Grand Theft Auto V Takes The Top Spot On Xbox Live

by Kyle Hilliard on Oct 06, 2013 at 05:25 AM

Despite its online issues, Grand Theft Auto V still managed to jump to the top of the Xbox 360's most played list for the week September 30.

Xbox Live's Major Nelson's list, which he posted recently on his blog, tracks games played by people who are signed into Xbox Live, even if they aren't participating in multiplayer. Here's the full list for retail games, as well as the partial list for Arcade titles:

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  3. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  4. FIFA 14
  5. EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  7. Madden NFL 25
  8. GTA IV
  9. Battlefield 3
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  11. Halo 4
  12. Diablo III
  13. Skyrim
  14. Ascend: Hand of Kul
  15. Modern Warfare 2
  16. NBA 2K13
  17. EA SPORTS FIFA 14 Downloadable Demo
  18. Rainbow Six Vegas
  19. Halo: Reach
  20. Gears of War 3

Xbox Live Arcade titles

  1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  2. Terraria – Xbox 360 Edition
  3. State of Decay
  4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
  5. Castle Crashers

[Source: Major Nelson]


Our Take
Major Nelson doesn't post these lists every week, but I wish he would. It's always fascinating to see what everyone is playing, even if they're free of big surprises. It turns out when you sell $1 billion worth a game, a lot of people are going to be playing it.