The Best Life simulation Games for Xbox Series X

Update : Super Zoo Story added at rank #25.
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Disney Dreamlight Valley (2022)

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Immerse yourself in the magical world of Disney Dreamlight Valley. Restore the memories of beloved Disney and Pixar characters, and rebuild a vibrant neighborhood in your unique style. Experience thrilling adventures, solve captivating puzzles, and enjoy the endless customization options. With new content continuously added, there's always a fresh adventure waiting for you!


What we like:
  • Immersive magical world with beloved Disney characters
  • Nonlinear gameplay with a variety of quests
  • Extensive customization options for character and town
  • Engaging storyline with mysteries to uncover
  • Regular updates with fresh content
What could be improved:
  • Gameplay can be repetitive over time
  • Limited space for town customization
  • High time investment needed for progression
  • Occasional technical glitches and crashes

  • simulation
  • farming
  • crafting
  • life-sim
  • life
  • cooking
  • fishing
  • adventure
  • sandbox
  • immersive
  • character
  • relaxing
  • customization
  • exploration

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My Child Lebensborn Remastered (2023)

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My Child Lebensborn is a story-driven nurture game based on real events. Play as the adoptive parent of Karin or Klaus, and experience the struggles they go through alongside them. Balance your time and resources wisely, while helping your child cope with the effects of hatred.


  • simulation
  • life
  • emotional
  • immersive
  • story
  • choices
  • war

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Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator (2022)

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Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator is a thoughtful, intelligent crafting title that offers a deeply-robust gameplay experience. Players take on the role of an alchemist in Medieval times, gathering herbs for recipes, forming bonds with merchants and experimenting with potion combinations to create the Philosopher's Stone. Interacting with ingredients to see what combinations are most effective is at the heart of the crafting system and failure is rewarded as players learn from their mistakes.


What we like:
  • Unique crafting system
  • No punishment for failure
  • Thoughtful and intelligent game design
  • Visually appealing artistry and cozy atmosphere
What could be improved:
  • Limited access to ingredients due to limited resources and money-management
  • Haggling can affect shop reputation over time

  • simulation
  • crafting
  • relaxing
  • medieval
  • life
  • management
  • resource-management
  • sandbox
  • table
  • investigation
  • hand-drawn
  • farming
  • casual
  • book

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Spirittea (2023)

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Hey human, we've got problems! This town is crawling with troublesome spirits, and you're the only one who can see them. You'd better get that old bathhouse up and running, maybe that'll help them chill out!


  • simulation
  • life
  • pixel
  • relaxing
  • farming
  • ghibli
  • management
  • fantasy
  • rhythm
  • building
  • colourful
  • laid-back
  • rpg
  • valley
  • sims

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Lemon Cake (2021)

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

Lemon Cake is a charming indie bakery management game where you bring an old bakery back to life with the help of a friendly ghost. From growing your ingredients to baking over 40 mouth-watering pastries, you'll have fun juggling orders, keeping customers happy, and managing your daily menu for bonuses. With adorable art style, cute animal characters, and fun features like a cat cafe and greenhouse, this is a game that will keep you entertained for hours!


What we like:
  • Adorable art style
  • Relaxing gameplay
  • Charming atmosphere
  • Satisfying simple mechanics
  • Cute animal characters
What could be improved:
  • High difficulty level
  • Steep upgrade costs
  • Awkward hitboxes
  • Limited content
  • Wonky controls

  • simulation
  • management
  • bakery
  • cooking
  • cute
  • time-management
  • casual
  • farming
  • relaxing
  • life
  • agriculture
  • business
  • asmr
  • cozy
  • family-friendly

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Chef Life: A Restaurant Simulator (2023)

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Create and manage your dream restaurant! Menus, purchasing, décor, staff, equipment, customers… and don't forget the actual cooking! Experience the daily life of a restaurateur and earn your awards from the Michelin Guide.


  • simulation
  • cooking
  • management
  • inventory
  • immersive
  • life
  • quick-time-event
  • family-friendly

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Roots of Pacha (2023)

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Immerse yourself in Roots of Pacha, a prehistoric farming and life simulator where you'll build community and explore a primitive world. Befriend animals, fish, and mine in mysterious caves, all while developing your village and unlocking your clan's spirituality. Engage in fun events, grow your economy, and enjoy hours of relaxing gameplay.


What we like:
  • Engaging community interaction
  • Delightful characters with varied dialogue
  • Innovative farming and taming mechanics
  • Regular updates and expansions
  • Balanced economy and good pacing of unlocking features
What could be improved:
  • Some frustrating farming mechanics
  • Limited interaction with community buildings
  • Time-consuming and grinding aspects
  • Lack of freedom and usefulness of money

  • farming
  • simulation
  • life
  • agriculture
  • cozy
  • romance
  • cooperative
  • building
  • pixel

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Burger Bistro Story (2021)

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Open your own diner and create custom burgers in this management sim game.


  • cooking
  • simulation
  • life
  • city-building
  • 2d
  • pixel
  • casual
  • combo
  • economy
  • colony
  • strategy

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Lonesome Village (2022)

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Mac OS Xbox Series X PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One

Relaxing puzzle-solving and life-sim meet in a cozy, no-combat, coyote adventure. Uncover the mysterious, magical past of Lonesome Village and save this town from the hands of evil.


  • cozy
  • simulation
  • life
  • wholesome
  • puzzle
  • character
  • cute
  • top-down
  • crafting
  • exploration
  • customization
  • relaxing
  • colourful
  • collectathon

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Alchemy Garden (2023)

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Craft magic potions and sell them in your own alchemy shop! Explore the world and harvest plants to discover new recipes! Take care of your own garden of alchemy and decorate the shop as you like!


  • cozy
  • wholesome
  • capitalism
  • agriculture
  • simulation
  • life
  • nature
  • family-friendly
  • crafting
  • relaxing
  • farming
  • colourful
  • cute
  • atmospheric

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