The Best First-person shooter Games for Xbox Series X

Update : Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection added at rank #38.
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DOOM Eternal (2020)

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Nintendo Switch IOS iPhone PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Xbox One Playstation 4 stadia

Are you ready to become the ultimate demon-slayer? In DOOM Eternal, you become the Slayer on a mission to conquer demons and save humanity from destruction. With the year one pass, you can explore never-before-seen realms of the DOOM Universe and fight against new demons. The game also has a unique multiplayer experience where you can face off against two player-controlled demons. Play DOOM Eternal now.

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What we like:
  • Fast and dynamic gameplay with expanded mechanics
  • Nice blend of Unreal Tournament/Classic Doom/Quake mechanics
  • Good daily adrenaline quick fix with Horde Mode
  • Insanely good, high speed, and intense gameplay
  • Super lore rich story with a perfect conclusion to the saga.
What could be improved:
  • Some users may find ammo management difficult
  • Some players may find the gameplay difficult and stressful
  • TShielded enemies slow down the pace
  • Over-long platforming sequences.

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • demons
  • fps
  • arena
  • platform

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Severed Steel (2021)

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

Severed Steel is a first-person parkour shooter set in a neon hued facility, combining the frenetic action of Mirror's Edge and Max Payne. Expect to bounce off walls, dive, slide and shoot your way through a maze-like compound teeming with enemies. Slow motion can be activated to make the carnage sublime. Keep moving to stay alive and use slow-motion to line up shots like Burnout!


What we like:
  • Fast paced and hectic gameplay
  • Unique combination of games
  • Allows players freedom of options on first play through
  • Varied levels with objectives that bring out the best in them
  • Voxel-based levels that shatter when hit by bullets or rockets
What could be improved:
  • Limited slow mo option may not appeal to some players
  • Firefight challenges lack structure and leaderboard

  • first-person
  • shooter
  • fps
  • parkour
  • time
  • bullet
  • voxel
  • electronic

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Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is an action-packed multiplayer shooter that combines melee and gunplay with four unique character classes. The game has great level designs and loadouts that make it extremely entertaining. It features a solid tech and excellent art style along with a great soundtrack. The game is hilarious, fun, and has a great mission structure.


What we like:
  • Solid tech
  • Excellent art style
  • Great soundtrack
  • Good range of weapons
  • Entertaining loadouts
What could be improved:
  • Always online mode
  • Lack of mission variety
  • Poor progression and rewards
  • Pricey microtransactions

  • cooperative
  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • squad
  • warhammer-40k
  • fight
  • gore
  • combat
  • horde
  • gothic
  • hack-and-slash
  • multiplayer
  • crafting
  • sci-fi

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Metro Exodus (2019)

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Xbox One Linux Mac OS stadia Playstation 5 Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 4

Flee the shattered ruins of the Moscow Metro and embark on an epic, continent-spanning journey across the post-apocalyptic Russian wilderness. Explore vast, non-linear levels, lose yourself in an immersive, sandbox survival experience, and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year in the greatest Metro adventure yet.


  • shooter
  • post-apocalyptic
  • first-person
  • fps
  • stealth
  • survival
  • survival-horror
  • story
  • open-world
  • novel

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Nightmare Reaper (2019)

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Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows

Progress through the cursed depths of a nightmare while finding an arsenal of powerful weapons and improving your abilities along the way. This retro-inspired FPS with looter shooter and rogue-lite elements breaches the wall between classic and modern gameplay.


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • loot
  • retro
  • violent
  • old-school
  • rogue-like

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PowerSlave Exhumed (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

PowerSlave Exhumed is an updated version of the mid-90s FPS game that combines the best elements from both the Sega Saturn and Sony PSX releases. Your character is sent in to fight back against a mysterious yet powerful force, armed with a machete and about eight weapons, plus power-ups and permanent special abilities. There are over a dozen levels with various enemies and bosses, as well as secrets to discover along the way.


What we like:
  • Creative weapons
  • Enemies
  • Environment traps and abilities
  • Checkpoints scattered through levels
  • Well ahead of its time for an FPS
  • Variety of adjustable options in the menu
  • Bright visuals with CRT emulation and 4K support
  • Great soundtrack with Egyptian-vibe
What could be improved:
  • Average level design
  • Can't save your game when you want

  • first-person
  • shooter
  • fps
  • metroidvania
  • underwater

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Trepang2 (2023)

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80
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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Unleash your inner warrior in Trepang2, a thrilling FPS game that lets you wield superhuman abilities and explosive weapons. Experience a heart-pounding single-player campaign, master your powers, and engage in intense melee combat. With a beautifully crafted world, engaging narrative, and a variety of missions, you're in for an adrenaline-fueled adventure.


What we like:
  • Immersive single-player campaign
  • Satisfying combat mechanics
  • Wide range of weapons and abilities
  • Excellent world design
  • High replayability
What could be improved:
  • Some dark sections affecting visibility
  • Underwhelming character interactions
  • Few technical issues

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • horror
  • supernatural
  • combat

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection (2014)

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Xbox One Xbox Series X PC Windows

The Master Chief’s iconic journey includes six games, built for PC and collected in a single integrated experience. Whether you’re a long-time fan or meeting Spartan 117 for the first time, The Master Chief Collection is the definitive Halo gaming experience.

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  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • cooperative
  • halo
  • vehicle
  • online
  • open-world
  • battle
  • classic
  • sci-fi
  • competitive

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Hell Let Loose (2019)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Join the ever expanding experience of Hell Let Loose - a hardcore World War Two first person shooter with epic battles of 100 players with infantry, tanks, artillery, a dynamically shifting front line and a unique resource based RTS-inspired meta-game.


  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • war
  • multiplayer
  • world-war-2
  • tactical
  • historical
  • realistic
  • artillery
  • squad
  • battle
  • strategy

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Fashion Police Squad (2022)

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

Step into the stylish shoes of Sergeant Des in Fashion Police Squad, a retro-style FPS with a fabulous twist. Fight fashion crimes with unique weapons, encounter dazzling enemies, and strut your stuff in fierce runway shows. With a hilarious story, charming visuals, and tight gameplay, you'll be catwalking through the streets, dispensing Fashion Justice in no time!


What we like:
  • Fun and sassy throwback to 1990's gaming
  • Unique twist with charming visuals, story, and humor
  • Constant introduction of new enemies and weapons
  • Tight and enjoyable gameplay with a perfect length
  • Secret areas to discover and a variety of gimmicks and boss fights
What could be improved:
  • Frustrating platforming sections
  • Short playtime
  • Movement mechanics could be improved

  • shooter
  • first-person
  • fps
  • retro

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