The Xbox 360 hard disk is required to play the games on this list.
The hard disk is used not only to store the emulation software, but also to store saved games, store downloaded content, and to serve as a data cache for titles which utilize disk caching.
Xbox 360 hard drives manufactured later include updated emulation profiles which allow a greater range of titles to be played out of the box without updating.
Whenever new sets of emulation profiles are released, drives manufactured after that date automatically include the latest update.
According to Microsoft, each game needs an emulation profile to run.
These profiles can be downloaded through the Xbox Live service or from and burned on CD or DVD recordable media.
In the following chart, any Xbox game with a "Yes" for its region will work in that region, and only in others which also have "Yes" (although cross-region compatibility is not guaranteed).PAL version has problems with 640x480 (480p) resolution and 4:3 aspect ratio - at these settings, the game will lag, but in 720p it will play normally with black bars on the left and right sides of the display. Game seems to sport varying levels of anti-aliasing with very uneven framerate in some tracks. Some textures go white and the demos option in the main menu is gone.Generally slow and stuttering framerate with significant slowdown in co-op. Custom graffiti can only be done for SS, S, and M sizes on a zoom. If the player does not zoom in, they will NOT be able to see their creation at all.Luckily the sound fx are not that loud just annoying in the background and playing in a loop.PAL version crashes after the full-motion video at the end of the third level.Leveling up using a trainer and immediately using the same trainer again). When the game isn't spinning the disc, the game play is great and not an issue.Engine sound effects play louder than normal setting when at higher speeds. The option to assign keys to the Right Trigger in the Settings menu is missing. Otherwise, there is a stutter in the opening video while the disc spins.Occasionally dialogue audio is replaced by loud static; Music does not play at all.Has quite a few bugs, including water not appearing at all in the game (doesn't break anything by not being there). Sometimes textures go messy, and a reboot is needed to solve the problem.If demo option is selected on main menu, game crashes and returns to Xbox 360 menu. Also, The framerate on the PAL version is much lower than it should be ingame.All of the Acclaim demos movies and the Competitive Edge movie fail to run and just take the user back to the previous menu.