Xbox One had to play catch-up with Sony's PS4, following its release in late 2013 even as it had to deal with the bad press after it insisted on the digital rights management (DRM) system and usage of Kinect at all times.
But since then, Microsoft has listened to fans and is giving PS4 a close competition with the worldwide sales. Even though, the NPD figures in November 2015 revealed PS4 winning over Xbox One, it was a good month for Xbox One too as there was an increase in its sale.
Xbox One is Microsoft's flagship and features several new features that were not present in Xbox 360, like with the fine-tuned design of the controller, social media features, new UI and voice navigation.
Xbox One has since then bounced back announcing the New Xbox One Experience feature and fan favourite Xbox One Backward Compatibility feature that allowed players to experience Xbox 360 games in Xbox One, with over 100 titles to chose.
It also dropped its price and must-have Kinect systems from its bundle, making many players opt for it instead of PS4.
Microsoft had revealed in November 2014 that it had shipped more than 10 million units worldwide. Xbox One also enjoyed a good line up of games with some of them being exclusive to the console.
Below is a list of some of the top 5 games on Xbox One in 2015:
Ori and the Blind Forest
This game from developer Moon Studios was released exclusively for Xbox One and PC in March 2015.
This magical game allows players to control a guardian spirit called Ori, and can pair with another spirit called Sein, and players are tasked to solve puzzles to move from one platform to another.
The game fearured a new system called 'soul links' that let players save at will and upgrade the Ori's skills.
The game has been praised by its critics, with Game Informer stating that there is not even a single "bad moment" in the game.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the open world fantasy RPG from the Poland-based CD Projekt RED where players are on the journey of Geralt of Rivia, the game's protagonist to find his lover Yennefer.
This game, which released on May 2015 received critical acclaim, bagging several awards at Golden Joystick, The Game Awards 2014. It was voted the Game of the Year in The Game Awards 2015.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
As developer Crystal Dynamics returns to the action-adventure game, we see Lara Croft battling enemies and completing various puzzles in this reboot video game from 2013 video game Tomb Raider.
Rise of the Tomb Raider features day-night cycle, crafting system, weather system, mobility and combat tactics, and includes the option for stealth and sneak attacks.
The game has been received positively by critics and is a timed exclusive for Xbox platforms. It was released on 10 November, 2015.
One of the most popular games that were released in 2015 was Fallout 4. This game was set in the post-apocalyptic world of Boston, Massachusetts.
The game allows players to traverse the Wasteland in search of materials that allows players to craft and use them to build settlements. They get companions like Dogmeat for their journey.
The game was developed by Bethesda in November 2015 with minimum advertisement. The game sold over 12 million in the first 24 hours.
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
Legendary developer Hideo Kojima's last video game for Konami had all the ingredients that Konami wanted to make its fans love the game.
Players trek through the great expanse of Africa and Afghanistan where they are tasked to collect intelligence, rescue prisoners and build home bases that will let players develop weapons and items.
The game also included two new multiplayer modes. It was released on 1 September, 2015, and has been a critically acclaimed video game.