1These are the best Metroidvania games on Xbox

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With their interconnected maps that promote exploration, we love Metroidvanias.

Thankfully there are a lot of them available on Xbox consoles. It’s true that they often require a bit of tedious backtracking, but a good Metroidvania makes sure that every trip you make is rewarding. Sometimes you’ll find a powerful piece of equipment by going off the beaten path. Other times you might discover a new skill or item that allows you to access a new area. And you should definitely keep your eyes open for secrets around every corner.

Combining platforming, adventure and light RPG elements, there’s nothing quite like getting engrossed in a good Metroidvania game. With so many of them available on Xbox consoles, however, from the One right up to Series X, knowing which ones you should prioritise playing can be a task. For that reason we’ve put together a list of the best Metroidvania games on Xbox consoles. Read on and you might just find your next favourite game

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