The Best Adventure open-world Games for Xbox Series X

Update, : Lake added at rank #3.
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Alba: a Wildlife Adventure (2020)

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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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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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Lake (2021)

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Xbox 360 Xbox Series X Xbox One PC Windows

It's 1986 - Meredith Weiss takes a break from her career in the big city to deliver mail in her hometown. How will she experience two weeks in beautiful Providence Oaks, with its iconic lake and quirky community? And what will she do next? It's up to you.


  • narrative
  • walking-simulator
  • truck
  • story
  • horror
  • mystery
  • adventure
  • thriller
  • open-world
  • puzzle
  • drama
  • romance
  • supernatural
  • relaxing
  • driving

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Sea of Thieves (2018)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Xbox One

Sea of Thieves offers the essential pirate experience, from sailing and fighting to exploring and looting – everything you need to live the pirate life and become a legend in your own right. With no set roles, you have complete freedom to approach the world, and other players, however you choose.

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  • sailing
  • pirates
  • cooperative
  • open-world
  • service
  • pvp
  • multiplayer
  • adventure
  • first-person
  • action-adventure
  • open

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Open Country (2021)

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Xbox Series X Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows

Ok Scout, it's time to show us what you’re made of-break free from your city life and live like a real outdoorsman. The wilderness isn’t for the faint of heart, but if you work hard, learn how to use the environment and be one with nature, you too can become a Master Outdoorsman.


  • open-world
  • simulation
  • survival
  • action-adventure
  • immersive
  • adventure
  • walking-simulator
  • cooperative
  • exploration
  • crafting
  • hunting
  • third-person

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