The Best Adventure exploration Games for Xbox One

Update, : Beacon Pines added at rank #12.
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Alba: a Wildlife Adventure (2020)

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IOS iPhone PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X Mac OS Xbox Series X/s

Even the smallest person can make a big difference. Join Alba, as she sets out to save her beautiful island and its wildlife. And possibly start a revolution.


  • exploration
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • relaxing
  • cartoony
  • nature
  • collector
  • creature
  • cute
  • colourful
  • family-friendly
  • construction
  • economy
  • 3d
  • table

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Journey to the Savage Planet (2020)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Nintendo Switch stadia

Onward To Adventure In this colorful, co-op adventure game you play as the newest recruit to Kindred Aerospace. Dropped onto an uncharted planet with little equipment, you must determine if this planet is fit for human habitation but perhaps you are not the first to set foot here…

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  • exploration
  • first-person
  • colourful
  • adventure
  • cooperative
  • sci-fi
  • platform
  • boss-fight
  • comedy
  • crafting
  • metroidvania
  • combat
  • dark
  • action-adventure
  • open-world

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Outer Wilds (2019)

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Playstation 5 Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One

Named Game of the Year 2019 by Giant Bomb, Polygon, Eurogamer, and The Guardian, Outer Wilds is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning open world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop.


  • exploration
  • mystery
  • discovery
  • puzzle
  • sci-fi
  • open-world
  • space
  • adventure
  • first-person
  • narrative

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A Short Hike (2019)

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Linux Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Mac OS PC Windows

Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park as you make your way to the summit.


  • park
  • relaxing
  • exploration
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • cute
  • volleyball
  • flight
  • walking-simulator
  • parkour
  • nature
  • platform
  • pixel
  • vertical
  • inventory

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

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Xbox Series X stadia Linux Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

As Lara Croft races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, she must become the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

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  • stealth
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • exploration
  • underwater
  • action-adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • platform
  • action
  • survival
  • crafting
  • skill
  • open-world
  • shooter

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Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4

Save whimsical creatures with the power of kindness in order to recolor a black-and-white world in Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan, a wholesome 2.5D Adventure-RPG!


  • platform
  • battle
  • exploration
  • turn-based
  • puzzle
  • rpg
  • adventure
  • combat
  • colourful
  • family-friendly
  • cartoony
  • waker
  • taming
  • rhythm
  • narrative

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Tomb Raider (2014)

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Playstation 3 Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox 360 stadia Playstation 4 Xbox One

Tomb Raider explores the intense origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a young woman to a hardened survivor.


  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • action-adventure
  • stealth
  • third-person
  • exploration
  • action
  • platform
  • soundtrack
  • turn-based
  • combat
  • single-player
  • shooter
  • cult

8

Supraland (2019)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Mac OS Linux

Embark on a valiant quest to save your toy village in the hit first-person open-world puzzle platformer! Roam and explore a huge interconnected world. Unlock powerful new abilities and combine them to overcome imaginative puzzles or uncover shrouded secrets. Defeat charging hordes in fast, frenetic first-person combat as you battle your way towards an audience with the Blue King. Game features:- 12–25 hours of open-world puzzle, action and platformer gameplay- A grand adventure in a tiny "sandbox", with rewarding exploration gameplay and hundreds of secrets to discover- Discover exciting upgrades and unlock a wide range of game-changing weapons and abilities- Family-friendly visuals combined with countless crafty puzzles


  • puzzle
  • sandbox
  • exploration
  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • first-person
  • adventure
  • open-world
  • combat
  • cartoony

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TUNIC (2022)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Explore a land filled with lost legends, ancient powers, and ferocious monsters in TUNIC, an isometric action game about a small fox on a big adventure.


  • isometric
  • zelda
  • exploration
  • combat
  • boss
  • souls
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • old-school
  • cute
  • mystery
  • action-adventure
  • dungeon
  • classic
  • discovery

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The Wild at Heart (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

A mysterious hidden realm. Two precocious kids fleeing hardship. Magical creatures and an oddball order of guardians who have lost their way. A stygian evil imprisoned. Welcome to the Deep Woods.


  • puzzle
  • crafting
  • hand-drawn
  • action-adventure
  • adventure
  • survival
  • atmospheric
  • exploration
  • fantasy
  • emotional
  • story
  • resource-management
  • loot
  • colourful
  • pikmin

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