Nearing the end of the Xbox One‘s life cycle, one thing is clear: Although there are some excellent single-player Xbox One games, the console is defined by its multiplayer titles. Games like Halo 5 and Sea of Thieves cement Xbox One as the place to play with friends. Including the two previously mentioned games, here are the best multiplayer games currently available on Xbox One.
For this list, we looked for multiplayer games that are best experienced on Xbox One. That includes Xbox One exclusives, of course, but also games that are enhanced for Xbox One X. Most of the best multiplayer Xbox One games are available on Game Pass, too. If you want a few more options, make sure to check out our guide on the best multiplayer games on PC.
Monster Hunter: World was already a gorgeous online world filled with multiplayer opportunities, but the expansion/revision IceBorne added a whole lot of new content and quality-of-life changes that make the game more accessible than ever. If you’ve never felt the rush of tracking with a team, attacking, and eventually conquering enormous monsters that could kill you with a swat — well, it’s worth the ride. In-depth exploration and crafting options allow you to pick your favorite weapon/armor types and keeping upgrading as long as you play … and since World is always adding more endgame monsters, that could be a long, long time.
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