The Xbox One is quite a capable machine and is always a frontrunner in the section with some stunning reviews. There is a range of titles available for the Xbox, but the role-playing games hold a certain charm about them, making them an instant favorite amongst many of the gamers. The ability to build the character to one’s liking and to explore the game in one’s own way make playing RPGs a pure joy on the Xbox platform.
Without further ado, let us look closer at the five best RPG games for Xbox One.
1. Witcher 3: Wild Hunt:
Sequel to the Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Witcher 3 follows the footsteps of the protagonist as he searches for his missing daughter. Set in a fantasy world, the game features the main story along with a slew of side quests, allowing the players to complete them the way they choose fit. This, again, ensures that there is enough variety between multiple playthroughs.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt received numerous Games of the Year awards.
2. Fallout 4:
Set in post-apocalyptic America, Fallout 4 is Bethesda Game Studios’ masterful creation that pushes the boundaries what an open-world role-playing game could be.
Like other games from the Bethesda Game Studios, extensive customization is built into the game, which ensures that players are provided with abundant choice throughout the game. Moreover, this is the first game in the Fallout series that features full voice acting for the protagonist.
The title is a commercial success and received critical acclaim from all the sections of the society.
3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, one of the greatest games of the generation, had to make this top-5 role-playing games for Xbox list. The game follows the adventures of the Dragon born in their quest to save the world from a dragon.
The endless customization options available to the player right from the start of the game make it a wondrous creation that is only limited by one’s imagination. Moreover, with the way the game is set, one could follow a completely different narrative without advancing in the main story, and with each choice having consequences, players might want to try the game more than once to explore alternate possibilities.
The Special Edition is the remastered version of the game specifically for eighth generation consoles.
4. Diablo III:
Developed by Blizzard Entertainment, Diablo III is an action role-playing game where the player is tasked to defeat the Lord of Terror – Diablo. Released fourteen years after the prequel, Diablo II, the game polishes the tried and tested mechanics of the Diablo franchise
With seven playable classes to choose from, the player-choice of an RPG is kept intact with the title.
Pick up Diablo III: Eternal Collection if one needs to experience the action of both the expansion packs released so far. The game received critical acclaim and is fastest-selling PC game as of 2012. The Xbox One version was released two years later, in 2014.
5. Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin:
Known for its notorious difficulty, the second installment in the Dark Souls franchise takes it up a notch and refines the Dark Souls experience, laying foundations to some very fond memories.
The game is easy to understand but difficult to master, which ensures great replay value to the players. The Scholar of the First Sin is an updated version of the original that includes the original game and all the DLCs with updated graphics options.