Best Xbox Strategy Games

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Best Xbox Strategy Games
This is a full list of the best Strategy games available on Xbox.
We define Strategy games using the genre definition: Covers both strategy and tactical games. Strategy games give the player command of resources which must be used strategically to defeat enemies. Common gameplay elements include building and defending a base, directing offensive units against opponents, and upgrading technology. Tactical games rely on the terrain influencing combat and movement regulation via grid use. Battles are often story driven. The concluding event need not be the destruction of the opposing unit(s).
Game Score Ratio Gamers Comp % Comp Time Rating
XCOM: Enemy Within XCOM: Enemy Within 1,829 (1,000) 1.83 14,887 7.5 30-35 hours
4.6
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (Windows) Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (Windows) 10,447 (1,960) 5.33 35,827 0.1 150-200 hours
4.5
Divinity: Original Sin 2 Divinity: Original Sin 2 3,583 (1,000) 3.58 19,658 0.8 150-200 hours
4.5
Crusader Kings III (Windows) Crusader Kings III (Windows) 6,191 (1,396) 4.43 4,778 0.1 150-200 hours
4.5
Desperados III Desperados III 2,456 (1,000) 2.46 5,418 6.8 40-50 hours
4.4
XCOM 2 XCOM 2 5,077 (1,520) 3.34 44,679 0.5 150-200 hours
4.4
Stellaris: Console Edition Stellaris: Console Edition 10,870 (3,100) 3.51 11,778 0.0
4.3
Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun 3,060 (1,000) 3.06 5,920 2.2 40-50 hours
4.3
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Valkyria Chronicles 4 3,445 (1,000) 3.45 5,771 4.6 50-60 hours
4.3
Age of Empires IV (Windows) Age of Empires IV (Windows) 6,742 (1,000) 6.74 35,784 0.2 80-100 hours
4.3
XCOM: Enemy Unknown XCOM: Enemy Unknown 4,240 (1,100) 3.85 89,260 0.7 80-100 hours
4.3
Orcs Must Die! 3 Orcs Must Die! 3 5,801 (2,150) 2.70 2,913 1.9 40-50 hours
4.2
Plants vs. Zombies (WP) Plants vs. Zombies (WP) 370 (200) 1.85 14,620 8.0 20-25 hours
4.2
Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Halo Wars: Definitive Edition 4,688 (1,500) 3.13 75,957 3.7 25-30 hours
4.2
Sid Meier's Civilization VI Sid Meier's Civilization VI 8,884 (1,945) 4.57 28,322 0.3 40-50 hours
4.2
Bloons TD 5 Bloons TD 5 2,467 (1,000) 2.47 4,078 3.5 120-150 hours
4.2
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) 5,878 (2,000) 2.94 23,240 1.5 60-80 hours
4.2
Monster Train Monster Train 3,407 (1,000) 3.41 22,356 2.1 20-25 hours
4.1
The Banner Saga 3 The Banner Saga 3 2,311 (1,000) 2.31 2,181 3.3 35-40 hours
4.1
Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition 3,178 (1,000) 3.18 22,285 1.2 80-100 hours
4.1
Pit People Pit People 4,525 (1,500) 3.02 9,236 1.4 15-20 hours
4.1
Gears Tactics Gears Tactics 11,732 (1,400) 8.38 97,328 0.3 80-100 hours
4.1
Plants vs. Zombies Plants vs. Zombies 404 (200) 2.02 183,403 7.1 15-20 hours
4.1
The Riftbreaker The Riftbreaker 2,742 (1,000) 2.74 7,088 4.0 30-35 hours
4.1
Wasteland 3 (Windows) Wasteland 3 (Windows) 7,597 (1,490) 5.10 11,595 0.1
4.1
Halo Wars 2 Halo Wars 2 5,125 (1,750) 2.93 134,328 1.0 60-80 hours
4.0
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden 5,381 (1,470) 3.66 40,235 0.7 20-25 hours
4.0
