Previously, we wrote about “5 best PlayStation exclusives ever made“. Now, we’re switching things over to the opposite side. The Xbox 360 and the Xbox One also have some great exclusive titles that are a must-play. Without further ado, here are the 5 best Xbox exclusives ever made:
5 Best Xbox Exclusives Ever Made
Quantum Break launched this year in April. The game is developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios. Quantum Break is a great game, exclusive to the Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. The game has a great storyline and excellent third-person shooter gameplay. The characters in the game are based on real-life people. The cutscenes in the game are also performed in real-life; it’s like a movie. The story is also affected by the choices you make in-game.
Quantum Break received mixed reviews, most of which are positive. Quantum Break is a brilliant story-focused game that exceeded the developer’s expectations when many people pre-ordered it. Quantum Break is the best-selling video game in its first week in the UK. Quantum Break is a deserving title to be featured in this list of 5 best Xbox exclusives ever made.
Sunset Overdrive is another excellent Xbox exclusive. Unlike Quantum Break, Sunset Overdrive is available only on the Xbox One console. Sunset Overdrive is an open-world game set in 2027. Released in 2014, Sunset Overdrive is a very fun-to-play video game. In the game, the player has to fight ODs, who are mutated humans that drank too much energy drink. The energy drink is called OCD, which was released by FizzCo, a fictional beverage manufacturer in the Sunset city. FizzCo skipped health inspection protocols to sell the energy drink faster, but the drink itself turns anyone who drinks it into an OD (Overcharge Drinker).
Sunset Overdrive is a massive success, nominating and winning many awards. The game also received positive reviews. At IGN’s E3 2014 conference, Sunset Overdrive won the award of Best Xbox One game. This game is one of the most successful titles from Microsoft Studios.
The Forza series racing games are coming since 2005. The Forza Motorsport and Forza Horizon series games are Microsoft’s answer to Sony’s Gran Turismo series. Since the first Forza Motorsport (2005) to the Forza Motorsport 6 (2015), the games are only available to the Xbox consoles. But for the first time, the upcoming Forza Horizon 3, is coming to Microsoft Windows platform too, as part of Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere program.
Much like PlayStation’s Gran Turismo games, the Forza series games on the Xbox features a large number of vehicles and many race tracks, ranging from dirt to roads. All the Forza games so far got positive reviews from all over the globe. The Forza games sold millions of copies worldwide since its debut in 2005. The Forza series games are one of the best realistic racing simulators ever made. These games are a must-play in this list of 5 best Xbox exclusives ever made.
Gears of War Series:
The Gears of War series consist of awesome Xbox exclusive shooter games, all published by Microsoft Studios. The first installment in the series released back in 2006. The series consist of 4 games. The 4th one, called Gears of War 4, is coming later this year. Gears of War 4 is also a part of Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere program, so it is going to be exclusive to the Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.
All the Gears of War games released so far got praised by gamers and reviewers. The original Gears of War game on the Xbox 360 was a major success. It is the fastest-selling game ever released on the Xbox 360. The Gears of War series made over $1 billion dollars (as of 2014) and it sold more than 22 million copies. Where we talk about Xbox exclusives, we must talk about Gears of War games too. These games are a must-have in this list of 5 best Xbox exclusives ever made.
Well, you definitely expected Halo games to be on this list, didn’t you? If you did, you were definitely right. Debuting in 2001, the Halo series is a masterpiece from Microsoft. The latest Halo title, called Halo 5: Guardians is an awesome exclusive of the Xbox One. The Halo series consist of more than 10 games, all of which got great reviews.
Master Chief, a playable character in the Halo 5: Guardians and other Halo games, is one of the many superstars of the video-game world. Microsoft even had a little Master Chief logo inside the new Xbox One S. Halo Wars 2 is also an upcoming Halo title, set to release in February 2017.
The latest installment in the series, Halo 5, is a huge success. The game won the Best Multiplayer Game of 2015 and Best Shooter of 2015 award. It also got nominated many other awards too.
So that’s it for our list of 5 best Xbox exclusives ever made. For more articles like this, stay tuned to GeeksULTD.
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