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Driver San Francisco, Far Cry 2 now playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility

Sniper Elite V2, too.

Driver San Francsico, one of the greatest racing games of all time, is now available to play on Xbox One via the system's backwards compatibility service.

It sounds like hyperbole, but I've never been able to play or enjoy another racing game quite as much, since.

And, as Eurogamer petrolhead Martin Robinson just said to me: "It's probably the only racing game that asks you to finish first and second in the same race." True that.

Far Cry 2 and Sniper Elite V2 are also now back-compatible - and both are good too.

That said, the Far Cry sequel is a bit Marmite. Says our Far Cry series fan Ian Higton: "It's the open world Far Cry adventures you know and love, wrapped in an incredibly brutal survival-sim skin that rewards patience and planning with an absorbing adventure. It'll make you want to punch things." Which explains a lot.

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