How to play Xbox games on Xbox 360

If you have some games for your original Xbox stored somewhere in the boxes at your home and have an Xbox 360, you might use some of those to play on your new Xbox console. Not all of the original Xbox games can be played on an Xbox 360, but some of them can.

Were you asking yourself how to play Xbox games on Xbox 360? If did so, here are some solutions you may try, and perhaps they could work for you. Stay tuned.

See also: How to play Xbox games on iPhone

Play games using Game disc

Here is one of the solutions we suggest. So, first, make sure that your Xbox 360 has the latest update downloaded. If not so, sign in to your Xbox Live account and download the updates. You should know that not all original Xbox games can be played on Xbox 360, so to check which one is supported, head to the Resources section where you can find the list of original Xbox games that are compatible to play on Xbox 360.

Put the original game to your Xbox 360. The game is going to load and you will be able to play.

Get the original games

To get the original games, sign in to your Xbox Live account and get to the Game Market place in the Xbox Dashboard. Next, you should get to the Explore Game Content. Open it and find heading Games On-Demand, move to the right, and choose All originals.

Now, look for a certain game you want, and do it so by using the original name of the game. When you find it, click on the Buy button. Then pick the Confirm Download option. The game will start downloading. It will take some time, but not too much.

After that, head to the My Xbox option and find Game Library. There you will see the Recent games heading and the list of your games will be shown. Choose the game you have just downloaded and press on the Play Game button.

To Play Games by Game Disc, you should have your Xbox 360 updated and to download the game you may need to pay by Microsoft Points. To download games, you need to have enough space in your console.

The other way

Here is another way to play your original Xbox games on the Xbox 360 console, you should follow a couple of the steps we are going to represent.

First, you need to install the hard drive to your Xbox 360 console. Most of the consoles do come with an installed hard drive, but if you don’t have one, you should install it. this is necessary to save your emulation software and data related to the Xbox games. Make sure to buy an official hard drive, so it fits well with your console.

The second step is to connect your console to the internet, so you can download updates for the game. Also, you need to have your console connected to the internet so you can play the game for the first time. To establish a connection, go to the Settings menu and use your Xbox Live account.

In step three, make sure that your Xbox 360 is updated. If you are not sure, visit the Xbox Live account to check for the latest updates. If you are signed in to your Xbox Live account and connected to the internet, the console should be updated automatically.

Now when you set the console, you can put the original game CD inside and launching will start. It may happen that a message appears on your screen saying that the game needs an update. If so, just follow the lead and get all the updates game needs.

Once you have installed the updates for the game, you can start playing.