The Best Strategy turn-based Games for Xbox Series X

Update, : Inkulinati added at rank #7.
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Kaiju Wars (2022)

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

Play out a Kaiju movie as the (hopelessly) outclassed military in this stylish 2D turn-based strategy game. Construct buildings and defend your city with cannon-fodder tanks, jets and more as the devastating kaiju grow in power with every attack.


  • turn-based
  • tactical
  • strategy
  • tanks
  • mech
  • isometric
  • base-building
  • pve

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Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 4

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector is a fast-paced turn-based strategy game set in the grimdark universe of the 41st Millennium. Pick your force, develop your army, field mighty heroes and fight for victory using superior strategy, awesome abilities, and devastating weaponry.


  • turn-based
  • tactical
  • tabletop
  • strategy
  • battle
  • tanks

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Fuga: Melodies of Steel (2021)

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

Fuga: Melodies of Steel is an RPG where you place children, each with their own unique characteristics and skills, at different gun turrets in a tank to fight against the enemy.


  • rpg
  • turn-based
  • japanese
  • jrpg
  • strategy
  • war
  • tactical
  • drama
  • emotional

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Fights in Tight Spaces (2021)

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Xbox Series X Xbox One PC Windows

A stylish blend of deck-building, turn-based tactics, and thrilling animated fight sequences in classic action-movie settings. Learn to balance your hand, momentum, and positioning to overcome the odds to defeat your adversaries. Build your deck, control the space and live to fight another day.


  • deckbuilder
  • card
  • turn-based
  • tactical
  • rogue-like
  • rogue-like-deckbuilder
  • strategy
  • fight
  • deck
  • action-movie
  • brawler
  • martial
  • combat
  • boss
  • arts

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Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor (2022)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 5

Enter the Chaos-infested Caligari Sector and purge the unclean with the most powerful agents of the Imperium of Man! W40k: Inquisitor – Martyr is a grim Action-RPG featuring multiple classes of the Inquisition who will carry out the Emperor’s will.


  • warhammer-40k
  • turn-based
  • strategy
  • tactical
  • tabletop
  • rpg
  • action
  • battle
  • combat
  • cooperative
  • shooter
  • workshop
  • cover
  • arpg
  • war

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Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition (2021)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Xbox Series X

Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition includes the base game, plus four downloadable content expansions titled, “Blood and Titanium,” “Legacy of the Ancients,” “Festering Skies,” and “Corrupted Horizons.”


  • turn-based
  • tactical
  • strategy
  • combat
  • battle
  • squad
  • vertical
  • tacticalmode
  • 4x
  • trading

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Inkulinati (2023)

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early access PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One

Inkulinati is an ink-based strategy straight from medieval manuscripts, where a rabbit’s bum can be deadlier than a dog's sword. Become a master of the Living Ink, build your own bestiary, defeat medieval superstars and collect perks to unleash hidden powers.


  • turn-based
  • medieval
  • strategy
  • deckbuilder
  • rogue-like
  • humor
  • pvp
  • dark
  • pve
  • hand-drawn
  • tactical
  • stylized

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Marvel's Midnight Suns (2022)

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Playstation 5 PC Windows Xbox Series X

FIGHT AND STRATEGIZE LIKE A SUPER HERO IN THE DARKER CORNERS OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE. Play as The Hunter, a legendary demon slayer who must lead a team of Super Heroes and supernatural warriors facing apocalyptic threats.


  • card
  • tactical
  • superhero
  • turn-based
  • strategy
  • rpg
  • battle
  • combat

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Black Legend (2021)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X amiga atari st dos

A dark, immersive Turn Based Strategy RPG. Master tactical combat and the art of 17th century alchemy to liberate a doomed city from a bloodthirsty cult inspired by the great alchemist Mephisto.


  • tactical
  • turn-based
  • rpg
  • third-person
  • strategy
  • exploration
  • battle
  • historical
  • dark
  • 3d
  • mind-bendingly
  • horror-game
  • class
  • atmospheric
  • fight

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Monster Train (2020)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Android IOS iPhone

Monster Train is a strategic roguelike deck building game with a twist. Set on a train to hell, you’ll use tactical decision making to defend multiple vertical battlegrounds. With real time competitive multiplayer and endless replayability, Monster Train is always on time.


  • card
  • deckbuilder
  • rogue-like
  • battler
  • turn-based
  • rogue-like-deckbuilder
  • deck
  • strategy
  • demons
  • battle

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