Xbox entered the console wars in North America, followed by Japan, Europe, and Australia a few months later. Over the past two decades, key breakthroughs and notable franchises have established their position in gaming history.
The original Xbox’s commitment to broadband and a hard drive helped launch Xbox Live. Xbox 360 became one of the most successful and longest-running console generations, introducing HD and indie games through Xbox Live Arcade.
The platform holder would prefer to forget Kinect, and it’s still reeling from Xbox One’s disastrous launch. However, it has learned and become stronger by acquiring Mojang and Bethesda, honoring its legacy with backward compatibility, and offering up additional games to fans through Game Pass.
Most Popular Xbox Games Of All Time
So we did a simple, uncontroversial ranking of the 10 most important Xbox games—the finest. Even if you disagree, each highlights the platform’s top exclusives or most noteworthy moments.