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Black Ops 2, Halo 4, Minecraft dominated Xbox Live activity in 2012

Along with Trials Evolution, The Walking Dead and more CoD titles

The Call of Duty series is predictably the dominant force in Microsoft's 2012 Xbox Live Activity charts.

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Black Ops 2 and Modern Warfare 3 beat down competitors as the top two most played Xbox Live-connected games last year, forcing Halo 4 to settle for third, and pushing Minecraft: Xbox Edition down to fourth.

Minecraft placed first, however, on the Xbox Live Arcade-only list, beating Trials Evolution and The Walking Dead in the second and third spots respectively.

Here's are the full lists for the top games of 2012 based on average Unique Users per day connected to Xbox LIVE:

Top Xbox Live titles:


1) Call of Duty: Black Ops II
2) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
3) Halo 4
4) Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
5) Call of Duty: Black Ops
6) FIFA Soccer 13
7) FIFA Soccer 12
8) Battlefield 3
9) Halo: Reach
10 )Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
11) Borderlands 2
12) Assassin's Creed III
13) Skyrim
14) Madden NFL 13
15) Gears of War 3
16) NBA 2K13
17) NBA 2K12
18) Far Cry 3
19) Grand Theft Auto IV
20) Forza Motorsport 4

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)


1) Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
2) Trials Evolution
3) The Walking Dead
4) Pinball FX2
5) Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
6) Castle Crashers
7) Gotham City Impostors
8) I Am Alive
9) Fruit Ninja Kinect
10) Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
11) Trials HD
12) Magic 2013
13) Fez
14) Dungeon Defenders
15) Alan Wake's American Nightmare
16) Peggle
17) The Simpsons Arcade Game
18) REAL STEEL
19) Toy Soldiers: Cold War
20) Full House Poker

Top Indie Games (Full Versions purchased)


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