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The best Xbox Series X games

Best Xbox Series X games

After the Xbox Series X|S was launched in November 2020, there has been a rapid increase in the number of games available. This means that we now have a wide variety of Xbox Series X games available, including Fighting, Action-Adventure, Role Playing, and FPS games, which are appealing to gamers of all ages and tastes. The popularity of some of them has been so great and so trendy that many fans have started creating fan pages to share information, achievements, and tips or have made multiple YouTube videos to help gamers achieve different goals. It is necessary to mention that some games available for the Xbox Serie X are remakes or remastered, but it is still worth playing them if you have never done so.

However, some of the games released for the Series X did not live up to the high expectations, with bugs, low-quality content, and potentially useless servers. So developers were very concerned about this problem that some games were postponed, and as a result, very few exclusive games for the Xbox Series X|S were launched in 2022.

Whatever the case may be, let's only look at what has been successful, and I hope that all of these titles from Xbox or third-party developers will live up to your expectations and stay in your memory for years to come.


The Best Xbox Series X games so far

15 + 1) Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2

Tactical shooter, stealth
CI Games
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2
Source: CI Games

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is a stealth-fighting, tactical shooter video game. While the game doesn't have a story connection to its predecessor, it's the immediate sequel to Sniper Ghost Warrior Contract.

There are six missions in total, which can be broken down into "classic" and "long-distance" tasks. The classic missions have similar tasks to the earlier versions, involving close-quarter combat, a combination of infiltration, and stealthy elimination of targets that are 1,300 ft (400 meters) from you. When it comes to long-distance shot missions, players should eliminate targets beyond 3,300 feet (1,000 meters).

If you love sniper games, this one is a must-play. It has a wide range of challenges, high-quality gameplay, and captivating environments.

15) Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Action / Role Playing Game (RPG)
Ubisoft Montreal
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
Source: Ubisoft

This open-world, action-adventure game takes place during the Viking invasion of Britain in the 9th century, with strong RPG mechanics, and contains several main storylines and many optional side missions. In the game, the player controls the Viking warrior Eivor, who is in charge of guiding his people against the Saxon King Alfred the Great and his vassal kingdoms.

The character is customizable as it is possible to play as Eivor either as a male or female, and the player can customize his or her hairstyle, clothing, armor, and war paint.

This is the first game from the series to utilize Xbox Series X advantages, delivering even higher graphics, frame rates, and better sound quality.

14) Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate

NetherRealm Studios
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
Source: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Mortal Kombat 11 is the sequel to 2015's Mortal Kombat X, and a 2.5D single-player and multiplayer fighting video game powered by a heavily modified version of Unreal Engine 3. Fatalities and Brutalities return with new features such as Krushing Blows and Fatal Blows. Also, the finisher Mercy is returning from Mortal Kombat 3, where players can revive their opponents, who will gain a little health.

Developers of this legendary game have focused on realistic effects and images for the Xbox X|S that will not disappoint. Also, the inclusion of iconic guest characters such as Robocop, the jocker, Rambo, and others, adds an entirely new perspective to the traditional characters featured since the series began.


13) Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2

Vicarious Visions
Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2
Source: Activision

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is a skateboarder game in third-person, and a remaster of the first two versions of the Tony Hawk series with an addition of tricks from later games. a Split-screen option and online multiplayer are also included in the game.

In order to advance through the game, the player must collect items and complete objectives. Furthermore, aerials, flips, grinds and manuals must be executed and merged successfully to achieve high scores.

The game has been remastered in an excellent manner, as all its graphics ( 4K at 60 fps, 1080p at 120 fps), gameplay, diverse roster, surround sound, and epic soundtrack are all wonderful. It is a must-have if you are looking for a classic, challenging, and rewarding game.

12) Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Action / Adventure
Traveller's Tales
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
Source: Star Wars

The Skywalker Saga is an action-adventure game developed by Traveller's Tales that adapts all nine episodes of the Skywalker Saga film series, plus characters from other Star Wars movies and television shows. The storyline has many humorous moments, and the graphics and gameplay are impressive.

As opposed to playing Lego games in a linear order, players in this game can begin from Chapter I, IV, or VII, unlocking the subsequent episodes, and each episode will have five missions totaling 45 levels. Combat has improved from previous titles thanks to the use of combinations within the gameplay, lightsaber battles, and moves that use force to maneuver objects and characters. In Space Battles, the gameplay is similar to that of Star Wars Battlefront II.

11) Control Ultimate Edition

Third-person shooter, Action/adventure
Remedy Entertainment
Control Ultimate Edition
Source: 505 Games

Control is an action-adventure game played from a third-person perspective, and it is based on the Federal Bureau of Control (FBC), a U.S. government agency tasked with containing and studying phenomena that violate the laws of physics. In this story, Jesse Faden, who is the main character is searching for her missing brother and finding the reality behind some events. She can Release destruction by altering weaponry and telekinetic abilities and also find new forms to destroy opponents using strong powers to turn everything around her into a destructive weapon. This game is full of characters and bizarre events that unfold as an epic supernatural struggle unfolds.


10) Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

Action/adventure, hack and slash
Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition
Source: Capcom

This action-adventure game, winner of the Best Action Game at the 'The Game Awards 2019', was developed and published by Capcom for the Xbox Series X|S with the addition of real-time ray tracing technology and improved graphics.

In addition to Dante and Nero, a new character named V has been added to this title. The gameplay is similar to previous Devil May Cry titles, relying on fast-paced moves coupled with stylish action combat, as is typical for the series. The player can also use one character for every mission, even though three are available.

In this game, the player uses various guns and attacks against hordes of demons. During a fight, fighters receive a style rating based on a variety of factors, such as the length of a combo, move type, and dodging offenses. Also, every time a player interacts with the mechanic Nico or finds a statue, they can acquire new abilities for their characters.