39 Games Like XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Xbox One

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39 Games like XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Xbox One, daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes squad-based tactical turn-based strategy games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Rogue Trooper Redux released the 17 October 2017 and ranked #16, EARTHLOCK: Festival of Magic released the 14 September 2017 and ranked #21, Valkyria Revolution released the 27 June 2017 and ranked #18.

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1# Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy - 2015

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Play your part in the Second Contact War in a campaign with a branching story and over 60 missions, or create your own scenarios in skirmish mode battles. Change your tactics as you order reinforcements with stun guns, guided missiles, unmanned fighter drones and single-focus DEW beams. Take command of a range of heavily armed assault ships, including Raiders, Corvettes, Frigates, Destroyers, Battlecruisers and Dreadnoughts - each with with their own weapons fitouts and unique functions.

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2# Line Of Defense Tactics - 2014

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Train your team, upgrade their stats, weapons, inventory and abilities, to become the ultimate fighting force. The Xbox One version includes the Tactical Advantage DLC which includes a bonus skirmish mode, 1000 experience points, as well as exclusive weapons ( RT41 Shotgun, Hornet Rocket Launcher, Frag Grenade) and items (Portable Cloaking Unit, Combat Armor) which you can use to equip your team right from the start. * Action based storyline based on the Line Of Defense comics * Real time tactical combat with a persistent team of characters * Fight the enemy in ship to ship combat, inside their bases, and on the ground * Command infantry, autonomous androids, and vehicles to complete your missions * Call in airstrikes, deploy turrets, and gain access to advanced weaponry as you progress * Play the missions in any order after completing the campaign* Earn achievements as you play through the campaign

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3# Mass Effect: Andromeda - 2017

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Scavenger Armor Don a unique look for the Pathfinder while exploring dangerous, new planets. Pet Pyjak Everyones favorite space monkey is back and can join you aboard the Tempest. Multiplayer Deluxe Launch Pack - Get a head start on Day 1 co-op play with the Multiplayer Launch Pack, which includes items to kick start your progress (entitled instantly).

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4# Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII - Fame and Strategy - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII - Fame and Strategy
Screenshot of the video game Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII - Fame and Strategy

"Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13" celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the series and building on the concept of "A Further Gathering of Heroes," it has achieved the greatest advance in the history of the series. With "Prestige," which might be called an officer's defining title and with Comrades to aid you in carrying out your desires, players will experience greater freedom and plumb greater depths with their Officer Play. There are Orders that stem from a Ruler's style, strategy that must now take into account "Key Points" scattered throughout the land, War Councils where the best plans of your strategists come to life, and scaled up battles between heroes.

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5# Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon - 2017

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Eastern Europe, 2008. War has broken out on the borders of Russia and the fate of the world hangs in the balance. That's when the call goes out for the Ghosts—an elite handful of specially trained Green Berets, armed with the latest technology and trained to use the deadliest weapons.

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6# Breach & Clear: Deadline - 2015

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The game gives players real-time control over a squad of four elite Special Forces tasked with tracking down information on the source of the infestation. Deep, strategic gameplay: Plan and execute detailed strategies as players encounter a wide assortment of enemy types and combat scenarios. Detailed open world: Explore the secrets hidden deep within Harbor City via several districts, each with dynamically generated areas.

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7# Breach & Clear - 2013

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Breach & Clear brings deep tactical strategy simulation to PC, Mac and Linux! Build your Special Operations team, plan and execute advanced missions, and own every angle.Choose your real-world squad -- US Army Rangers, Germany's KSK, Canada’s JTF2, UK SAS, and more -- and take on a variety of foes with different skill-sets and...

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8# Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide - 2015

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The world is ending... though few believe it. The once proud city of Ubersreik now stands in ruin at the hands of the dreaded Skaven army. Few have survived their ruthless invasion. Team up with 3 friends and work together to thin out the ratmen’s forces and drive them out of the city. Assume the role of one of five heroes, and hack, slash, smash, burn and pierce the vile Skaven using a multitude of weapons. Fight your way through the city of Ubersreik, from the top of the Magnus Tower to the bowels of the Under Empire. This is our last stand and only you can stem the Vermintide. Requires Xbox Live Gold membership.

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9# XCOM 2 - 2016

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Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. New open-ended gameplay lets you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations. RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND UPGRADE: Configure and build rooms on the Avenger to give XCOM new capabilities on the battlefield.

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10# Wasteland 2 Director's Cut - 2014

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From the Producer of the original Fallout comes Wasteland 2, the sequel to the first-ever post-apocalyptic computer RPG. With over 80 hours of gameplay, you will deck out your Desert Ranger squad with the most devastating weaponry this side of the fallout zone, test the limits of your strategy skills, and bring justice to the wasteland. - Decision Making... with Consequences: With both short and long term reactivity, your choices ripple outwards, changing the game's events and forever altering the lives of those in the wasteland.

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11# The Banner Saga 2 - 2016

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Bold leadership decisions, wise use of resources, and skillful battle tactics are vital to ensure your Viking clans make it through alive. As the world continues to crumble around you, only one bastion of hope remains, but getting there will require strong leadership, hard sacrifices, influencing new heroes, and sound strategy in combat. The journey is as important as battle your role is critical in building and managing your caravan as you travel the vast landscape.

