Xbox One’s most recent update is preparing it for two pretty exciting features: backwards compatibility and the ability to stream games to Windows 10.

Windows 10 is set to release July 29. It will be a free upgrade if you’re already running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. (No, there’s no Windows 9.) With it comes cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10, including the ability to purchase games on one or the other and switch between them. And, of course, streaming from Xbox One to PC and vice versa.

Probably the most anticipated feature will be backwards compatibility, the ability to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One. The initial phase launched with only 20 games with compatibility, but presumably that will be expanded universally later this year.

Keezy Young

Keezy Young

Keezy is a gamer, illustrator, and designer. Her background is in teaching and tutoring kids from ages 9 to 19, and she's led workshops for young women in STEM. She is also holds a certificate in teaching English. Her first memory of gaming is when her dad taught her to play the first Warcraft when she was five. You can find her at Key of Zee and on Twitter @KeezyBees.