Spencer Says Most Backwards Compatible Xbox Games Won’t Support Achievements Or Widescreen TVs

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Xbox Head Phil Spencer was asked by a fan on Twitter if backwards compatible Xbox games would support widescreen TVs. Spencer replied..

“Most OGXbox games didn’t have [widescreen]. Can’t really easily change the frame buffer aspect ratio on a shipped game from [backwards compatibility].

Spencer also said they shouldn’t expect any achievements on original Xbox titles by stating..

“Only real option is to patch each game, won’t happen. Could give achvmnt 4 “playing”, don’t really like that.”