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12# Massive Chalice - 2015

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MASSIVE CHALICE is a tactical strategy game set on an epic timeline from Double Fine Productions. As the Immortal Ruler of the Nation, you'll take command of its heroes, forge marriages to strengthen your Bloodlines, and battle a mysterious enemy known as the Cadence in a war lasting hundreds of years.

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13# Nova-111 - 2015

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Pilot your trusty orange vessel through mysterious and foreign planets in this quirky sci-fi adventure. Your mission: fix space-time and search out the scientists lost in the aftermath of the Universe's Greatest Science Experiment.

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14# Gears of War 4 - 2016

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After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. Season Pass includes the exclusive Vintage VIP Pack, permanent access to 24 additional DLC maps (two per month per year) for private play, access to an exclusive Developer Playlist where new maps, modes and features can be tested prior to broad release and six Gear Packs. A new visible ranking system means fairer matchmaking for social, competitive and professional players alike.

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15# Battlefield 1 - 2016

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Introducing new melee weapons such as sabres and shovels into this first World War I FPS known for its tactical team based gameplay. Players will be able to drive various lights and heavy armored vehicles, including tanks, biplane aircraft and even an armored train.

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16# Rogue Trooper Redux - 2017

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A pioneering tactical shooter and landmark comic book adaptation, Rogue Trooper is back, remastered and revitalised in true high definition. Experience acclaimed third-person action in this BAFTA-nominated tale of betrayal and revenge at the far reaches of the galaxy!

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17# Mordheim: City of the Damned - 2015

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The game blends RPG elements, fast-paced tactical combat and intricate unit customization in a time wrought by chaos and rivalry where only the strongest survive. After a twin tailed comet crashed on Mordheim, the City of the Damned turned into a terrifying battlefield where rival warbands fight fiercely for the control of key neighborhoods, looking for glory and fortune by acquiring the very valuable Wyrdstone fragments. Visit the four corners of the City of the Damned to complete multiple missions in the solo campaign, or challenge other players in enthralling multiplayer modes.

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18# Valkyria Revolution - 2017

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In the wake of a revolution, Jutland's elite soldiers, the Vanargand, must band together to defeat the Ruzi Empire and stop death itselfthe Valkyria. With an engaging story full of political intrigue, a battle system that mixes real-time combat and tactical strategy, a gorgeous visual style, and more, Valkyria Revolution will immerse players into the frontlines of a desperate war. Equipped with advanced mana weaponry and wielding powerful ragnite spells, this grizzled anti-Valkyria squad will charge head on to combat the terrifying threat of the Valkyria.

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19# Battle Worlds: Kronos - 2013

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Strong opponents, long playtime - Prepare to fight epic battles against tough AI enemies in three huge campaigns, with over 60 hours of gameplay. Easy to learn, hard to master - hone your tactical hex-field mind, test and train your strategic skills in various "Challenge Maps" Huge variety - More than 50 different infantry, ground, naval and airborne units, as well as buildings, many of which can be upgraded to obtain new capabilities

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20# Verdun - 2017

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The merciless trench warfare offers a unique battlefield experience, immersing you and your squad into intense battles of attack and defense. There are also many historically accurate features such as realistic WW1 weaponry, authentic uniforms, horrendous gore, and maps based on the real battlefields of France and Belgium. Uniforms have been recreated to the tiniest details, the weapons are modeled to exact references and the maps use realistic World War 1 props and terrain layouts.

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21# EARTHLOCK: Festival of Magic - 2017

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Earthlock is an indie developed, adventure RPG inspired by the classic 3D RPGs of the late 90's, with a fresh take on turn based combat and character progression.

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22# South Park: The Stick of Truth - 2014

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From the perilous battlefields of the fourth-grade playground, a young hero will rise, destined to be South Park’s savior. From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes an epic quest to become… cool. Introducing South Park™: The Stick of Truth™.For a thousand years, the battle has been waged.

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23# Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - 2015

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege invites players to master the art of destruction with intense and asymmetrical close-quarters combat between attackers and defenders. - VIP Discount of 10% in in-game shop** - 5% Renown boost to unlock in-game content faster - Extra daily challenges - 600 R6 Credits - Exclusive customization items: Headgear, Uniforms, Charm *VIP Premium Membership service until Feb. 7, 2018 Save money on content for this game by purchasing the Season Pass.

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24# Bladestorm: Nightmare - 2015

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Players play as a mercenary and take control of a multitude of different squad types in order to guide their side to victory on a dynamically evolving battlefield. Squads can also be combined into armies that perform powerful mass attacks. The game also has multiplayer via the network and a complex character creation function.

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25# Epsilon - 2015

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Epsilon is a hybrid stealth-action near-future tactical shooter where pre-planning and commanding your squad is essential for survival. Through high intensity kinetic operations, Epsilon is the unit tasked by Unipol to counter Eastern European militias engaged in human trafficking.

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