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The original Xbox launched in 2001 with the headline game, Halo. A year later the online service Xbox Live service extended the experience. You can play some original Xbox games on the Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S via the Backward Compatibility feature that emulates the older hardware when you put an older disc in a newer system.You can't use Xbox 360 or Xbox One controllers on the original Xbox. It launched with a slightly larger controller that was soon replaced by a version more suitable for smaller hands.
As part of our Accessibility Report, this page lists games that have been flagged with accessibility settings in the following areas.
Controls: Each of these games has been assessed for how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs. Each game offers the following accessibility features and settings:
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Skill Rating: 10-16 year-olds
Release Date: 15/11/2001, updated in 2020
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting
Accessibility: 20 features
Developer: Halo (@Halo)
Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room or as a 16-player online game
Halo is the longstanding sci-fi shooting video game series that started when Halo: Combat Evolved launched alongside the Xbox in 2001. The franchise has featured on every Xbox platform since then, with Halo 5: Guardians serving as the latest entry in...
Content Rating: PEGI 18
Release Date: 01/01/1997, updated in 2019
Platforms: Android, DS, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Open World, Role-Play and Shooting
Accessibility: 26 features
Developer: Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames)
Players: You can play this by yourself or as a 30-player online game
Grand Theft Auto is a series of action-adventure game where you travel around one large location taking part in different criminal activities: pulling off heists, with lots of shooting and stealing and driving a variety of cars and other vehicles.
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Release Date: 15/07/2003, updated in 2021
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Switch, Xbox and iOS
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative, Puzzle and Role-Play
Accessibility: 10 features
Developer: Obsidian (@Obsidian)
Players: This is a single-player game
The Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) is a series of hard narrative-driven role-playing and combat games set in the Star Wars universe, 4000 years before Luke Skywalker and the Empire. You fight enemies and discover secrets by talking to the...
Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds
Release Date: 09/11/1996, updated in 2020
Platforms: DS, GBA, GameCube, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, PS5, Switch, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS
Genres: Action, Adventure and Platform
Accessibility: 19 features
Developer: Toys For Bob (@ToysForBob)
Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is the latest game in the Crash Bandicoot series, where you play a genetically enhanced bandicoot called Crash and run, jump and bash your way through levels while avoiding hazards.
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 8-12 year-olds
Release Date: 31/10/2003, updated in 2020
Platforms: GameCube, PC, PS2, PS4, Switch, Xbox and Xbox One
Genres: Action and Platform
Accessibility: 8 features
Developer: Purple Lamp (@Purple_Lamp)
Players: You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room or as a 2-player online game
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom is a running and jumping game based on the Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. It's an original story where you defend Bikini Bottom from an invasion of robots.
Release Date: 28/02/2005, updated in 2021
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Genres: Action, Fighting, Role-Play and Shooting
Accessibility: 27 features
Developer: Aspyr Media (@AspyrMedia)
Star Wars: Republic Commando is a shooting game set in the Star Wars universe, where you complete missions as part of an elite squad of Clones. Still regarded as one of the best Star Wars games over 16 years after its initial release, its fast-paced...
Release Date: 04/09/2020
Platforms: DS, Mac, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Genres: Action, Open World, Simulation and Sports
Accessibility: 9 features
Developer: Vvisions Studio (@VvisionsStudio)
Players: You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room or as a 8-player online game
Tony Hawk's is a skateboarding game series. It features the famous skater in 19 different games. From its start in 1999 on PlayStation it is now available on most consoles and has recently been re released in updated as Tony Hawk's 1 + 2.
Skill Rating: 10-13 year-olds
Release Date: 19/09/1997, updated in 2021
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PS5, PSP, Switch, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Platform
Accessibility: 18 features
Developer: Oddworld Inc (@OddworldInc)
Oddworld: Soul Storm is a running and jumping game where you guide members of your species through labyrinthine levels to free them from brutal oppression. It's a remake of 1998's Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus and a sequel to Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty. Its...