Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition pushes Modern Warfare 3 out of first place on XBL Activity charts

Thursday, 25th October 2012 17:36 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has toppled Modern Warfare 3 off of its comfortable perch atop the XBL Activity Charts.

The 360 version of the sandbox title was also once again the reigning champion on the Arcade Titles list

Xbox 360 Top Live Titles

  1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  3. EA Sports 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
  15. GTA IV
  16. FIFA 12
  17. Forza Motorsport 4
  18. Dishonored
  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 UU’s)

  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


Posted in: Microsoft Xbox 360 Xbox Live




  1. Ireland Michael

    Wow. Hahahaha!

    #1 2 years ago
  2. OlderGamer

    Nice to see but shooters of one form or another are still 11 of the top 20 games. Not that it needs to be one way or another, just saying.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. mad1723

    Impressive. I knew it was popular, but damn they are breaking every record!:)

    #3 2 years ago

    I hope Notch isn’t expecting any more ‘bags of money’ from this closed system of Microsoft’s…

    looks like there could soon be 4 CoD titles in the top 10 for the first time (I think), though.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. aseddon130

    This makes me embarrassed to be a 360 owner.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    @4 Notch doesn’t manage Minceraft anymore, and hasn’t for quite some time. Releasing the game on the 360 wasn’t his idea.

    He has more money than he’ll ever need at this point. He doesn’t care.

    #6 2 years ago

    He doesn’t care.

    And who are you? His spokesperson?

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Lounds

    I remember showing my mate minecraft and I said to him it will be the biggest game on xbox if it goes to xbox. Glad to see that the hype of COD had died for 1 month until november lol.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. MadFlavour

    Is this the first time an arcade game has ever been top of the xbox live activity chart?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Cobra951

    It must be the 1.8.2 update (from 1.7.4) that pushed it up again. New things to do.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Da Man

    O’Conner is a person who edits his posts from 2009.. to say the least. He also thinks he’s a journalist.

    Embarrassed to see Minecraft being that popular.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Gadzooks!


    Indeed, I think a lot of people were itching for creative mode.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Christopher Jack

    I don’t get the hype, you just build things, right? Occasionally get harassed by ‘creepers’.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Da Man

    Exactly, Minecraft is one of the most boring ‘videogames’ ever made.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. DrDamn

    Well deserved recognition of a developer continuing to supporting and develop their release post launch.

    You can boil a lot of games down to the same. CoD – you just shoot things, NfS – you just drive things. It’s not a game for everyone, but not everything is. It’s incredible popular and engaging for people who it clicks with though.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Gadzooks!


    I was similarly dismissive of it. Pffft, it’s just digital lego, right? Sounds boring.

    That was until I played it. Then I lost about 6 solid weeks of my life to it.

    It is incredible how a toybox with so few rules can feel like a complex living world, and give the player such a strong compulsion to make that world their own, unique place.

    Me, I’m into glass towers and imposing rigid regular geometry on structures, because I’m terminally OCD. I have friends who farm, friends who like to spelunk in dangerous caverns, friends who build Bond villain lairs, friends who love building and riding railways…

    Invite someone to your world, and it’s difficult to not follow them around saying ‘no, dont dig there please’ and ‘be really careful not to attract creepers, it’s getting dark outside and I just finished planting that flowerbed and settled the dogs down for the evening. Fancy a bit of cake?’

    This will mean nothing until you have played it. Trust me though, it’s not hype. It’s just the most creative thing to ever hit gaming.

    I’m fairly sure there’s a trial version on PC.

    #16 2 years ago

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