The Best Sandbox Games for Xbox Series X

Update, : LEGO Bricktales added at rank #2.
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Cloud Gardens (2020)

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Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch Xbox One Mac OS PC Windows

A chill game about using plants to overgrow abandoned wasteland dioramas


  • sandbox
  • relaxing
  • post-apocalyptic
  • nature
  • meditative
  • puzzle
  • procedural
  • simulation
  • experimental
  • building

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LEGO Bricktales (2022)

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Xbox Series X/s Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch

In this puzzle-adventure, use an intuitive brick-by-brick building mechanic to solve puzzles and bring your creations to life! Experience a charming story as you explore beautiful LEGO® dioramas and help the people inhabiting them.


  • park
  • puzzle
  • building
  • brick-by-brick
  • sandbox
  • construction
  • lego
  • amusement
  • physics
  • relaxing
  • isometric
  • medieval
  • controller-support
  • exploration
  • platform

3

Tropico 6 (2019)

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IOS iPhone Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Linux Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Mac OS Xbox Series X/s

The game is tongue-in-cheek in its presentation of semi-democratic banana republics, using a great deal of humor while still referencing such topics as totalitarianism, electoral fraud, and the interventions of powerful companies (United Fruit is implied) and the Cold War superpowers (the United States and Soviet Union).


  • simulation
  • economy
  • city-building
  • political
  • sandbox
  • management
  • strategy
  • construction
  • politics
  • military
  • buildings

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord (2020)

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early access Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows

Gird on your sword, don your armour, summon your followers and ride forth to win glory on the battlefields of Calradia.Set forth on an epic adventure in a fictional Dark Ages sandbox that combines strategy and action-RPG gameplay. Raise armies to command and fight alongside in huge, real-time battles and sieges using an extensive command system, and an intuitive, skill-based directional combat system.Carve out your own kingdom or champion anotherâs cause as you explore the vast, reimagined continent of Calradia in this prequel to the critically acclaimed, Mount & Blade: Warband.⢠Explore, fight, and conquer your way across the vast continent of Calradia. Progress through an optional main storyline to unite the continent under one banner or follow your own path to victory⢠Create and develop your own character to match your playstyle.


  • medieval
  • sandbox
  • battle
  • rpg
  • combat
  • strategy
  • war
  • horses
  • political
  • fight

5

Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered (2021)

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100
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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Xbox One Nintendo Switch PC Windows

The premier first-person destructive house cat simulator is back with a vengeance! Play as a mischievous cat, swat your human's possessions onto the floor, scratch up curtains, smash precious keepsakes, and show your owner who's boss.


  • cats
  • destruction
  • sandbox
  • collectathon
  • procedural
  • simulation
  • relaxing
  • family-friendly
  • comedy
  • colourful
  • physics
  • book
  • cute
  • funny
  • first-person

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Brewmaster (2022)

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

Brew your perfect beer in this relaxing home brewing sim. Use a realistic chemistry simulation to brew hoppy IPAs to creamy stouts. Customise your brewing space, create recipes and label your beer, unlock new equipment and enter competitions. Learn to brew, refine your craft and become a Brewmaster!


  • simulation
  • wholesome
  • cozy
  • cooking
  • sandbox
  • immersive
  • crafting
  • education
  • relaxing
  • realistic
  • economy
  • management
  • chemistry-driven
  • replay-value
  • cinematic

7

Workshop Simulator (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox One

Workshop Simulator allows you to repair and refurbish items using a range of restoration mechanics such as disassembling, cleaning, sanding and painting. The accompanying story will immerse you in the nostalgia of tinkering with your grandfather.


  • simulation
  • relaxing
  • automobile
  • sandbox
  • transportation
  • exploration
  • restoration
  • first-person
  • management
  • education
  • 3d
  • realistic
  • tutorial
  • physics
  • single-player

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Arma Reforger (2022)

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early access Xbox Series X PC Windows Xbox One

Experience authentic Cold War combat and join friends in the struggle for a sprawling, 51 km² mid-Atlantic island — or take on the role of Game Master and create your very own scenarios for others to enjoy.


  • first-person
  • tactical
  • sandbox
  • military
  • shooter
  • war
  • real-time
  • war-driven
  • pve
  • open-world
  • realistic
  • fps
  • third-person
  • cold
  • frankenstein

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