Top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Xbox One Games in The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Xbox One Games in The World until 2017. Video games can have more of a cultural impact than motion picture or the latest Billboard top single. Over the years, Xbox One was a platform for game developers to release some of their latest titles. This particular console provided great entertainment, intrigue and fun for millions of fans everywhere.

The list below will describe the best Xbox games to date. Keep in mind that Microsoft had decided to stop producing Xbox game consoles back in April of 2016. New Video game titles will still be released for a while but there will no longer be any new consoles after the Xbox One. Since Microsoft has made the decision to stop producing these units – the list below summarizes the best games to ever appear on this console until 2017.

List of Top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Xbox One Games in The World until 2017

10. Dance Central

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Dance Central is a motion generated game that is designed to get players up and moving around. This game was released in 2010 and it was a great title that had a lot of pop culture appeal. Players would have to mimic dance moves made by rhythmic characters who are skilled at dancing their butts off.

This game had a small following of Xbox fans but it was not a very popular video game genre. Dance Central is a great game for parties or for social gatherings because it gets people up and moving and not just sitting in front their computer screens zoning out. This game sold 2.5 million copies.

9. Assassin’s Creed


Assassin’s Creed is a great game and has received critical praise. Some Xbox fans really liked this title but many did not think it was so great. There were close to 3 million buyers for this game back in 2007. The franchise did rather well in terms of impacting the culture. There are Assassin Creed films and other game related media and merchandise that has been based off this game.

Assassins from the ancient Crusades vie for power and control against their enemies. This game is all about stealth, deception and tricky. There are plenty of action elements in it as well. While Assassin’s Creed might not be the best game for Xbox One fans it certainly has a cult following on the console.

8. Kinect Sports

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Microsoft Kinect Sports was a title that featured various sports that players could participate in by using their control pads. The sports included traditional athletic and recreational activities such as bowling, boxing, track and field, volleyball, table tennis and soccer. This game was released in 2010 and it was a huge success for Xbox One fans.

Motion sensor games were really popular during the late 2000s and early 2010s. Many people jumped on the motion sensing game bandwagon because the games allowed players to get up and move while they played video games.

However, sports and dancing titles were the only real games of interest that could be used with the motion sensor response. As a result, fans became bored with these games and moved on to other titles. Microsoft Kinect on Xbox One had close to 3 million buyers.

7. Fable II


The Fable video game series did well on Xbox One consoles. It was popular back in 2009 and it about 3.5 million copies. The game is a fantasy title that comes complete with characters, character classes, heroes, villains and castles.

Fable was a game that offered players a good time while playing. They could join a guild or make one with their friends. Teams of fighters could ban together for quests and various adventures. This game was mediocre but more than enough fans played it enough to earn it a top 10 spot for best Xbox games of all time.

6. Gears of Wars


Gears of Wars is similar to Call of Duty except this is a third person shooter. The game is loaded with action and lots of entertainment. Xbox One fans were really into this game in the late 2000s. Gears of Wars had dominated Xbox One game sales for two years in 2006 and 2007.

Gears of Wars was not as well received as Call of Duty but the game clearly held its own. It was a fun action game that would keep players busy for hours on end battling against the enemy known as the Locust Horde. Gears of Wars was once a fan favorite for many Xbox Owners. This is one of the Top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Xbox One Games in The World until 2017.

5. Batman: Arkham City


Batman: Arkham City sold close to 5 million copies on the Xbox gaming system. This particular title features the DC superhero Batman as he fights to survive inside of Arkham prison. This game was a huge hit for Xbox One owners back in 2011. The game features the voice talents of actor Mark Hamill (as the Joker) who is better known as Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars trilogy.

*By the way, if you noticed a huge gap between Batman: Arkham City and Call of Duty Black Ops; it’s because the Call of Duty, Grand Theft Auto and Halo titles have been dominating many of the top positions for video game releases on Xbox. So, the other titles within these series have been skipped over since their highest earning titles were already mentioned.

4. Call of Duty: Black Ops


Call of Duty: Black Ops sold over 12 million games on the Xbox One game console. This title is a first person shooter that allows players to carry out missions and to fight against multiple enemies within a huge gaming world.

The Call of Duty franchise is one of the top rated video games in history. This franchise was well received by fans and many players enjoyed teaming up with their friends to dominate the Call of Duty world. This game brings modern warfare right into a person’s living room.

3. Halo 3


The Halo series was first started back in 2001. Since that time, this game series has become a permanent part of the gaming landscape. Halo 3 made to Xbox One consoles back in 2007 and it is now third highest selling game for the console.

Halo 3 is the continuation of the early Halo franchise and it concludes the series in which Master Chief helps Earth’s superhuman forces to defeat the alien Covenant. The game was revolutionary for its time and the Halo series still continues to gain loyal followers today.

2. Minecraft


Minecraft was released back in 2011 and it quickly gained a huge swell of fans. The game was released across multiple platforms and has been played by billions of people across the globe. Minecraft was released on Xbox One game consoles in May of 2012. At least 13 million Xbox fans to date have a copy of this game for their units.

What makes Minecraft so much fun is its simple format that allows players to create and populate their own worlds. Children especially love this game because it is like playing with an extremely sophisticated Lego that they can engage with on a computer. Minecraft received critical acclaim and was given positive reviews with the gaming community.

1. Grand Theft Auto V


Grand Theft Auto V is the best-selling video game ever. Simply because it literally made over a billion dollars in 3 days. Seriously, when has a video game ever made that kind of money in such a short amount of time? In terms of Xbox sales, close to 18 million fans purchased this title. Hands down, this game was the best Xbox One game ever produced.

Grand Theft Auto V was created by Rockstar North and it tells the story of Michael and two other criminals who try to pull off one last big heist before retiring for good. However, there are many side plots and dangerous twists that gets in the way of the criminal’s goals.

This game allows players to engage in villainous behavior and to really live as a common criminal. Grand Theft Auto V has received numerous awards and high critical acclaim. Hands down, this game is the best of all time.

These are the Top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Xbox One Games in The World until 2017. Newer games that were released in 2017 such as DOOM, Metal Gear Solid V and Rise of the Tomb Raider were also available for Xbox One owners. Just keep in mind that the amount of Xbox fans for these games have not been counted. Ultimately, this list reveals the type of games that appeal most to Xbox One fans everywhere.