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However, online multiplayer still is possible through third-party LAN Tunneling programs that manipulate System Link, such as XLink Kai. 7 other games were also removed, but were then added back later: Blinx 2: Masters of Time and Space, Catwoman, Grabbed by the Ghoulies, Legends of Wrestling, Mortal Kombat: Deception, Pariah, and Sid Meier's Pirates! He-Man: Defender of Grayskull remains on the list even though the game was never released; it was cancelled by the developer before completion.
This is a list of Xbox games that are compatible with the console's successor, the Xbox 360.
Microsoft ceased adding titles to the list in November 2007, so the list is considered final.
7 games were removed from the list due to bugs: Codename: Kids Next Door – Operation: V. An official Xbox 360 hard disk is required to play any of the games on this list.
The hard disk is used to store the emulation software, and also to store saved games, downloaded content, and to serve as a data cache for titles which utilize disk caching.