Call of Duty series owned Xbox Live in 2011

Come in top three of the 20 most-played games last year

In a list of last year's 20 most played games on Xbox Live, the top three games have Call of Duty in their titles.


Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 placed in that order from first to third in the chart of most played games of 2011.

The figures are "based on 'Unique Users' connected to Xbox LIVE or full versions purchased between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011", explains Microsoft's Major Nelson.

Halo Reach snuck in at forth, forcing Battlefield 3 to make do with fifth on the list. Call of Duty 4 and Call of Duty World at War still made the cut though, at 14th and 20th respectively.

Here's the full list:

1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
3. Modern Warfare 2
4. Halo: Reach
5. Battlefield 3
6. Skyrim
7. Gears of War 3
8. FIFA 12
9. FIFA Soccer 11
10. Madden NFL 12
11. GTA IV
12. NBA 2K11
13. Battlefield: Bad Co. 2
14. Call of Duty 4
15. Battlefield 3 Beta
16. Halo 3
17. Gears of War 2
18. Forza Motorsport 4
19. Red Dead Redemption
20. Call of Duty: WaW

[ SOURCE: Major Nelson ]