The Best Competitive Games for Xbox One

Update : Pickleball: Smash added at rank #12.
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Tetris Effect: Connected (2021)

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Tetris Effect Connected is an unforgettable gaming experience with mesmerizing graphics, engaging electronic music, and addicting gameplay. Whether you play solo or with friends, you'll find endless hours of entertainment in this game.


What we like:
  • Unique and stunning visuals
  • Engaging multiplayer modes
  • Challenging but satisfying gameplay
  • New features that add accessibility and appreciation for combos
  • And immersive electronic soundtrack
What could be improved:
  • Extreme skill gap in competitive modes
  • Short campaign mode

  • cooperative
  • puzzle
  • multiplayer
  • competitive
  • online
  • classic
  • boss
  • platform
  • rhythm
  • local
  • single-player
  • psychedelic
  • abstract
  • controller-support
  • cross-platform

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Killer Queen Black (2019)

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Killer Queen is a real-time strategy platform video game for up to ten players, developed by Josh DeBonis and Nikita Mikros, the co-founders of BumbleBear Games. It premiered in 2013 at New York University's fourth annual "No Quarter" exhibition for indie arcade games.[1] A new game inspired by Killer Queen, called Killer Queen Black was released in 2019 on Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch, and will be released on February 22, 2021 for Xbox One.

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  • multiplayer
  • team
  • competitive
  • local
  • arcade
  • online
  • strategy
  • platform
  • cooperative
  • 2d
  • cult
  • fast-paced
  • economy
  • fight
  • pixel

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Windjammers 2 (2022)

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Relive the classic arcade action with Windjammers 2! Dive into fast-paced, strategic gameplay with new mechanics and characters. Master the slapshot, dropshot, jump, and smash, and unleash your powerful EX move. With its vibrant hand-drawn animations and exhilarating tracks, Windjammers 2 promises a windjamming experience like no other.


What we like:
  • Fun and challenging gameplay
  • Exciting new characters and mechanics
  • Vibrant hand-drawn animations
  • Excellent multiplayer options
  • Worth every penny
What could be improved:
  • Online servers often unpopulated
  • Limited game modes
  • Tutorial lacks depth

  • sport
  • arcade
  • competitive
  • classic
  • hockey
  • online
  • cult
  • hand-drawn
  • fight
  • multiplayer
  • arena
  • local
  • retro
  • fast-paced

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King of the Hat (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Mac OS PC Windows Xbox One

A 2D party platformer where you fight with a hat! Throw your hat to attack, defend and bait opponents. But watch out! If someone jumps on your hat... you die!


  • party
  • 2d
  • competitive
  • memes
  • fast-paced
  • cooperative
  • local
  • 4-player
  • multiplayer
  • family-friendly
  • cartoony
  • funny
  • fight
  • platform
  • pixel

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SpeedRunners (2016)

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IOS iPhone Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox One

Cut-throat multiplayer running game that pits 4 players against each other, locally and/or online. Run, jump, swing around, and use devious weapons and pick-ups to knock opponents off-screen! One of the most competitive games you'll ever play.


  • competitive
  • platform
  • racing
  • multiplayer
  • local
  • superhero
  • online
  • platform-racing
  • interactive
  • 2d
  • fast-paced
  • runner

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Knockout City (2021)

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

Dive into Knockout City, where dodgeball reigns supreme! Team up, customize your character, and conquer the city in thrilling battles. Master trick shots, teamwork, and stay agile in diverse arenas. Every match is a fresh, adrenaline-pumping challenge. Become the ultimate dodgeball champion and make your mark!


What we like:
  • Exciting team-based gameplay
  • Extensive customization options
  • Diverse maps and ball types
  • Engaging strategy elements
  • Free private server access with cosmetics
What could be improved:
  • Lacks single-player mode
  • No compensation for discontinued play

  • multiplayer
  • competitive
  • team
  • budget-friendly
  • programming
  • dodgeball
  • customization
  • cross-play
  • platform
  • reflexes
  • construction
  • futuristic
  • 1950s
  • retro-futuristic
  • arena

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Rogue Company (2020)

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

Join 20+ million players in Rogue Company, the ultimate third-person tactical action shooter! Become an agent of Rogue Company and wield powerful weapons, high-tech gadgets, and game-changing abilities. Accept the mission and jump into a variety of 4v4 and 6v6 game modes. Play FREE today!


  • shooter
  • competitive
  • tps
  • third-person
  • hero
  • tactical
  • team
  • action
  • cover
  • royale

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Puyo Puyo Champions (2018)

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PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Easy to learn, tough to master! Challenge friends and family in local multiplayer or compete globally via online matchmaking. Built for all ages, this puzzle game comes with a surprisingly competitive edge.


  • competitive
  • puzzle
  • local
  • casual
  • anime
  • online
  • multiplayer
  • cute
  • colourful
  • fast-paced
  • battle
  • classic
  • 4-player

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Paintball 3 - Candy Match Factory (2023)

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IOS iPhone Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox One

Join Boldy, the adorable green monster, on his sweetest and most thrilling adventure to fix the broken candy match factory: Paintball 3!


  • cartoony
  • match-three
  • 2d
  • comic
  • competitive
  • point-and-click
  • hand-drawn
  • local
  • logic
  • fps
  • entertainment
  • education
  • book
  • puzzle
  • first-person

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Arcadegeddon (2022)

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Playstation 5 PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Xbox One

Rise up and play with up to three friends in this ever-evolving cooperative multiplayer shooter. Explore multiple biomes, mini games, find hidden chests, and defeat numerous enemies and bosses.


  • cooperative
  • shooter
  • arcade
  • boss
  • multiplayer
  • competitive
  • rogue-like
  • local
  • tps
  • boss-fight
  • futuristic
  • fight
  • tried-and-true
  • loot
  • third-person

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