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Call of Duty: Black Ops now backwards compatible on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced Call of Duty: Black Ops as the latest big name Xbox 360 title to be made available on the Xbox One.

The 2010 release is the first game in the iconic series to become compatible with the backwards compatibility platform, which opened up in November last year (via Major Nelson).

Treyarch’s game was among the most requested titles, alongside the sequel Black Ops 2, Red Dead Redemption and Skyrim: The Elder Scrolls V.

The rest of the voting is dominated by the games in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and World at War games with Mass Effect 3, Fallout: New Vegas and GTA IV rounding out the top ten.

The game is available freely to those who own it for the Xbox 360 console. Folks can can download it by inserting their physical disk or redownload to the next-gen console from the Xbox app.

Folks who’ve never owned the game can grab it for $10/£11.24, so long as they’re also an Xbox Live Gold member.

See also: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 review

The release should please fans of the series dismayed by the HD remaster of Modern Warfare IV being limited to those who pre-order the forthcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare title.

The 2016 release is currently taking flak from fans of the series, who’ve made it one of the most disliked trailers on YouTube.

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