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Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled its newest gaming console, the Xbox One, with a slew of new capabilities. But one thing it won't do is play Xbox 360 games.
by Shara Tibken, CNET
Because the new gaming system has a different chip architecture -- Advanced Micro Devices' x86 instead of IBM's PowerPC -- the Xbox One won't have native compatibility with 360 games. It's unclear at this time whether Microsoft will create a solution for that, such as making some of the more popular games compatible or allowing users to access older titles through a cloud-streaming system. But it doesn't look like that's going to happen right now.Read More »from Xbox 360 games won’t work with the Xbox One