Microsoft’s Xbox consoles have a reputation for being the best in the industry for first person shooters, and the top 10 bestselling Xbox One games show why. From Battlefield 1 to Gears of War to Call of Duty, gamers are taking advantage of the system’s ergonomic controller, top-end video output and high-powered processing speed to enjoy great-looking shooters with high framerates. There are also great games for sports lovers with FIFA 17 and NBA2K17, and RPG fans aren’t neglected with the Skyrim Special Edition release. Plus, family-friendly Minecraft and perennially popular racing series Forza deliver diversity and critical acclaim to the list of top-selling games for the Xbox One.
1. Battlefield 1: Early Enlister Deluxe
Join the biggest multiplayer battles in gaming with Battlefield 1 as up to 64 players clash in a single map. Travel to the earliest epic wars ever fought as you join Hannibal’s attempt to cross the Alps, Lawrence of Arabia’s quest to defend the deserts of Arabia and other historical battles. With the Early Enlister Deluxe Edition, you get themed weapons, five Battlepacks to boost your characters and early access to the game.
2. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
For the first time in the Elder Scrolls series, console players can download and install thousands of modifications to customize their Skyrim experience. With thousands of mods plus the original 60+ hours of gameplay and multiple expansions, you’ll never run out of things to do. Plus, the updated graphics make your questing experience more immersive than ever. Discover your destiny with Skyrim Special Edition for the Xbox One.
3. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Xbox One Legacy Edition
This new release delivers two games in a single package. Return to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with the remastered, high-definition version that updates the graphics and delivers classic missions and 10 of fan’s favorite multiplayer maps. You can also enjoy the latest installment, Infinite Warfare, as the Call of Duty franchise heads to space in the most epic battles yet. Infinite Warfare includes a single-player story mode, online competitive mode and a special zombies mission.
4. Gears of War 4
Gears of War 4 brings an update to the traditional FPS multiplayer game play with a dedicated co-op mode. Play locally with split screen or online with Xbox Live as you and a friend battle through story mode. Classic competitive play is better than ever with new melee attacks to let you take the offensive when ducking behind cover and updated guns like the Buzzkill and Dropshot.
5. FIFA 17
FIFA 17 brings the long-running series to a new level by adding an RPG element to the single-player action. Put yourself into the shoes of Alex Hunter and guide him through his career by making critical decisions on and off the soccer field. Of course, you can jump straight to multiplayer and enjoy the most realistic gameplay ever thanks to the new game engine Frostbite and the updated AI system.
6. Titanfall 2
Hailed by E3 as the best online multiplayer game of 2016, this action-packed first person shooter is perfect for playing with friends or soaring to the top of the competition charts. With updated Titans and new player abilities, an upgraded matchmaking system to keep online play fun and a single player campaign to get you up to speed, Titanfall 2 has drastically improved on the original.
7. Forza Horizons 3
This Xbox-exclusive title delivers a beautiful take on the classic car racing genre. The Horizon series is known for its high-quality background landscapes, and the Xbox One’s graphical power is a good combination with this latest release in the series. You’ll enjoy high-octane driving in amazing rainforests, deserts, beaches and downtown Sydney. Plus, you can choose from a long list of 350 fully customizable cars. Start your engines!
Minecraft shows the power of independently developed games to deliver an amazing experience to players. Developed by a single person, Minecraft has become a global phenomenon for all ages. Once you’ve created your in-game avatar, you can explore, fight monsters or build anything you want with the game’s easy-to-use creative features. The Xbox One makes it easy to play with your friends in their world or yours.
9. NBA 2K17
No other NBA videogame series comes close to the sales numbers or reviews of the NBA2k series, and it’s easy to see why. With an addicting combination of economic simulation and roleplaying in the career mode or the fast-paced sports action in head-to-head multiplayer, NBA2K17 is the most immersive release to date. Do you have the skills to dominate the court?
10. Dragonball 2: Xenoverse
This popular game allows you relive the story of Dragon Ball through the elements of time travel. The experience comes to life with next-gen visuals that brings these well-known anime characters to life. With more in-depth character creations and battles, this new game definitely aims to please all players.