While the Xbox One was not backwards compatible at launch, a Microsoft executive has hinted that we may have an emulation solution in the future.
It's probably not a good idea to hold your breath however, because while there are plans for an emulation, Savage said, "...we're not done thinking them through yet, unfortunately."
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When it was first announced that the Xbox One would not be backwards compatible, Microsoft's marketing director for Xbox UK, Harvey Eagle, said that it was because the next-gen console had a different architecture build than the Xbox 360.
At the Build Developer conference, Savage further explained: "It turns out to be hard to emulate the PowerPC stuff on the X86 stuff."
"So there's nothing to announce, but I would love to see it myself," Savage added about the emulation.
While we wait for Microsoft to figure out their own hardware, we'll just keep a hold of our Xbox 360.
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Via: Total Xbox