Attack of the Fanboy

Go figure, Modern Warfare 3 still leading online

by William Schwartz


Despite having a lackluster month of sales, and many calling for the impending crash of popularity for the shooter, Modern Warfare 3 has once again dominated the Xbox Live charts according to the recent Live Activity list on Major Nelson’s blog.  The double headed Call of Duty monster in Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops took the top two spots, with FIFA 12, Battlefield 3, and Halo: Reach rounding out the top 5.

Apparently, folks are still playing Modern Warfare 2, as it also resides in the top ten games on console.  Ahead of Skyrim, a game released two years after.

Here’s the full breakdown for the Top Ten Xbox 360 LIVE Titles and the Top Ten Arcade Titles for the beginning of April.

Top Ten Xbox Live Titles

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  3. FIFA 12
  4. Battlefield 3
  5. Halo: Reach
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  7. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  8. Gears of War 3
  9. NBA 2K12
  10. Mass Effect 3

Top Arcade Titles

  1. Fez
  2. Skullgirls
  3. I Am Alive
  4. Pinball FX 2
  5. Gotham City Imposters
  6. Castle Crashers
  7. Fruit Ninja Kinect
  8. South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge
  9. Trials HD
  10. Toy Soldiers: Cold War

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