Released in 2013, Microsoft’s Xbox One has something of an underdog this console generation, likely not helped by one of the most disastrous reveals ever. It’s not even really that close between the PS4 and the Xbox One with the former selling many millions more than the latter. The Switch, meanwhile, entered the game too late to compete, though it’s holding its own.
With the console generation wrapping up, it’s time to get reflective. The next Xbox One is on the way at some point with the circle of life sure to make the One redundant, or at least not as attractive, in the next few years.
Through half a decade of new releases and innovations, we’ve watched the rise of the Xbox One from a controversial console into one that treats its playerbase well and has all kinds of new and interesting ideas, and not just in terms of games. There are still many more new games (and even exclusives) to come, even if the Xbox One is relatively on its last legs.
If you’ve just picked up a Xbox One or want to get the most out of of the old girl, we’ve compiled a selection of XB1 guides to show you things like the best games, accessories, and how to save yourself some money.
Below you’ll find everything from the best games on the platform to the worst, as well as games you still have to look forward to. If there’s anything we’ve missed, be sure to let us know.