Nielsen Media says Second Life is second most played PC title

Thursday, 7th May 2009 21:44 GMT By Stephany Nunneley


Nielsen Media Research says that out of 180,000 homes in the USA, Second Life is the second most played title on PC behind World of Warcraft.

Weekly usage for the game averages 760 minutes per user while World of Warcraft users spend 653 minutes per week playing.

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic was third, Civ IV fourth, and Bookworm fifth.

The full chart is over on Massively.



  1. Syrok

    Yes, that picture is much better. ;)

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Stephany Nunneley

    Thanks! :-) I was in a major hurry before to get back to the ActiBlizz conf. call.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. fearmonkey

    I don’t know anyone personally that has even ever tried second life.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Michael O'Connor

    *waves to fearmonkey*

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Cort

    For a second there I thought that said “Nelson Mandela says…”. Now wouldn’t THAT be cool?

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Stephany Nunneley

    Great. Now every time I look at it I “see” Nelson Mandela, Cort! :-D

    #6 6 years ago

    What about Mine Sweeper!?

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Cort

    I like to share my burdens.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Mike

    Nissan Main Dealer.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Blerk


    #10 6 years ago
  11. Tonka


    #11 6 years ago

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