Are you a fan of the Xbox 360 game "Poker Smash"? This week, the game was pulled out from the Xbox One backwards compatibility list, eliciting disappointment from fans of the game. According to the latest news, the game is already not playable on the Xbox One console, but is still available on the Xbox 360 platform. Meanwhile, the company said, fans will be able to receive a refund on their chosen payment platform.

Also, Microsoft stated that fans will be given a free copy of the "Hexic 2" game, which is playable on the Xbox One console. The free game is a token of appreciation to fans who remained committed to the Xbox One backwards compatibility program.

The free game can be acquired using the code Microsoft, they will send a message to the message center connected to the fans' account used to register the "Poker Smash" game.

Interestingly, it is now confirmed that Microsoft is working on getting all original Xbox games to the backwards compatibility list. That means fans will be able to get their disc based games to the Xbox One or download these original games directly from the Xbox One Store. Unfortunately, the Xbox original games are not as many as the games on the Xbox 360 console.

Xbox One BC feature maintenance

Meanwhile, Microsoft is scheduled to do some maintenance on the BC feature, hence the offline status of the Xbox 360 platform. Because the backwards compatibility feature pulls its original games from the platform to the Xbox One, the necessity to put both in offline mode is a must.

Players will not be able to access the BC games, but will continue to have access on original Xbox One games.

This could also explain Microsoft's inability to release new titles for the Xbox One backwards compatibility feature. Meanwhile, it is expected that later this year, the Xbox One X will start bringing new and old games to the console.

Take note that the BC titles are automatically included on the Xbox One Store and ready for download. If you previously owned a copy of the game, you should find it automatically on the list, otherwise you will need to manually download the game to the current gen console.

Looking back, some of the most popular games that arrived on the backwards compatible list include "Red Dead Redemption," "The BioShock Trilogy," The Mass Effect Trilogy," "Skate 3," "Call of Duty: Black Ops 2" and many more. Titles are added depending on licensing provided to Microsoft and if the developer is willing to convert the game.