One of the appeals of Xbox exclusives is that some of the titles can also be played on a PC. Take a look at some of the most iconic games for this platform.
1. Alan Wake
Marketed as a psychological action thriller, the game was released for PC and Xbox 360 in 2010. The format follows the usual thriller television series. The game contains a total of 8 episodes where the player controls the protagonist Alan Wake as he fights the Taken.
2. Dance Central Series
This rhythm game was first released in 2010. To date, there are four games under this title. Players have to use the Kinect to play this game, a great way to exercise without going to the gym. The objective is to follow the dance moves while the Kinect tracts the movements.
3. Forza Series
The first title of this racing video game series was released in 2005. To date, there are two major sub-series called Forza Motorsport and Forza Horizon. The game emulates various real-life and modified cars. Some of the games can also be played on PC.
4. Gears of War Series
Subterranean reptile-human hybrids called Locust Horde join forces with humans to fight off their mutated cousins called The Swarm and The Lambent. The first title was released in 2006. To date, there are a total of 5 games in the series. Some can be played on PC.
5. Halo Series
The first installment was released in 2001. It follows the story of the interstellar war between an alliance of aliens called Covenant against the humans. It features the protagonists Master Chief John-117 and Cortana, and later Noble Six. The games can also be played on PC.
6. Lost Odyssey
Kaim has lost his memory so he has to fight the coming magical industrial revolution to learn of his past. Released in 2007, this role-playing game features a turn-based fighting system in a world where random enemies can appear.
7. Ori and the Blind Forest
This platforming game was released in 2015 and can also be played on PC. The protagonist Ori is a spirit guardian. He is accompanied by another character named Sein. The objective is to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles by climbing and jumping.
8. Rare Replay
Released in 2015, this is a compilation of 30 games developed by Ultimate Play the Game and Rare. Some of the games included are Battletoads, Banjo-Kazooie, Conker’s Bad Fur Day, Jetpac, Slalom, and R.C. Pro-Am.
9. Sunset Overdrive
Released in 2014, this Xbox One-exclusive open-world shooter lets the player control one of the employees of FizzCo to fight mutated humans who drank a beverage from the company. The game is set in the dystopian Sunset City.
This first-person shooter was released in 2014. The players control the Titans during a six-on-six match set in war-ravaged space colonies. It only has online multiplayer mode and no offline single-player option.