What are the best Xbox One simulation games?

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    #1Forza Motorsport 7

    Forza Motorsport 7

    Forza Motorsport 7 is the tenth racing game of the Forza series. Powered by Forzatech game engine, players can experience realistic racing. The game has more than 700 cars to collect and 30 racetracks with 200 ribbons or variations. 

    Games

    Xbox One, Windows

    $49.99

    Timothy Dixon
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "This game is really sweet. The graphics, and the cars make it super sweet. It was a lot of fun to play."
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    #2Forza Horizon 3

    Forza Horizon 3

    Forza Horizon 3 is a video game developed by Playground Games and was published by Microsoft Studios. This racing game has an open world feature and is set in Australia. It is offered for PC and Xbox One.

    Games

    Xbox One

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    María de Lourdes Vásquez
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "Looks pretty cool. I like that it's rated for everyone so my kiddos can play as well. The reviews are great."
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    #3Madden 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

    Olivia Snyder
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "It is very realistic looking like you are really playing football. I like longshot mode. I have a lot of fun playing this."
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    #4F1 2017

    F1 2017

    F1 2017 is a driving video game by Codemasters. Race and compete to wiki the Formula one Championship and enjoy with the most iconic F1 cars of the last 30 years. 

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac

    $59.99

    Sean Brooks
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Whoa! I'm blown away from this game! I love to drive. I drive to the store, and that;s about it, so I love to get some drive time simulation playing this game. I pretend i'm going so fast, dude. Really mind blowing stuff. It all goes by so fast!"
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    #5Project CARS 2

    Project CARS 2

    Project CARS 2 is a motorsport racing simulator video game developed by Slightly Mad Studios and published and distributed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is the sequel to the simulator video game Project CARS. 

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows

    $59.99

    Emily Gutierrez
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "Xbox One Simulation Games. All · PS4; Xbox One; Switch · PC · Wii U · 3DS · PS Vita · iOS. By date; By Metascore · By user score "
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    #6NBA 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

    Heather Marshall
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "NBA 2K18 is simply not worth the purchase. The gameplay itself is not enjoyable and they don't seem to do anything about hackers. The NBA 2K franchise just seems to get worse and worse each year. "
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    #7DiRT Rally

    DiRT Rally

    Dirt Rally is a racing game by Codemasters. Primarily focused on off-road rallying, the game captures the rigid, adrenaline rush on racing through dusty tracks or icy ones. Beat the clock and drive under the toughest conditions.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Oculus Rift, Mac

    $39.99

    Ryan Tran
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "If you're looking for a great simulation game and enjoy driving games, then look no farther than DiRT Rally. This is an incredibly realistic racing game, and the simulation aspects are dead on. I really enjoyed this, and I think you will too."
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    #8FIFA18

    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

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    Magdalena Carranza
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "I am really into soccer and follow all the teams. Fifa 18 is one of those sports simulation video games that keeps me up at night. I get drawn into the game with its realistic sports characters and exciting interactive game play. I play it as often as I can. "
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    #9Assetto Corsa

    Assetto Corsa

    Assetto Corsa is a racing sim game that is based on classic cars by BMW, AUDI, Ferrari , Lamborghini, etc. Players can start a racing career, join all types of different races, challenges, and events to play online and offline. 

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Walter Thompson
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "This racing sim game is so real. If you like the roar of engines and speed then this game will exceed your wildest dreams. It lets you pick from an awesome lineup of cars and the races are intensive battles to the finish line. This is my favorite racing game on the Xbox One."
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    #10Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous is a space simulation game developed by Frontier Developments and first released in 2015. It lets players explore an open-world cutthroat galaxy where players battle it out to freedom and glory.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $29.99

    Craig Patel
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "Elite: Dangerous is one of the best simulation games for the Xbox One. It's better than similar titles mainly because of its story line, you get to build your own universal army."
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    #11Spintires: MudRunner

    Spintires: MudRunner

    Spintires: MudRunner is an off-road truck simulation video game developed by Saber Interactive and published by Focus. This game puts players in the driver seat of incredible all-terrain vehicles to drive in the vast regions of Siberia.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $24.99

    Ralph Kelly
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "Spintires is a sandbox in the truest sense of the term. There's not much of an objective, other than to move logs around a map. Sounds boring, right? It's anything but. This is the kind of game I love, where stories happen organically and the fun is emergent. You're not led around by the hand and shown the flashy CGI, you're left to do whatever you think is fun. And by the time you're pulling out a tractor-trailor from the mud that you brought in to pull a smaller tractor-trailor out of the mud, itself stuck trying to pull out a truck...you'll be having a blast. Enjoy!"
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    #12The Golf Club 2

