November 7, 2016 6:00 AM EST

You’ve just bought an Xbox One and maybe a game or two, but now you’re wondering what else to pick up. Or maybe you’re on the fence and leaning in Microsoft’s direction. Or maybe you just want to compare notes.

Either way, these are the finest experiences you can only have on Microsoft’s flagship console (or Windows, since Microsoft’s doubled down on cross-play titles) as we near the end of 2016.

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