'Purple Lifeless Redemption' pays a quick go to to the Xbox One

'Red Dead Redemption' pays a brief visit to the Xbox One

Ever since Microsoft introduced backwards compatibility for the Xbox One, players have campaigned for the inclusion of 1 title greater than another: Rockstar’s Pink Lifeless Redemption. The open-world western is but to grace Microsoft’s one hundred+ robust record of obtainable video games, however the chance that it’ll make an look was given an enormous increase after it briefly appeared on the Xbox One market for a number of hours over the weekend.

Whereas it was out there, Xbox One house owners who owned a digital copy of the Xbox 360 model have been capable of obtain and play Purple Lifeless Redemption. Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Left four Lifeless 2, Halo Wars, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night time and Tekken Tag Event 2 additionally made an unscheduled look. Microsoft quickly observed and blocked the loophole, which included discovering an Xbox profile that was already “following” the sport, dashing players’ hopes within the course of.

In response to Xbox evangelist Larry “Main Nelson” Hyrb, the sport prematurely went reside due to a testing error. “Microsoft exams all Xbox 360 video games with our emulator to make sure a top quality expertise throughout a breadth of titles,” commented Hyrb on a Reddit submit. “As a consequence of an error, a number of the video games at present in check have been by accident made obtainable. We’ve got since eliminated entry to these video games, and apologize for any confusion this may increasingly have induced.”

Though the sport is now unavailable, we might have already seen which titles are going to be included in its subsequent replace. Microsoft tends to share its lists in the direction of the top of the month, which means it could possibly be a few weeks earlier than we discover out whether or not we’ll get to listen to Pink Lifeless’s superb scores as soon as once more.