Best Xbox One games for lockdown: 7 titles that will get you through 2020

The next-gen consoles are now upon us. Both the PS5 and Xbox Series X promise a whole new gaming experience.

That means that it's probably about time to say goodbye to your old consoles and maybe put them through their paces once more.

If you're planning on doing that for your PS4, then we've got a list of games you need to play.

If you're planning on doing that for your Xbox One, then here's the list of games you need to play.

Sea of Thieves

If you're hoping to set sail into a world filled with endless possibilities then Sea of Thieves is the game for you.

It's an absolute blast to play, and the perfect game to get stuck into with some friends as you sail the seas. It's a treasure trove of things to do. Other pirate puns.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Ori and the Blind Forest is still an excellent game, but the sequel somehow manages to be even better.

Despite its incredibly cute art style, it's actually an absurdly tough Metroidvania game that'll have you crushing your controller with frustration. However, it's also a lot of fun, so make sure you push through.

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Forza Horizon 4

Racing games are a staple on nearly any console, but none really come close to how good Forze Horizon 4 is.

Racing around this stunning version of England is a treat that's hard to match, and there are so many fun things to do in this world that you'll never get bored.

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Minecraft is one of those games which might actually just exist for the rest of time.

The loop of mining, upgrading, fighting, and building is one that never gets old. It's perfect for basically any age group, and you'll find yourself absolutely besotted with it from the moment you pick it up.

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Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive is one of the best Insomniac games around and it's been confined to the Xbox One.

If you've not played it then you're missing out on an utterly bombastic game with some of the most entertaining gameplay of the last generation.

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Rare Replay

We might be showing our age here (collectively), but Rare Replay is nearly perfect.

It'd be easy to go on about any of the games in this collection and talk about why you should play them, but it's simpler to just tell you to go and get the whole package.

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Ashen is a Soulslike game that's a bit different.

It feels a lot more hopeful than its inspirations, and while the gameplay feels just as good, it's a very different direction for the genre in terms of tone.

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