Choosing the right First Person Shooter or FPS game for your Xbox isn’t easy. While those who are novices, get mighty confused, the experts hunt for innovation all the time. With a little bit from both worlds, here are top 10 FPS games you can get for your Xbox.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
The compilation of first-person shooter (FPS) video games in the Halo series is developed by 343 Industries and was published by Xbox Game Studios for the Xbox One in November 2014 and on Windows through 2019 and 2020. The compilation consists of the remastered version of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo: Reach, and Halo 4, which were released on Xbox platforms. The game series features a Multiplayer mode with maps and multiplayer modes from each title. Each game in the Master Chief Collection was appreciated by critics for its updated audio and visuals.
The team-based multiplayer first-person 6v6 arena shooter game is developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows in May 2016, and Nintendo Switch in October 2019. The game allows the player to choose from over 30 heroes that belong to three general roles, depending on their purpose, and engage in a unique style of play between two teams of six. Overwatch stands out from other games of the genre with a fresh take on the fun aspect of FPS with colourful characters and fast-paced action gameplay. The game offers a choice of 12 different maps, 21 heroes, and 4 different playing modes namely, Escort, Assault, Hybrid and Control.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
The online tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 in December 2015. It was set to be released for the upcoming consoles, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The game offers an unmatched tactical first-person combat with its precise and smooth gunplay and fully destructible settings. The combination of intricate systems for strategy and forethought makes Rainbow Six Siege a breath-taking shooter game. The game, which offers free updates all year round, has recently overwhelmed the fans with its Operation Void Edge expansion.
Call of Duty: Warzone
This free-to-play battle royale first-person shooter game was developed by Infinity Ward and Raven Software and published by Activision for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on March 10, 2020. The game set in the fictional city of Verdansk, allows multiplayer combat among 150 players. The game is a part of the 2019 title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Warzone engages players in a battle within a shrinking gas circle, complemented with its smooth and responsive gunplay and other franchise signatures. The large diverse map of Verdansk in the game is inspired from various locations including urban cityscapes, towering mountains, and dense forests from the previous Call of Duty games. The innovative mechanics like Gulag, adds to the gaming experience by allowing dead players to claim a second chance through one-versus-one gunfights.
The first-person shooter video game is developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in May 2017. The story-driven game, which is set in the Talos I space station in an alternative timeline, combines elements of role-playing games, stealth games, immersive sims and Metroidvanias in its design. The game engages players to use mind-bending powers and unique weapons to fight the physics-bending abilities of mysterious alien species who have overrun the Talos I space station. The game has huge areas to explore with its puzzle-solving, passive world-building narrative combined with satisfying combat mechanics.
The first-person shooter video developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks for Xbox One, Windows, PlayStation 4 and Stadia is a sequel to the FPS game Doom and the 5th main game of the Doom series. The classic arcade shooter game engages the player in an epic single-player campaign of brutal and impactful encounter to conquer demons across dimensions and stop the final destruction of humanity. The combination of tight shooting, gore-filled takedowns, and crazy firepower of the game brings back the glory days of gaming of raw action. The weaponry of the game takes front and centre, stacking snappy shootouts upon buttery-smooth movement for a feel-good and responsive experience.
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
The action-adventure first-person shooter video game is developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The New Colossus, which is the latest game in the Wolfenstein franchise, follows the story of the previous game and is set in an alternate version of history where the Nazi party won the Second World War. The game engages the player as war veteran William “B.J.” Blazkowicz and his efforts to take down the Nazi regime in the United States by allying with a group of militant resistance fighters. The game has an interesting story that lets you strap in for a heart-pounding journey. The game offers a selection of high-tech weaponry such as the Laserkraftwerk and the Dieselkraftwerk, the badass selection and abilities that will add to the adventure experience of the game.
The first-person shooter video game, which is a sequel to the 2014’s Titanfall, is developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts for Xbox One, Windows and PlayStation 4. Titanfall 2 is an ideal game for those who are in the need for a game that offers something more than traditional FPS games. The game allows players with the chance to control gargantuan mechs while battling on a variety of different maps. The game offers different game modes like Amped Hardpoint, Bounty Hunt, Pilot vs. Pilot, Capture the Flag, Attrition, Skirmish, Last Titan Standing, Free for All, Coliseum, Titan Brawl and Frontier Defense.
The first-person shooter video game, developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4, is the latest and sixteenth instalment in the Battlefield series. The single-player campaign of the game is divided into 5 episodes, My Country Calling, Under No Flag, Nordlys, Tirailleur and The Last Tiger that follow the stories of individuals engulfed in different aspects of the Second World War. The game offers players with different multiplayer modes and a host of rewards with weapons and vehicles across year one of the Battlefield V Tides of War Chapters and the most popular weapon and vehicle skins.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
The action role-playing FPS game, which is a sequel to the 2011 game Deus Ex: Human Revolution and the fourth game in the Deus Ex series, is developed by Eidos Montréal and published by Square Enix for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Linux and macOS systems. The gameplay, which combines first-person shooter, stealth and role-playing element, allows the players a choice to either go Lethal or Non-Lethal. The game is set in the year 2029, two years after Human Revolution and the Aug Incident in which mechanically augmented humans became uncontrollable and lethally violent.
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