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1Best sim games

Prefer your games with a little more realism? Perhaps you need a simulation game.

Escapism is all well and good, but sometimes you don’t want to get lost in a fantasy world filled with orcs and fairies. Sometimes you want to be able to live out your wildest – and most realistic – dreams. And that’s where sim games come in. Want to go fishing in a faraway, exotic lake and catch the biggest fish known to man? Or how about get under the hood of a fancy car you know you’ll never be able to afford in real life? Perhaps you simply want to tinker around inside a PC without the fear of breaking anything. There’s plenty of simulation games on Xbox One, and there’s likely one to suit your needs.

Click on through to see our picks of the best simulation games on Xbox One. From managing a theme park to driving a train or hauling cargo on a truck through the snow, there’s something for you.

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Editor in chief // Kim's been into video games since playing Dizzy on her brother's Commodore 64 as a nipper. She'll give just about anything a go, but she's got a particular soft spot for indie adventures. If she's not gaming, she'll be building Lego, reading a thriller, watching something spooky or... asleep. She does love to sleep.