How to Play Xbox 360 Games on PC

How to Play Xbox 360 Games on PC

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“Prevention is better than cure.” Doesn’t this catchphrase hit us quite hard, especially now? And it makes sense too! The Coronavirus outbreak has brought us to a realization where the only way to fight against the COVID-19 virus is by staying at home to break the chain of infection.

How to Play Xbox 360 Games on PC

We’re “together alone” in this. Well, this oxymoron not just gives us strength but also motivates us to fight against this pandemic disease until it is completely eradicated or cured. We all are eagerly waiting for the world to get back on its feet again. And until this normalcy restores, it’s crucial to follow social distancing to keep yourself and your family safe.

“What to do when the boredom lurks”? This is one of the most commonly heard or asked questions in this Quarantine phase. So, how would you feel if we drop a useful suggestion that will not just help you to kill time but also keep you entertained? (Awesome, isn’t it?)

How to Play Xbox 360 Games on PC
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Instead of exhausting yourself with boredom and dullness, you can rather indulge yourself in playing games. Don’t have a PlayStation or Xbox console, don’t worry. In this post, we’ve covered a complete guide on how to play Xbox 360 games on PC. Yes, you heard that right.

Let’s get started and explore how you can enjoy an immersive gaming experience on your PC without having to spend extra bucks in buying a gaming console.

Also Read: How To Gameshare On Xbox One

How to Play Xbox 360 Games on PC

How to Play Xbox 360 Games on PC
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To enjoy playing Xbox 360 games on your Windows PC, here’s what you need to do.

Download Games from Microsoft Windows Store

To get started, you can first pick a few gaming titles from the Windows Store and install them on your system.

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Head on to Microsoft Store, and in the Games section, search for your favorite games and hit enter. Tap on the “Get” button to download the game on your PC.

Although, Microsoft Store only includes a limited set of Xbox 360 games in its collection. If you’re looking for anything particular, then you might need a PC emulator software for running Xbox 360 games on your system. The next section of our blog covers how to play Xbox 360 games on PC using an emulator software.

Download a PC Emulator

Before you think of downloading a PC emulator software on your PC, make sure your system fulfills the below-mentioned compatibility requirement.

  • Plenty of storage space, 250 GB, or more to be precise.
  • 512 MB of RAM for a seamless gaming experience.
  • And, most importantly, a 3.2 GHz CPU to support the above criteria.

If you try to run an emulator software on an outdated system, it will cause a lot of hindrances. Once you’ve taken care of system requirements, you can gladly proceed to download an emulator software for playing Xbox 360 games on PC.

Some of the renowned Xbox Emulators that you can go for include, Xenia and CXBX.

So, what next?

Play Xbox 360 Games on an Emulator

Follow these quick steps to play Xbox 360 games on your PC with the help of an emulator software:

  1. Download any Xbox emulator on your Windows PC.
  2. If it’s a zipped file, extract its content into a folder on your hard drive.
  3. Run the emulator file and mount it using a disc mounting software.
  4. Once mounted, you can efficiently run the emulator on your PC.
  5. In the emulator software, load your Xbox game file, which you wish to play.
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Conclusion

We hope you loved our quick guide on how to play Xbox 360 games on PC. No need to pay extra for a gaming console. Make your Quarantine days better while you enjoy playing Xbox 360 games on your PC with the help of an Emulator.

Do you know what’s better? When you connect an Xbox gaming controller to your PC. (Yes, you can thank us later).

Stay home, stay safe fellas! 

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