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Top 5 Best Free Xbox One Games

We’ve narrowed down a huge list of the best free Xbox One games, available right now on the Microsoft store, right from your dashboard.

We all like getting something without paying. Buying a PC or console can be pricey, and purchasing the hottest games only inflates your gaming budget.

Luckily, those people that develop games have been releasing games that cover all genres for free – although it does not include in-game cosmetic purchases if you decide to purchase them. Beware the DLC trap…

However, this article will discuss a list of the best free Xbox One games for budget-conscious gamers who are looking for a way to get hours of excitement and entertainment out of their Xbox One without spending.

This year has seen substantial headway made in gaming technology and next-gen console games. We don’t want to enjoy these games alone, and we think it is good to share them with you so that you can also have fun for zero down dollars!

1.      ROBLOX


Roblox is an action-adventure game developed by the Roblox Corporation. This game is also compatible with Microsoft Windows, and it requires 1.8 GHz processor and 512 MB of Ram in case you want to download it for the PC platform.  In this game, players can customize the character that they like to play by choosing different things from the catalogue. This game allows its millions of users to create and share their 3D games and experiences. This classic piece provides its user with hours of exploring, socializing, playing and even making real-life money through your creations.   


Neverwinter free - Xbox One

Cryptic Studios developed this role-playing game, available on Xbox in 2015 – and it still has a massive fan base years later. The game features real-time combat and a wealth of iconic Dragons and Dungeons locales and monsters. Neverwinter is fiction based on Forgotten Realms of Neverwinter from Dragons and Dungeons, but it is a single game that is not part of preceding Neverwinter Night series.

In this thrilling game, astral diamonds are the most useful currency types. They work in synergy with Zen, which is the original money currency in Neverwinter. Every player will need this currency for specific services in the game, including time-savers and auction house as you play. Players need the diamond as well because it helps the player to speed up the completion process of some activities in the game.         


Free download - Star Trek Online

Perpetual Entertainment initially created this game, but later Cryptic Studios picked up the game from scratch and unveiled on February 2, 2010.  Star Trek Online featured on-foot and spaceship battles and was split between ground combat and ship combat, where gamers take the role of an ensign that has received a battleground promotion to captain during a Borg Invasion.

The game places players in charge of their ship and crew within one of three factions, which are the Romulan Republic, the Federation, or the Klingon Empire. Players have the chance to immerse themselves in the future of the Trek universe as it moves into the 25th century: a time of discoveries and changing alliances. 

4.      WARFRAME

Warframe Xbox One

The game initially released for Windows computers in March 2013. It is a cooperative free-to-play third-person shooter action game set in a developing sci-fi world. Warframe was developed and published by Digital Extremes. In November 2013, the game was ported to the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One in September 2014. In November 2018, Warframe was also ported to the Nintendo Switch. Currently, Warframe is in open beta, but it is planned to be ported to the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 upon these consoles’ releases.

In this game, players can run on walls, bend time like Neo from the Matrix and make portal-like wormholes to traverse the play area; this game is like no other third-person shooter game in the market.  In this game, players are able to use a variety of weapons and abilities to complete their missions. Warframe includes both player elements versus player and environment versus player. The game is supported by microtransactions (ugh), which enables gamers to purchase in-game stuff using real money, but provides the option to make them at no cost through grinding as well. 

 5.     HAPPY WARS

Xbox One - Free Games - Happy Wars

Toylogic developed this action-packed online multiplayer video game. It is a role-playing strategy game whereby players can play with up to thirty players in one online session. In Happy Wars, two teams of fifteen players each engage in massive fantasy-themed melee battle in an attempt to knock down the opposing team’s castle while defending their castle as well.

Happy Wars was initially released for the Xbox 360 on October 12, 2012, on the Xbox Live Arcade. On May 28, 2014, the game was released for Microsoft Windows but discontinued on December 17, 2018; due to the availability of the online marketplaces of these platforms and service to these platforms. On April 24, 2015, the Xbox One version was unveiled and is the only platform gamers can play the game on now.

If you want to get your hands on these free games, just sign up for Xbox Live and go to the Microsoft store!

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Jamie binge watches the series we don't want to, and plays the games we love and hate. He's taken one for the collective team many times. Most notably, The Velocipastor was his worst ever movie, and his favorite is The Shawshank Redemption. You will find Jamie in the Entertainment aisle of, giving you the scoop on the latest games, movies and all that good stuff.

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