The Best Adventure open-world Games for Xbox Series X

Update, : LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga - Galactic Edition added at rank #9.
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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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The Pathless (2020)

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From the creators of ABZÛ, The Pathless is the mythic adventure of an archer and an eagle in a vast forest. Become the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world.


  • open-world
  • puzzle
  • exploration
  • boss-fight
  • boss
  • stealth
  • adventure
  • discovery
  • rhythm
  • platform
  • story
  • action-adventure
  • battle
  • 3d
  • narrative

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Sable (2021)

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Embark on a unique and unforgettable journey and guide Sable through her Gliding; a rite of passage that will take her across vast deserts and mesmerizing landscapes, capped by the remains of spaceships and ancient wonders.


  • exploration
  • open-world
  • self-discovery
  • puzzle
  • platform
  • sci-fi
  • relaxing
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • stylized
  • comic
  • lore
  • discovery
  • book
  • combat

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Outer Wilds (2020)

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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
  • puzzle
  • discovery
  • sci-fi
  • space
  • open-world
  • first-person
  • adventure
  • story

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Lake (2021)

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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.


  • walking-simulator
  • choices
  • narrative
  • cozy
  • romance
  • relaxing
  • wholesome
  • driving
  • story
  • truck
  • mystery
  • open-world
  • 1980s
  • puzzle
  • adventure

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Sea of Thieves (2018)

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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
  • pvp
  • multiplayer
  • adventure
  • open
  • first-person

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The Wild Eight (2018)

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The Wild Eight is an intense survival action-adventure set in the frozen wilderness of Alaska. Team up with friends in online co-op or go solo, explore the mysterious land, craft weapons and fight to live another day.


  • crafting
  • survival
  • hand-drawn
  • puzzle
  • open-world
  • atmospheric
  • adventure
  • story
  • action-adventure
  • exploration
  • supernatural
  • mystery
  • fantasy
  • colourful
  • 2d

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Open Country (2021)

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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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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga - Galactic Edition (2022)

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The Galactic Edition includes 6 new packs in Character Collection 2, plus the 7 original packs from Character Collection 1.


  • sci-fi
  • cooperative
  • couch
  • action-adventure
  • open-world
  • local
  • adventure
  • classic
  • difficult

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A Place for the Unwilling (2019)

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You only have 21 days until this living city dies. The clock is ticking. You can’t be everywhere at once. Decide what to explore, who to meet and see every decision shape the curious stories and terrible secrets of this branching narrative game.


  • lovecraftian
  • narrative
  • choices
  • exploration
  • adventure
  • atmospheric
  • open-world
  • mystery
  • dark
  • trading
  • text
  • dialogue
  • rich
  • story
  • freeform

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