5 Of The Best Mature Rated Games You Can Play On Xbox One

M for Mature.
M for Mature. 2K Games

For many people, playing video games is childish. That is far from the truth. The are a lot of games that should only be played by adults. Generally a video game that gets the "Mature" rating means that it can only be played for those aged 17 years and above. These games have more intense portrayals when it comes to violence, and use of strong language, among others.

Today we list down some of the video games rated "Mature" that you can play right now on Xbox One.

Borderlands 3

We start this list with the recently released Borderlands 3. The game is starting to become one of the best sequels there is. In Borderlands 3, you need to stop the fanatical Calypso Twins from their goal of uniting all the bandit clans to claim the ultimate power in the universe. This time around, you can choose one of four Vault Hunters. Each Vault Haunter offers unique abilities, deep skill trees, and a lot of personalization options. There are also new worlds to be discovered beyond Pandora and each location has unique environments to explore and a ton of enemies to destory.

Be the best vault hunter there is.
Be the best vault hunter there is. 2K Games

Grand Theft Auto V

We can't talk about mature games and not include the GTA franchise. Released in 2013, GTA 5 offers what may be the most diverse and dynamic open world ever created. In addition, it has been packed with layers of added detail. The game takes you to Los Santos, a sprawling sun-soaked metropolis that was once envied by the Western World but is now trying its best to continue existing in a period of economic uncertainty. It manages to combine gameplay and storytelling in different ways with players being able to jump repeatedly in and out of the lives of its three lead characters.

A life of crime x3.
A life of crime x3. Rockstar Games

Resident Evil: Revelations 2

This newest story in the Revelations Saga brings back fan favorite Claire, the survivor of Raccoon City. It also introduces Moria, daughter of legend Barry Burton. The two are knocked unconscious only to awake later in an abandoned and dark detention facility. They need to work together in order to know who took them and find out what is going on. Players can switch between the two characters and play in single player mode or partner with an AI. Players can even play offline co-op. In the game, players also get to meet a new kind of enemy. Known as the Afflicted, these are not like the mindless zombies that you are familiar with. In addition to being able to move fast, these creature can also attack using basic weapons.

New story and new creatures.
New story and new creatures. Capcom

Styx: Shards of Darkness

Not many people know about Styx: Shards of Darkness. This stealth video game is in fact a sequel to Styx: Master of Shadows. However, it is the third game that is set in the fictional world of the Of Orcs and Men series. In the game, players can use diverse abilities and improved stealth mechanics like grapple and climb in order to reach unfamiliar ground. Players can also drop-in/drop-out of co-op Mode with a friend as they sneak and stab their way through missions at any point within the game.

Use skills that kill.
Use skills that kill. Maximum Games

State of Decay 2

When it comes to zombies, State of Decay 2 is another good option for a game. It is the the ultimate open world zombie survival game that has four player co-op to establish a base, develop their characters, and manage resources in order to survive a post-apocalyptic world.

Do your best to survive.
Do your best to survive. American Game Factory
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