    The Golf Club 2

    The sequel to the acclaimed The Golf Club comes with new updates and features that improve the previous game. A new and better Career mode, and a new way to play along with the internet in the Multiplayer Mode.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Katherine Wilson
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "If you like simulation games, and you enjoy golf, then this is a great option. It has realistic vistas and graphics. You can continually get better and improve your score. I like it that I can compete online with others. "
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    #13DiRT 4

    DiRT 4

    DiRT 4 is an off-road racing game. As part of the Colin McRae Rally series, DiRT 4 lets players experience rallying in off-road terrains and varying weather conditions. The game includes "Your Stage" mode, procedurally-generated tracks.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One

    $59.99

    Zachary Stone
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "Dirt 4 is a fun Zbox one simulation game."
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    #14The Golf Club

    The Golf Club
    The Golf Club is a reallistic golf simulation video game. Challenge your friends on a new or existing course in real time or try to beat their best recorded round.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $29.99

    Samuel Parker
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "steam game not xbox"
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    #15Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox science and space simulation video game developed by Squad and published by Private Division. It can be played on Microsoft Windows and macOS computers, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac

    $39.99

    Joyce Beck
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "This game has been in "alpha" for about 10 years now. Yet it still costs as much as a fully updated and released game. If that doesn't tell you something, I don't know what will."
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    #16The Sims 4

    The Sims 4

    The Sims 4 is a life simulator game. You control the Sims, smarter and complex characters, that try to fulfill their dreams and ambitions. It was created by the Sims Studio and was released on May 6, 2013.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac

    $39.99

    Jean Reid
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "I have always enjoyed playing The Sims since its original version, I have no doubt that this one would present even more fun life-like features and activities. "
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    #17Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection

    Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection

    Zoo Tycoon Ultimate Animal Collection is a business simulator video game developed by Blue Fang Games and published by Microsoft Studios. The aim of the game is to successfully manage a Zoo and interact with animals and visitors.

    Games

    Xbox One

    $19.99

    Fiona Xie
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "My daughter, who loves to start her own "businesses," really enjoys this game. It combines her entrepreneurship with her love of animals."
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    #18Euro Fishing

    Euro Fishing

    Euro Fishing is a sports fishing simulation video game developed and published by Dovetail Games. Players will take the role of a fisherman and will live a whole fishing experience, from finding the ideal location to preparing the equipment.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Robert Warren
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "The link takes you to the game for PC, specifically Windows with Steam, however it is also for Xbox One, just not on Steam. I do find the game fun though, and I would recommend this to people who own a PC and want to play a fishing game."
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    #19Rory Mcilroy: PGA Tour

    Rory Mcilroy: PGA Tour

    The Rory McIlroy: PGA Tour by EASports is the closest you can get to experience actual golf from a video game system. With the Frostbite motor engine, the gameplay experience is totally realistic and accurate enabling you to play tournament or new environments.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Check price

    Scott Gardner
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "I like the graphics and the gaming experience of playing this Xbox One PGA golf simulation. Rory McIlroy is one of my favorite pro golfers, and this EASports game makes it fun to play as Rory McIlory on some challenging courses. The gameplay gives me the feel like I'm right there playing in the PGA."
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    #20Prominence Poker

    Prominence Poker

    Prominence Poker is a poker card video game developed by Pipeworks Studio and published by 505 games. Set in the city of Prominence, a gambling paradise founded by crooked folks looking to go straight.

    Games

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows

    Free

    Vivaan Dutta
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "While I guess this is an okay game for poker fans, this is most definitely as far away as it gets from simulation games. Even purely for poker I wouldn't call it a poker sim. As cartoony as it gets. Again might be fun for some, but definitely not something you want if you're looking for a sim game."
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    #21Forza Motorsport 6

    Forza Motorsport 6

    Forza Motorsport 6 is a racing simulation video game developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft Studios exclusively for Xbox One. Compete in major championships such as Daytona or LeMans and collect up to 450 fully customizable vehicles.

    Games

    Xbox One

    $29.99

    Daniel Greene
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "My uncle is a Formula One racer, so I know a bit or two about racing -- and have been lucky enough to accompany him in his ride. All I can say is that whoever designed this "simulation" has probably never raced in their life. The physics are completely off, and the tracks do not resemble their real-world counterparts at all. Wait on Forza Motorsport 7 for them to work out the kinks!"

Summary

Best What are the best Xbox One simulation games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Forza Motorsport 7Games 21 Paid
2Forza Horizon 3Games 20 Paid
3Madden 18Games 19 Paid
4F1 2017Games 18 Paid
5Project CARS 2Games 17 Paid
6NBA 2K18Games 16 Paid
7DiRT RallyGames 14 Paid
8FIFA18Games 13 Paid
9Assetto CorsaGames 12 Paid
10Elite DangerousGames 10 Paid
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