Metacritic Reveals Its Top 10 Highest Rated Xbox Games For 2020

Metacritic has compiled a list of the top ten games for both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S according to aggregated ratings from critics, celebrating a fantastic selection of games that graced our consoles last year.

It's an eye-opener to an amazing selection of games, many of which we'd forgotten about. There's also a great mix of genres in the offering, from the brilliant Tetris Effect: Connected to the brutal, gory action of the DOOM Eternal. We've compiled the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S into one definitive list.

Here's the full list and their Metacritic average:

  1. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition - 91
  2. F1 2020 - 91
  3. Ori and the Will of the Wisps - 90
  4. Yakuza 0 - 90
  5. Yakuza: Like a Dragon - 89
  6. Tetris Effect: Connected - 88
  7. DOOM Eternal - 88
  8. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 - 88
  9. Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition - 87
  10. Huntdown - 87

The highest rated Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S game of the year was technically Tetris Effect: Connected (Yakuza: Like a Dragon scored 89 for Xbox One), while Call of the Sea was the highest rated "exclusive".

What do you think of the list? Do you agree with number one? Let us know in the comments below.

Please note that some external links on this page are affiliate links, which means if you click them and make a purchase we may receive a small percentage of the sale. Please read our FTC Disclosure for more information.