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The Best Xbox One Platformer Games  

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

One of the newest Xbox One games that fits this classic genre is Dead Cells. Released in 2018, this game takes you through procedurally generated levels that offer intense challenges that really feel satisfying when you rise above them. If you've never played Cuphead, it's a must-play platformer for any Xbox One owner. Other options for fun platform games on Xbox One include Unravel 2, My Memory Of Us, and Inside.

Not every platform game on this list is an Xbox One original - take A Hat In Time for example, which came out in 2017. However, all these platform games are currently available on the Xbox Marketplace, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite platform 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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Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2017
Cuphead is a run and gun video game developed and published by StudioMDHR. Announced in 2013, the game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One in September 2017, for macOS in October ...more
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Ori and the Blind Forest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2014
Ori and the Blind Forest is a platform-adventure Metroidvania video game developed by Moon Studios and published by Microsoft Studios. The game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One on ...more
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Unravel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2016
Unravel is a puzzle platform video game developed by the Swedish company Coldwood Interactive and published by Electronic Arts. It was announced on 15 June 2015 and released in February 2016 for ...more
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Rayman Legends is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2013
Rayman Legends is a 2013 platform game developed by Ubisoft Montpellier and published by Ubisoft. It is the fifth main title in the Rayman series and the direct sequel to the 2011 game Rayman ...more
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Dead Cells is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2018
Dead Cells is a roguelike-metroidvania hybrid video game developed and published by Motion Twin. Following about a year in early access, Dead Cells was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, ...more
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Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2017
Sonic Mania is a 2017 side-scrolling platform game published by Sega. An installment in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, the story follows Sonic the Hedgehog and his companions Tails and Knuckles ...more
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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilog... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2017
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is a platform video game compilation developed by Vicarious Visions and published by Activision. It is a collection of remasters of the first three titles in the ...more
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Terraria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2011
Terraria is an action-adventure sandbox indie video game series, developed by game studio Re-Logic and released on Microsoft Windows, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Windows Phone, Android, and ...more
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Child of Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Child Of Light 2014
Child of Light is a platforming role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox ...more
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My Memory Of Us is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
My Memory Of Us 2018
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A Hat in Time is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
A Hat in Time 2017
A Hat in Time is a platform action-adventure video game developed by Gears for Breakfast for macOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The gameplay style has been described by ...more
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Flipping Death is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Flipping Death 2018
13
Never Alone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Never Alone 2014
Never Alone, also known as Kisima Inŋitchuŋa ("I am not alone"), is a puzzle-platformer adventure video game developed by Upper One Games and published by E-Line Media based on the ...more
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Little Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2017
Little Nightmares is a puzzle-platformer horror adventure game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and ...more
15
Mega Man X Legacy Collection is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2018
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Limbo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2010
Limbo is a puzzle-platform video game, the first title by independent Danish game developer Playdead. The game was released in July 2010 as a platform exclusive title on Xbox Live Arcade, and ...more
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Celeste is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2018
Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later ...more
18
Inside is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2016
Inside (stylized as INSIDE) is a puzzle-platformer adventure game developed and published by Playdead in 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. The game was released for iOS in ...more
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Shovel Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Shovel Knight 2014
Shovel Knight is a 2D side-scrolling platform game developed and published by Yacht Club Games. This is their first game. Following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, the game was ...more
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Unravel Two is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2018
Unravel Two is a puzzle platform video game developed by Swedish studio Coldwood Interactive and published by Electronic Arts under the EA Originals label. It was released on 9 June 2018 for ...more
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Strider is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Strider Jan 01 2014
Strider is a platform action-adventure game developed by Double Helix Games and Capcom's Osaka studio. It was released in February 2014 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One ...more
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Dex is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
Dex Jun 01 2014
Dex is an upcoming indie video game in development by Dreadlocks Ltd. It will be a side-scrolling cyberpunk action role-playing game. The game is scheduled to be released in 2015. The game was ...more
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2014
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a puzzle adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montpellier and published by Ubisoft. The game is inspired by letters written during World War I and has four ...more
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Shadow Complex is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2009
Shadow Complex is a 2009 platform-adventure video game developed by Chair Entertainment in association with Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox Live Arcade. The game ...more
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Guacamelee! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox One Platformer Games
2013
Guacamelee! is a 2013 action platforming video game developed and published by DrinkBox Studios. The game was originally released for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in April 2013, and was ...more