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The Best Xbox One Simulation Games  

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List Rules Vote up the simulation games that you play the most.

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

One of the best Xbox One sim games about running your own world is Jurassic World Evolution. Released in 2018, this take on conventional strategy construction games allows you to run your own Jurassic Park and see how you can fair as a park owner. If you've never played I Am Bread, it's a must-play simulation game for any Xbox One owner, simply for the laughs it will provide. Other options include The Escapists, The Sims 4, and Elite: Dangerous.

Not every simulation game on this list is an Xbox One original - take Fallout Shelter for example, which came out in 2015 for mobile. However, all these simulation games are currently available on the Xbox Marketplace, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite simulation 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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Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
City-Building, Construction and Management Simulation
Cities: Skylines is a city-building game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is a single-player open-ended city-building simulation. Players engage in ...more
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Jurassic World Evolution is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Business Simulation
Jurassic World Evolution is a business simulation video game developed and published by Frontier Developments. The game was announced in August 2017, and was released on June 12, 2018 for ...more
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Tropico 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Tropico 5 Government Simulation, Construction and Management Simulator
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Fallout Shelter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Fallout Shelter Construction and Management Simulator
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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Simulation, Role-Playing
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more
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Elite: Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Space Trading and Combat Simulation, Space Fight Simulator
Elite: Dangerous is a space adventure, trading, and combat simulator that is the fourth release in the Elite video game series. Piloting a spaceship, the player explores a realistic 1:1 scale ...more
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Farming Simulator 17 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Simulation
Farming Simulator 17 is a farming simulation video game developed by Giants Software, which was released on October 25, 2016. The locations are based on American and European environments. ...more
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The Escapists 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
The Escapists 2 Strategy, Role-Play
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Prison Architect is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Simulation video game, Strategy video game
Prison Architect is a private prison construction and management simulation game by the British game developer Introversion Software. It was made available as a crowdfunded paid alpha pre-order ...more
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911 Operator is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
911 Operator Simulation
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Railway Empire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Simulation
Railway Empire is a tycoon simulation game released on 26 January 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Linux. The game was developed by the German studio Gaming Minds Studios and produced by ...more
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Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Kerbal Space Program Space Flight Simulation
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The Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Life Simulation
The Sims 4 is a 2014 life simulation video game developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts. The Sims 4 was originally announced on May 6, 2013, and was released in ...more
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Spintires: Mudrunner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Spintires: Mudrunner Simulation
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The Escapists is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
The Escapists Strategy, Role-Playing
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Goat Simulator is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Goat Simulator Action
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Reus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
God Game, Simulation
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I Am Bread is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
I Am Bread Action-Adventure, Simulation
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Surviving Mars is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Simulation, Strategy
Surviving Mars is a simulation video game developed by Bulgarian Haemimont Games and published by Paradox Interactive. It was released on Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on ...more
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Farming Simulator 15 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Farming Simulator 15 Simulation
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Euro Fishing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Euro Fishing Fishing
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Pure Farming 2018 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Pure Farming 2018 Simulation
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Train Sim World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Train Sim World Simulation
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Aven Colony is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Aven Colony City Building, Strategy
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Project CARS 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox One Simulation Games
Simulation, Driving
Project CARS 2 is a motorsport racing simulator video game developed by Slightly Mad Studios and published and distributed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It was released worldwide on 22 ...more