All Hail Minecraft: The New King of Xbox Live

October 25, 2012 -

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has managed to do something that no other Xbox Live Arcade has been able to do in the history of Xbox Live: beat a serious AAA retail first-person shooter. Xbox Live activity for the week of October 15 shows that the Xbox Live Arcade dentition of the game managed to beat some pretty powerful competition including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, FIFA Soccer 13, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Borderlands 2, Halo: Reach, Battlefield 3, and many other popular games.

The game also managed to top the Xbox Live Arcade charts for the week too. A full rundown of Xbox Live activity for the week of October 15 can be found below:

Top Xbox 360 Live titles (based on unique users)

  1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  3. FIFA Soccer 13
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  5. Borderlands 2
  6. Halo: Reach
  7. Battlefield 3
  8. Modern Warfare 2
  9. Madden NFL 13
  10. NBA 2K13
  11. Happy Wars
  12. Skyrim
  13. Gears of War 3
  14. Resident Evil 6
  15. GTA IV
  16. FIFA 12
  17. Forza Motorsport 4
  18. Dishonored
  19. EA SPORTS NHL13
  20. Halo 3

Top Arcade titles (full versions purchased)

  1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  2. The Walking Dead
  3. Sonic Adventure 2
  4. Trials Evolution
  5. Serious Sam 3: BFE
  6. Worms Revolution
  7. Counter-Strike: GO
  8. Pinball FX2
  9. Zombie Driver HD
  10. Trials HD
  11. Castle Crashers
  12. Naughty Bear Panic in Paradise
  13. Mark of the Ninja
  14. Magic 2013
  15. Nexuiz
  16. Jet Set Radio
  17. Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  18. Fruit Ninja Kinect
  19. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
  20. Toy Soldiers

Top Indie games (full versions purchased)

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

Games for Windows top Live titles (based on unique users)

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

Source: C&VG


Comments

Re: All Hail Minecraft: The New King of Xbox Live

HOW?

Re: All Hail Minecraft: The New King of Xbox Live

because a LOT of people play it, play it again, and then again.

I've been playing it since mid-alpha. My wife and I now play it almost every night.

Re: All Hail Minecraft: The New King of Xbox Live

Because people love Minecraft.

 
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