To do this you simply login into Xbox Live with your username and password. Since all game saves on Xbox Live are synced, you’ll have all the latest progress from your titles at home – provided your console at home is connected to the internet. Additionally, you can download your digital games to the friend’s Xbox One to play. When you log out, those digital games stop working.
Conversely, while Microsoft will make Xbox 360 games on Xbox One available for purchase to those who have never played them, users who already own physical or digital copies of available games will get to enjoy them on their Xbox One console at no charge. Microsoft and its developer partners won’t be able to make every Xbox 360 game available for Xbox One, but if the company can eventually secure a majority of the most popular games from last generation, it will make the Xbox One a much more compelling platform as this current generation console war heats up.
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That all changed during Monday, when Microsoft surprised the industry by announcing “native” backward-compatibility to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One. But before you toss your Xbox 360 console out the window, you’ll want to check the details below. The ability to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One is indeed great news, but there are several important factors to consider: