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The Best Xbox One Building Games

Updated October 6, 2020 2.7k votes 447 voters 31.3k views25 items

When it comes to good building games for Xbox One, there is a pretty good amount of variety. For that reason, we're ranking the best Xbox One building games, with the help of your votes. 

From planning to construction to management and more, building games let us create a virtual world (sometimes quite literally) from the ground up. One of the newest Xbox One games that has you building from the ground up is State Of Decay 2. Released in 2018, this newest installment in the State of Decay series brings back the base building with a new twist. If you've never played Surviving Mars, it's a must-play building game for any Xbox One owner. Other options include Tropico 5, The Sims 4, and Fallout 4.

Not every building game on this list is an Xbox One original - take Kerbal Space Program for example, which came out in 2015. However, all these building games are currently available on the Xbox Marketplace, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite building game for Xbox One, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide if you're looking for more titles to play.

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    Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Open World, Action, Survival

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    Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Action-Adventure

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    Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Action, Survival, MMO

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    Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)City Building

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    No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Adventure

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    Astroneer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Open World, Adventure

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    Prison Architect is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Simulation, Strategy

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    Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Simulation, RPG

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    State Of Decay 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival, Action, Zombies

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    7 Days To Die is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival Horror, Crafting

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    The Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Life Simulation

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    Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Survival

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    Tropico 6 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Construction and management simulation, government simulation

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    Planetbase is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Indie, simulation, strategy

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    Surviving Mars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)World Building

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    Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Space Construction Simulation, Space Flight Simulator

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    Planet Coaster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Construction and management simulation

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    Tropico 5 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Government Simulation, Construction Simulation

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    Valhalla Hills is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Strategy, City Building

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    Fallout Shelter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival, Building

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    Lego Worlds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Open World, Building

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    State of Decay is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival

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    Robocraft is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Building, Action

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    Constructor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games

    Genres (Video game)Construction Simulator

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    Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox One Building Games
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    Genres (Video game)Survival

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