Has three new titles

Xbox Backward Compatibility has Three new titles added to its games lists. These three titles are Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed Revelations, and Darksiders 2. All of these new games are going to be released as part of the Xbox Backward Compatibility program.

There are a number of other fantastic games that are lined up for a later release. One of those games is the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. The Xbox Chief Phil Spencer recently teased about the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 becoming a part of backward compatibility programs.

According to Spencer

“One of my most anticipated is coming in the next few weeks, some good one’s tee’d up. <no comment on BO2>. ”

This literally means that the April is somehow the best month for Backward Compatibility games. However, there is not a single clue about the titles are actually coming out this month.

According to hints of Spencer on twitter, it’s very much likely that some of the titles will be the biggest hits and the most wanted games, this year. And guess what, all of these games are going to be the top trending titles. Following is the list of the most wanted titles that are expected to be part of the Backward Compatibility program for Xbox One.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Skyrim
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • GTA V
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum