It seems Call of Duty: Black Ops II will not be added to the backwards compatibility program in February.

On Twitter, Phil Spencer was asked about the backwards compatible list for the month of February. Spencer responded by stating that Black Ops II will not be added to the program this month.

Last month, Spencer spoke out on why Black Ops II is not on the list of backwards compatible titles. On Twitter, Spencer was asked if he could confirm one of the Call of Duty’s for the backwards compatibility list. He responded by stating: “We confirm third party games in BC with the 3Ps approval, so I can’t but know that we care about the voted on list.” Spencer then assured fans that he does see the requests for titles to come to the backwards compatible list, and that he knows people are passionate about Black Ops II coming to the program.

Earlier this week, three new games were added to the backwards compatibility program. Those three titles were Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks, and JUJU. These three games join the long list of titles that are backwards compatible. Other recent games include Dragon Age: Origins, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and Alice: Madness Returns. You can see the full list of over three hundred titles here.

  • Thomas Mccaffery

    First off he isn’t going to tell you it’s coming legally he can’t. A lot of rumor says mid Feb or Early March this is coming.

    • Sean Timm

      People asking for specific third-party games has been a problem from the beginning of the program. There is just so much behind the scenes stuff we never see when it comes to bringing titles to Back Compat. If BO2 makes it, great. If not, I’m sure plenty of great games will.

      • Thomas Mccaffery

        True to that. Activision I am sure some of the COD’s will be re-mastered. The problem is I don’t know why they just can’t say if game was approved or not. I guess legally they can’t. I think games over 100+ votes most likely going to be re-mastered. I am guessing new games will be released today. I am waiting on The Godfather which probably won’t go backwards, because of the legal issues the game caused.

        • Sean Timm

          I think a large part of not announcing them before hand has to do with marketing. Combining the announcement of new back combat games with their release makes it that much easier for people to hear about it and then seek them out.

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