What are the best 4-player Xbox One games perfect for short gaming sessions?

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  1. 27

    #1SpeedRunners

    SpeedRunners

    SpeedRunners is a multiplayer racing video game for Microsoft Windows computers, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and more. It was developed by DoubleDutch Games and was published by tinyBuild. The game was released on April 20, 2016.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac

    $14.99

    Megan Hicks
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "My kids love playing this game. They just started playing games so it's something simple for beginners. I had fun playing it myself but it's definitely for kids."
  2. 25

    #2Overcooked

    Overcooked
    Overcooked is a cooking simulation game by Ghost Town Games and Team 17. Hosting one to four players, they have to prepare meals within a time limit while navigating through stage obstacles.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

    $16.99

    Kathryn Harvey
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "This was fun the couple of times I played it. Unfortunately, I like playing it with others I know and they are usually busy. That said it is a fun game."
  3. 23

    #3Jackbox Party Pack

    Jackbox Party Pack

    Jackbox Party Pack is a multiplayer video game with different one-screen party mini-games which are controlled using your smartphone or your tablet. 

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac

    $24.99

    Heather Phillips
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "Well, this game does have the ability to have up to 100 players. It could be short. But I don't consider it gaming - it is a trivia game, not a game - game. And this link goes to the Playstation store. I need to go see if it is even available on Xbox One. "
  1. 22

    #4Tricky Towers

    Tricky Towers

    Tricky Towers is a multiplayer physics-based action puzzle tower building game developed and published by WeirdBeard Games. Throw bricks and build a structure before your opponents.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac

    $14.99

    Patrick Hamilton
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "This is a really fun game , puts a new twist on the old tetris"
  2. 20

    #5The Jackbox Party Pack 3

    The Jackbox Party Pack 3

    The Jackbox Party Pack 3 is the third part of a party video games phenomenon developed by Jackbox Games. Play using phones, tablets and computers mini-games as "Quiplash", "Trivia Murder Party", "Guesspionage", "Tee K.O." and "Fakin' It".

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac

    $24.99

    Antonia Valenzuela
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "The Jackbox party pack is the best way for me to connect with my friends and play games on the go. It allows me to play on my own phone while I'm on the bus and my friend can play while they're at work (don't tell their boss). We also enjoy the different games available so we don't get bored just playing the same game over and over again. The chatbox allows us to send messages and 'talk trash' to each while we play and allows us to stay connected. "
  3. 19

    #6Kinect Sports Rivals

    Kinect Sports Rivals

    Kinect Sports Rivals is an Xbox One game that uses Kinect's technology to scan yourself and put you in the game. You will need to complete sporting events across different sports like Target Shooting, Soccer, Bowling, Tennis, and Climbing.

    Games

    Xbox One

    $29.99

    Edward Tran
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Didn't like this one. Graphics were not good and overpriced."
  4. 17

    #7Rocket League

    Rocket League

    Rocket League, a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, is a multiplayer football game that involves cars. Released in 2015, the football racing game was developed and published by Psyonix, Inc.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Judith Harper
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Rocket league is by far my favorite short game. I can sit down and get my gaming fix in quick or play for hours. Also it is fun for all ages. "
  5. 17

    #8TowerFall Ascension

    TowerFall Ascension

    TowerFall Ascension is a 2D indie action local co-op video game developed and published by Matt Makes Games Inc. This 4-player game is available for PC and Mac, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $14.99

    Eric Black
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "TowerFall is a great multiplayer game that can be played in short but fun sessions. It has classic graphics but you will not regret playing with a few friends. "
  6. 15

    #9Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition

    Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition
    This Ultimate Evil Edition contains both Diablo III and the Reaper of Souls expansion set, together in one definitive volume. (Reaper of Souls is the first expansion to Diablo III with very new features).
    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $29.99

    Kimberly Obrien
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "I adore Diablo games - for me there is no better stress release than hacking and slashing through dozens of monsters while picking up loads of cool sounding loot like Demonic Chestplate of Valorous Protection. And I guess if you have more willpower than I you could play in short gaming sessions. I tend to play for hours at a time, but most of the individual fights are short, and there are various save options (if you pick up the right items). Just don't get in a party trying to complete a large dungeon if you are strapped for time; your teammates will not appreciate you dropping out mid-run. "
  7. 14

    #10Rayman Legends

    Rayman Legends
    Rayman Legends is a platforming game by Ubisoft. The game is about Rayman and Globox enter new realms by entering a collection of paintings. Players can also play as the Teensies and princesses by rescuing them.
    Games

    Amazon, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U

    Check price

    William Day
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This is a great game, and a must have for fans of the Rayman Series. They released it for the Xbox One roughly a year after its initial release on the older platforms. It's best for playing with friends, as it can support up to four players. The game was criticized for its short length, but it's perfect for those who are looking to have some short sessions playing with their friends."
  8. 13

    #11The Jackbox Party Pack 2

    The Jackbox Party Pack 2

    The Jackbox Party Pack 2 is a minigame pack developed and published by Jackbox Games. It is the sequel to the party game entitled The Jackbox Party Pack. The Jackbox Party Pack 2 has five new party games.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Android, Xbox One

