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The Best Xbox One Building Games

Updated October 6, 2020 3.2k votes 563 voters 37.4k 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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