Best Platformers for Xbox One

Take your Xbox One to another level with these platformers!

From retro 8-bit classics to the latest indie releases - platformers are one of the biggest genres in video game history. With an established presence on the Xbox One, a wide range of innovative and memorable platforming experiences are now available on the console. These are our top titles available today!

Update 12 January 2017: Following a period of truly memorable platforming experiences, we've updated this list with the past year's biggest titles, including INSIDE, Hue, Unravel and more.


Named our favorite puzzle game of 2016, INSIDE is a mind-blowing, unmissable platforming experience for the Xbox One. Taking control of an unnamed boy, players will uncover the secrets of the game's monochromatic dystopia through a range of atmospheric puzzles.

Although the game's captivating narrative is noteworthy, its unrivaled level is polish is a key factor towards its success. With finely tuned gameplay, an effective art style and an ending that'll render you speechless, INSIDE is a must-buy platformer for any Xbox One owner.

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