Best of the Best
Xbox One launched over four years ago, which means over four years of games! As such, it can be hard to decide what to play. From exclusives to the top multi-platform games to indies, there’s a lot to choose from–and even though people joke that the Xbox One has no games, that’s just not true!
We’ve picked out the best Xbox One games so far. This includes many of the games that received an 8 or higher on GameSpot, and we’ve prioritized games that were nominated for our Best Xbox One Game list in the years those games released. It also includes Assassin’s Creed: Origins, which was one of GameSpot’s top Xbox One games of 2017 due to its performance on the Xbox One X.
While there are plenty of new games, we haven’t included the hundreds of backwards compatible games on Xbox One, which includes many original Xbox and Xbox 360 favorites. Xbox also has a subscription service called which lets you download and play a selection of over 100 games that varies slightly from month to month.
For more Xbox One games, see our roundups of the best cheap games on Xbox One, and make sure to check out our gallery of the Xbox One exclusive games confirmed for 2018 as well as the biggest Xbox One games of 2018 for everything coming to the console.