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Microsoft Reveals Live Activity For Early November

by Jeff Cork on Nov 20, 2010 at 06:41 AM

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Microsoft's Major Nelson has revealed a bunch of stats from earlier this month, which is sure to be interesting to people who enjoy bunches of stats. Especially for people who are oddly fixated on things that happened the week of November 8.

First up is Xbox Live activity. In its first week, Call of Duty: Black Ops wrenched the title from older sibling Modern Warfare 2, while Halo: Reach watched on from third place. Here's that raw data:

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on unique users)
1    Call of Duty: Black Ops
2    Modern Warfare 2
3    Halo: Reach
4    FIFA Soccer 11
5    Fable III
6    Fallout: New Vegas
7    Call of Duty: WaW
8    Madden NFL 11
9    Call of Duty 4
10   Halo 3
11   NBA 2K11
12   GTA IV
13   Red Dead Redemption
14   Gears of War 2
15   Battlefield: Bad Co. 2
16   Kinect Adventures!
17   Medal of Honor
18   NHL 11
19   Forza Motorsport 3
20   FIFA 10

Scott Pilgrim, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Guwange were the most popular XBLA games during that period.

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)
1    SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD: THE GAME
2    Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Decade Duels
3    Guwange
4    Super Meat Boy
5    Faery: Legends of Avalon
6    DEAD RISING 2: CASE ZERO
7    Plants vs. Zombies
8    RISK: FACTIONS
9    THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2002 UNLIMITED MATCH
10   LIMBO
11   Trials HD
12   Peggle
13   Castle Crashers
14   SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 Episode I
15   Bloody Good Time
16   Sonic Adventure
17   Game Room
18   Snoopy Flying Ace
19   3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2
20   Family Game Night

**Combined sales of all Game Room titles

 
Here's how indie games stacked up:

Top Indie Games (Full Versions purchased)
1   Nuclear Wasteland
2   I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1
3   radiangames Fireball
4   THE ZOMBIE SHOTGUN MASSACRE 2
5   The Impossible Game
6   Get Rich or Die Gaming
7   The TEMPURA of the DEAD
8   Avatar Racedrome
9   radiangames Fluid
10  Baby Maker Extreme
11  Avatar Drop
12  Miner Dig Deep
13  Avatar Showdown
14  Physics Sandbox 2
15  Breath of Death VII
16  Home Run Challenge
17  radiangames Inferno
18  Avatar Ninja!
19  Zombie Estate
20  Game 35

Finally, here's a look at the top Games for Windows titles. One glance at this thing tells you that either PC gamers are an oddly nostalgic crew, or this Games for Windows thing isn't going so well for Microsoft...

Games for Windows Top LIVE Titles (based on unique users)
1    GTA IV
2    Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II
3    F1 2010
4    Street Fighter IV
5    Fallout 3
6    Colin McRae : Dirt 2
7    Resident Evil 5
8    Dead Rising 2
9    Halo 2
10   Bioshock 2
11   Red Faction Guerrilla
12   Lost Planet 2
13   Batman: Arkham Asylum
14   Gears of War
15   Tinker
16   FlatOut UC
17   Blacklight: Tango Down
18   Quantum of Solace
19   Battlestations: Pacific
20   Fuel