PlayStation 4 stepped into new year with strong holiday sales, and one can easily guarantee a successful year for Sony. But accessing the performance of Xbox One indicates that even if it stayed second in sales, the gaming console has made a few milestones in 2015.

Microsoft is also promising a strong lineup of Xbox One games. From action games to strategy games, Xbox One has received several major games in 2015 and the company will continue to support fans with Xbox One exclusives and backward compatibility titles.

Hottest Xbox One Games:

Those feeling paralyzed with indecision can check the most recent Xbox One games such as “Halo 5: Guardians,” “Rise of The Tomb Raider,” “Forza Motorsport 6” and “Sunset Overdrive.” Except “Rise of The Tomb Raider” by Crystal Dynamics, the three out of these four games are exclusively available for Xbox One console.

“Halo 5: Guardians,” is the latest game in the “Halo” series released on Oct. 27, 2015. “Sunset Overdrive” according to the game review by GameSpot, is one of the best looking games on the Xbox One, with greater artistic and technical level.

From Indie Developers:

There's a long history of indie developers doing notable work for the video game industry. Some of the more recent excellent examples are “Ori and the Blind Forest,” “Elite: Dangerous,” “Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings,” “Zoo Tycoon,” “Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime” “IDARB” and “ScreamRide.”

Many Xbox One owners may have not heard about some of these games. Gamers should note that “Ori and the Blind Forest” is a side-scrolling action-adventure game that puts the player into highly challenging conditions. “Elite: Dangerous” is a space simulation in which the player can make living either by trading or becoming a space pirate.

“Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings” is a popular game that debuted on PS4 and later released on Xbox One and Windows PC with some more content. With an eye-catching name “IDARB” lets up to four players play as two teams to put the ball in goal. Another game” ScreamRide” is a puzzle game that lets players design their own rides.

Xbox 360 games for the Xbox One:

At E3 in June, 2015 Microsoft’s Xbox Chief Phil Spencer announced backwards compatibility and later added more than 100 backwards compatible titles for Xbox One. According to Microsoft Xbox, currently the store has more than 100 Xbox 360 games ready to play on Xbox One.Those who love Xbox 360 games such as “Assassin's Creed 2,” “Fallout 3,” “Halo: Reach,” “Spelunky” and “Mirror's Edge” are now available to play on Xbox One.

Multiplatform games for Xbox One:

A large number of games are available on different platforms. Some of the best Xbox One multiplatform games are listed here that players can pick for their console. Multiplatform games for Xbox One include “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” “Assassin's Creed Syndicate,” “Madden NFL 16,” “Destiny: The Taken King,” “FIFA 16,” “Wolfenstein: The New Order,” “NBA 2K16,” “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” and the popular “Fallout 4.”

This list should give players many Xbox One games to play for a long run, but those already wondering what's coming next for Xbox One in 2016, can take a look at the most exciting games expected to release in the coming year.

Phil Spencer Discusses 2015 (Credit: YouTube/Xbox)