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (2018) (Windows) Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (2018) (Windows) 1,969 (1,250) 1.58 4,510 18.3 2-3 hours
4.0
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Wasteland 2: Director's Cut 2,794 (1,000) 2.79 9,142 3.7 80-100 hours
4.0
Sudden Strike 4: European Battlefields Edition Sudden Strike 4: European Battlefields Edition 8,385 (1,230) 6.82 4,235 0.4
4.0
Plague Inc: Evolved Plague Inc: Evolved 7,736 (1,800) 4.30 21,169 0.4 60-80 hours
4.0
Mount & Blade: Warband Mount & Blade: Warband 3,545 (1,000) 3.54 20,637 0.5 100-120 hours
4.0
Wasteland 3 Wasteland 3 7,328 (1,490) 4.92 47,413 0.1 120-150 hours
4.0
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition (Windows) Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition (Windows) 4,349 (1,300) 3.35 16,686 1.1 6-8 hours
4.0
X-Morph: Defense X-Morph: Defense 3,993 (1,500) 2.66 2,032 3.2 30-35 hours
4.0
Age of Wonders: Planetfall Age of Wonders: Planetfall 8,000 (1,675) 4.78 6,751 0.1
4.0
Orcs Must Die! Orcs Must Die! 488 (200) 2.44 12,570 7.0 15-20 hours
3.9
Mordheim: City of the Damned Mordheim: City of the Damned 5,926 (1,030) 5.75 2,742 0.4
3.9
Dungeon Defenders Dungeon Defenders 517 (200) 2.59 24,595 4.6 80-100 hours
3.9
The Banner Saga The Banner Saga 2,668 (1,000) 2.67 17,370 1.9 25-30 hours
3.9
Undead Horde Undead Horde 1,600 (1,000) 1.60 1,605 22.6 10-12 hours
3.9
geoDefense (WP) geoDefense (WP) 246 (200) 1.23 6,465 56.8 3-4 hours
3.9
Skulls of the Shogun Skulls of the Shogun 1,208 (400) 3.02 2,548 2.5 25-30 hours
3.9
Dungeon of the Endless Dungeon of the Endless 5,182 (1,000) 5.18 5,305 0.6 100-120 hours
3.8
Halo Wars Halo Wars 2,536 (1,200) 2.11 186,932 2.9 80-100 hours
3.8
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 1,874 (1,000) 1.87 158,076 9.3 20-25 hours
3.8
Skulls of the Shogun (WP) Skulls of the Shogun (WP) 678 (200) 3.39 2,258 2.1 15-20 hours
3.8
Record of Agarest War Zero Record of Agarest War Zero 3,484 (1,000) 3.48 2,170 2.1
3.8
Aven Colony Aven Colony 2,188 (1,000) 2.19 9,454 6.3 20-25 hours
3.8
Rise of Nations: Extended Edition (Windows) Rise of Nations: Extended Edition (Windows) 4,598 (1,000) 4.60 4,757 1.5 60-80 hours
3.8
Toy Soldiers (PC) Toy Soldiers (PC) 638 (285) 2.24 1,626 9.3 20-25 hours
3.8
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (Windows) Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (Windows) 1,855 (1,250) 1.48 16,760 16.9 2-3 hours
3.8
Armello Armello 3,888 (1,000) 3.89 7,325 1.1 40-50 hours
3.8
Toy Soldiers Toy Soldiers 675 (300) 2.25 50,794 2.5 8-10 hours
3.8
The Escapists 2 The Escapists 2 7,492 (1,750) 4.28 53,605 0.5 20-25 hours
3.8
geoDefense Swarm (WP) geoDefense Swarm (WP) 290 (200) 1.45 5,187 38.4 4-5 hours
3.8
Dungeons 3 Dungeons 3 3,445 (1,000) 3.45 9,223 2.2 35-40 hours
3.8
Skulls of the Shogun (Windows) Skulls of the Shogun (Windows) 655 (200) 3.28 1,217 2.9
3.8
Record of Agarest War Record of Agarest War 2,963 (1,000) 2.96 4,987 2.0 150-200 hours
3.7
Brütal Legend Brütal Legend 2,971 (1,090) 2.73 113,309 1.8 40-50 hours
3.7
Defense Grid 2 Defense Grid 2 2,231 (1,000) 2.23 79,564 4.8 25-30 hours
3.7
Worms 2: Armageddon Worms 2: Armageddon 925 (350) 2.64 45,703 1.2 20-25 hours
3.7
Zombies!!! (WP) Zombies!!! (WP) 335 (250) 1.34 1,539 22.0 6-8 hours
3.7
Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder 1,886 (1,000) 1.89 2,686 15.6 6-8 hours
3.7
Bad North Bad North 3,093 (1,000) 3.09 20,998 2.3 15-20 hours
3.7
Red Alert 3: Commander's Challenge Red Alert 3: Commander's Challenge 567 (200) 2.84 4,548 6.4 40-50 hours
3.7
Iron Brigade (PC) Iron Brigade (PC) 607 (250) 2.43 1,260 6.6
3.7
Sanctum 2 Sanctum 2 1,360 (500) 2.72 3,344 2.1 30-35 hours
3.7
The Banner Saga 2 The Banner Saga 2 3,937 (1,250) 3.15 8,509 0.6 20-25 hours
3.7
Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector 3,336 (1,000) 3.34 11,105 2.1 20-25 hours
3.6
South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play! South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play! 285 (200) 1.43 36,046 16.4 6-8 hours
3.6
Spectral Force 3: Innocent Rage Spectral Force 3: Innocent Rage 1,521 (1,000) 1.52 1,509 10.5
3.6
Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath 2,282 (1,000) 2.28 20,010 3.4 60-80 hours
3.6
Peaky Blinders: Mastermind Peaky Blinders: Mastermind 2,105 (1,000) 2.11 1,495 12.9 8-10 hours
3.6
RISK: Factions RISK: Factions 384 (200) 1.92 29,709 7.5 8-10 hours
3.6
Chess Ultra Chess Ultra 3,145 (1,000) 3.14 5,885 2.3 6-8 hours
3.6
Worms: Revolution Worms: Revolution 1,643 (450) 3.65 11,561 1.0 20-25 hours
3.6
Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment 295 (200) 1.47 5,550 20.5 12-15 hours
3.6
Anomaly: Warzone Earth Anomaly: Warzone Earth 337 (200) 1.68 2,077 19.1 8-10 hours
3.6
Worms W.M.D. Worms W.M.D. 7,227 (1,000) 7.23 63,141 0.2 40-50 hours
3.6
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (WP) Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (WP) 285 (200) 1.42 6,179 39.6 4-5 hours
3.6
Minion Masters Minion Masters 2,221 (1,000) 2.22 12,029 2.6 80-100 hours
3.5
Wargroove Wargroove 9,311 (1,000) 9.31 28,133 0.4 60-80 hours
3.5
R.U.S.E. R.U.S.E. 4,304 (1,000) 4.30 15,027 0.4 60-80 hours
3.5
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 2,576 (1,000) 2.58 33,653 3.4 40-50 hours
3.5
Toy Soldiers Cold War: Touch Edition (Windows) Toy Soldiers Cold War: Touch Edition (Windows) 391 (200) 1.96 453 15.5 12-15 hours
3.5
Space Hulk: Tactics Space Hulk: Tactics 3,603 (1,000) 3.60 3,859 1.5 20-25 hours
3.5
The Escapists The Escapists 6,438 (2,000) 3.22 52,415 1.5 20-25 hours
3.5
Worms Worms 294 (200) 1.47 82,819 18.7 8-10 hours
3.5
Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires 1,583 (1,000) 1.58 11,232 27.0 15-20 hours
3.5
Defense Grid: The Awakening Defense Grid: The Awakening 731 (300) 2.44 88,992 1.7 8-10 hours
3.5
History Legends of War History Legends of War 1,597 (1,000) 1.60 752 25.4 10-12 hours
3.5
Operation Darkness Operation Darkness 3,066 (1,000) 3.07 3,834 5.6 40-50 hours
3.5
Dragon Mania Legends (WP) Dragon Mania Legends (WP) 309 (200) 1.55 8,534 16.0 40-50 hours
3.5
RISK (Xbox 360) RISK (Xbox 360) 1,721 (1,000) 1.72 1,588 11.8 8-10 hours
3.5
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator Totally Accurate Battle Simulator 3,441 (1,000) 3.44 22,662 4.3 8-10 hours
3.5
World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap 5,465 (1,250) 4.37 33,378 1.3 80-100 hours
3.5
RISK (WP) RISK (WP) 254 (200) 1.27 3,284 42.0 5-6 hours
3.5
Zombies!!! (Windows) Zombies!!! (Windows) 272 (200) 1.36 586 42.3 3-4 hours
3.4
Fortified Fortified 3,457 (1,000) 3.46 3,201 1.8 50-60 hours
3.4