Xbox One Stealth Games You Need To Play

#5 Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
  • Developer: Mimimi Productions
  • Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: August 1, 2017

If you enjoy tactical stealth games then Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is one title that you won’t want to miss out on. The game takes place during the Edo period in Japan where players will control a variety of deadly warriors who must sneak through the levels and eliminate enemies. Taking a stealth approach isn’t just an option as you’ll greatly depend on it for your survival. Ultimately, you’ll need to think carefully how to execute your mission and perform things a bit patiently.

Likewise, the game not only is full of Japanese history but the cast of characters you’ll meet along the way have their own unique characteristics that make the overall narrative a joy to see unfold. We even gave a breakdown as to why you shouldn’t pass up on this game which you can read right here.


#4 Tomb Raider Series
  • Developer: Crystal Dynamics
  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: March 5, 2013

Tomb Raider has been around for years since its release on the original PlayStation. However, developers Crystal Dynamics gave the video game title a proper reboot showing Lara Croft as a vulnerable young woman trapped alone on a hostile island.

It’s through this adventure title that Lara Croft becomes the famed tough Tomb Raider who must stop supernatural entities and opposing forces while using the element of surprise to her advantage.

Rise of the Tomb Raider tells the story of Lara Croft who has become labeled insane with the organization Trinity covering up the events that took place in Yamatai. Now to prove she’s not insane, Lara Croft must make her way into the ancient city of Kitezh.

What the city contains may prove to be something of use in order to prove to those who’ve doubted her. Unlike Tomb Raider, this latest installment has Lara Croft with a few well-tuned skills in which she can put to use.


#3 Dishonored 2
  • Developer: Arkane Studios
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: November 11, 2016

Dishonored 2 is an action-adventure stealth video game title that takes place fifteen years after the events of Dishonored.

Within Dishonored 2, Empress Emily Kaldwin is deposed by an otherworldly usurper. Players at the start of the video game will have the option to go through the video game as either Emily Kaldwin or her father and bodyguard Corvo Attano.

Both characters will have abilities which can be forfeited as the game story will offer a wide variety of ways to progress through the game. Players can opt to go with a more stealth or action-filled approach as they attempt to reclaim the throne to its rightful owner, Emily Kaldwin.

However, the game is a bit more rewarding and oftentimes easier to keep a low profile and quietly take out your enemies. This will require the use of sneaking around corridors and planning out your kills.


#2 Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Developer: Rocksteady Studios
  • Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: June 23, 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight is one title not to miss out on. The video game acts as a sequel to the Arkham City release where the game picks up one year following the previous title events.

Within the game, Scarecrow had unleashed an attack on Gotham City causing a massive evacuation. Teamed up with a mysterious enemy known as the Arkham Knight, Batman is left within a barren city filled with his greatest foes.

Much like Batman: Arkham City, Arkham Knight allows players to freely transverse through the world map and take on additional side missions. As the Dark Knight players will stick to the shadows with the game taking place during the night.


#1 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Developer: Kojima Productions
  • Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
  • Release: September 1, 2015

Taking place after the events of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, players can enjoy the last installment of the beloved franchise in which was directed under Hideo Kojima. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain follows Snake as he goes through a new mission that takes him to a Soviet-occupied Afghanistan territory.

During the journey, Snake seeks his revenge on those who destroyed his forces during the ending of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, however, to do so, Snake will be exploring an open world environment.

While players have a large environment to roam around, the bases and missions will have a number of foes to take down. How you choose to get rid of them is up to you, but there is a variety of tools and weaponry available which compliments stealth gameplay.