    $24.99

    Henry Bradley
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "The solution contains multiple minigames that can be played with many people in short sessions. The solution itself is for the playstation store, but the game is also available on xbox."
  9. 11

    #12NBA 2K18

    NBA 2K18

    NBA 2K18 is a basketball simulation game from Visual Concepts and 2K Sports. It is the 19th installment of the NBA 2K series and was released in September 2017. It features the new game mode: Run the Neighborhood mode.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

    $59.99

    Kelly Torres
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Sports games have a popular niche in the game industry. NBA 2K18 is a quick game to pick up and put down."
  10. 10

    #13Ultimate Chicken Horse

    Ultimate Chicken Horse
    Ultimate Chicken Horse is a 2D platformer where you build the level as you play, placing traps and hazards to screw your friends over, but trying not to screw yourself.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, Xbox One, Linux, PlayStation 4

    $14.99

    Cheryl Castro
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "Ultimate Chicken Horse can be a little crazy at times when I play it with my friends. The games don't have to last long, but it is great fun during a party with my friends or just a casual get together. I have been playing it for a few months on my Xbox One and have quite enjoyed this party game."
  11. 9

    #14The Jackbox Party Pack 4

    The Jackbox Party Pack 4

    The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a new storied party game from the Jackbox Party franchise, with new mini-games as "Fibbage", "Survive the Internet", "Monster Seeking Monster", "Brackteering"and "Civic Doodle".

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac

    $24.99

    Wayne Adams
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "The web-based frame game. Twist your friends’ “online” comments in hilarious ways."
  12. 8

    #15Madden 18

    Madden 18
    Madden NFL 18 is an American football video game based on the NFL developed by EA Tiburon and published by EA. The game takes a significant visual leap delivering the greatest looking Madden of all time with the power of the Frostbite engine.
    Games

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4

    $69.99- Standard Edition

    Tyler Wade
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Madden 18 is an amazing game to play with a group. Its offline mode allows you to play with up to 4 players. The great thing is that you can set the length of time on the game to ensure that the sessions remain short. Since Madden is a sports game there is a definitive end that ensures that your gaming experience doesn't continue on unless you want it to."
  13. 6

    #16Powerstar Golf

    Powerstar Golf

    Powerstar Golf is an arcade golf video game developed by Zoë Mode and published by Microsoft Studios. With an animated cartoony look style, the game features a variety of character modes and a great variety of characters, accessories and special power shots for hours and hours of fun.

    Games

    Xbox One

    Free

    Ishan Rangan
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "This is a pretty cool game. I tried it and have to say that I played a lot longer than I thought that I would. The graphics are amusing and the game itself is a lot of fun. I will certainly play this again."
  14. 5

    #17Terraria

    Terraria

    Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Xbox One, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire

    $9.99

    Doris Fox
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I recently bought Terraria to keep myself busy during spring break. It's awesome because it has short duration gaming sessions. It keeps your interest going and doesn't bind you for too long. It is a perfect blend of adventure and excitement with fun options to customize and build your very own story."
  15. 4

    #18FIFA18

    FIFA18

    FIFA 18 is a sports simulation video game created by Electronic Arts Sports. It was released in September 2017 and is playable across different platforms. It is the 26th installment in the FIFA video game series.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

    Check price

    Alice Evans
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "The Solution to the Problem is very Nice. Fifa 18 suite's best for the Xbox One games."
  16. 1

    #19Octodad: Dadliest Catch

    Octodad: Dadliest Catch

    Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about an Octopus disguised as a human who goes about his life. The gameplay consists of controlling the Octopus' arms while hiding his real identity. Missions become harder as the game progresses.

    Games

    Windows, Playstation 4, Android, iOS, Xbox One

    $14.99

    Tang Guo
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "This game is is really stupid. I laughed for about a minute and then turned it off. I wouldn't bother trying it unless stupid humor is your thing."
  17. 1

    #20NHL 18

    NHL 18

    NHL 18 is a sport ice hockey game developed by EA Vancouver and published by EA Sports.  Players can take the role of their favorite players and experience the best moves and emotions of this sport.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $59.99

    Jane Reynolds
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "I love this ice hockey game. It is so much fun. It is great for short gaming sessions."
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    #21The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

    The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

    The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a role-playing action shooter video game developed and published by Nicalis. In the game, player will find treasures that'll transform Isaac to fight enemies and unravel secrets.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Playstation 4, iOS, Xbox One

    $14.99

    David Carter
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I like multi-player games. This one is fun especially because the games don't take forever and ever."

Summary

Best What are the best 4-player Xbox One games perfect for short gaming sessions
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SpeedRunnersGames 27 Paid
2OvercookedGames 25 Paid
3Jackbox Party PackGames 23 Paid
4Tricky TowersGames 22 Paid
5The Jackbox Party Pack 3Games 20 Paid
6Kinect Sports RivalsGames 19 Paid
7Rocket LeagueGames 17 Paid
8TowerFall AscensionGames 17 Paid
9Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil EditionGames 15 Paid
10Rayman LegendsGames 14 Paid
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