Xbox 360 Press Event News

All sorts of fun facts coming out of Microsoft's E3 2005 Xbox 360 press event. Story will be updated as they come in.

  • Xbox 360 will have limited backward compatability. Only the most popular Xbox games will be supported, through an emulator.
  • Square Enix is releasing Final Fantasy XI on the 360, with Live support. First of several Square Enix games on the platform.
  • More than 160 games are in development.
  • During a 90 day launch window Microsoft hopes that between 25 and 40 Xbox 360 games are released.
  • You can buy movies and music online through the 360
  • All games must support 720p, a 16:9 aspect ratio, anti-aliasing and 5.1 multi channel sound.