Top Xbox LIVE games and top Games for Windows LIVE

Major Nelson has revealed the most popular games on Microsoft’s service in 2012

January 23, 2013
Xbox 360 LIVE

Venerable Xbox LIVE community manager Major Nelson (aka Larry Hyrb) has posted up a list of the top Xbox LIVE games played in 2012, as measured by their unique users and full versions purchased between 1 January and 31 December 2012.

The Major also posted a list of the top played games on Xbox LIVE’s sister service, Games for Windows LIVE.

These lists are based on global average unique users per day connected to Xbox Live or in the case of Arcade and Indie Games, full versions purchased during 2012.

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on average UU’s per day)

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  3. Halo 4
  4. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  6. FIFA Soccer 13
  7. FIFA Soccer 12
  8. Battlefield 3
  9. Halo: Reach
  10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  11. Borderlands 2
  12. Assassin’s Creed III
  13. Skyrim
  14. Madden NFL 13
  15. Gears of War 3
  16. NBA 2K13
  17. NBA 2K12
  18. Far Cry 3
  19. Grand Theft Auto IV
  20. Forza Motorsport 4

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)

  1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  2. Trials Evolution
  3. The Walking Dead
  4. Pinball FX2
  5. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  6. Castle Crashers
  7. Gotham City Impostors
  8. I Am Alive
  9. Fruit Ninja Kinect
  10. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD
  11. Trials HD
  12. Magic 2013
  13. Fez
  14. Dungeon Defenders
  15. Alan Wake’s American Nightmare
  16. Peggle
  17. The Simpsons Arcade Game
  18. REAL STEEL
  19. Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  20. Full House Poker

The above list is based on full versions purchased.

Top Indie Games (Full Versions purchased)

  1. CastleMiner Z
  2. CastleMiner
  3. Total Miner: Forge
  4. Avatar Deathmatch
  5. FortressCraft Chapter 1
  6. Murder Miners
  7. The Impossible Game
  8. Avatar Laser Wars 2
  9. The $1 Zombie Game
  10. Avatar Paintball
  11. Avatar Legends
  12. Fortress Wars
  13. Miner Of Duty
  14. Miner4Ever
  15. Avatar Laser Wars
  16. End Of Days: Infected vs Mercs
  17. Toy Stunt Bike 2
  18. Flight Adventure 2
  19. Don’t Die Dateless, Dummy!
  20. Block World

The above list is based on full versions purchased.

Games for Windows Top LIVE Titles (based on average UU’s per day)

  1. GTA IV
  2. Dark Souls Prepare to Die Edition
  3. Age of Empires Online
  4. Batman Arkham City
  5. Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition
  6. Microsoft Flight
  7. DiRT 3
  8. F1 2011
  9. Resident Evil 5
  10. Fallout 3
  11. Batman: Arkham Asylum
  12. Fable III
  13. Bioshock 2
  14. Gotham City Impostors
  15. Colin McRae : Dirt 2
  16. Bulletstorm
  17. Street Fighter X Tekken
  18. Resident Evil Raccoon City
  19. F1 2010
  20. Street Fighter IV

Which of the games on the lists have you been playing? Let us know in the comments below and on the MyGaming forum.

Source: Major Nelson

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