Just in time for Halloween, Microsoft announced today that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Castelvania: Lords of Shadow 2, Castlevania LoS: Mirror of Fate – HD, and Just Cause are now backwards compatible for Xbox One.
Those who have purchased the game previously either digitally or physical can now play their favorite classic game on Xbox One. From the four games that are now backwards compatible- I am excited the most in Lords of Shadow as it has a new take on the Castlevania series.
Here is an overview of each game:
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
Left as a foundling at the gates of the Brotherhood of Light convent they named him Gabriel and raised him as their own. Over the years he developed an unprecedented mastery of the fighting arts. Prone to dark moods he was deeply affected by the death of his one true love, Marie. He has now embarked on a quest at the request of the Elders of the Brotherhood to discover why the World is in chaos and within him lies a burning desire for revenge on those who took his beloved.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow revealed the origin of Dracula and legendary connection to the Belmont clan. In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Dracula returns once again, weakened and yearning release from his immortal bonds. Facing a new powerful threat, He must reacquire his old powers and only his castle holds the key. However, the famed Belmont clan also seek his ultimate destruction.
The Games on Demand version supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD
This Castlevania: Lords of Shadow sequel reveals the story of the Belmont’s, as they battle destiny across generations, to discover their true fate. Trevor Belmont, knight of the Brotherhood of Light, embarks on an epic quest to avenge his mother, killed by his father, Gabriel. Once Gabriel Belmont, now the all powerful Dracula, he declares war on the Brotherhood, leading to a cataclysmic showdown between father and son!
In Just Cause, take on the role of the flamboyant Rico Rodriguez—an undercover CIA operative specializing in regime change—as he tries to overthrow the corrupt government of San Esperito. This rogue South American island is suspected of stockpiling weapons of mass destruction and it’s your job to negate the threat to world peace. It could be to your advantage that this tropical paradise is about to implode as various factions vie for power—it just needs a gentle nudge in the right direction.