2009's Top Xbox Live, GFW Live Titles Revealed

Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb has revealed the top Xbox Live and Games for Windows Live titles of 2009, as well as the best selling XBLA and Indie Games.

Halo 3 comes out as the Xbox 360 game with the most number of unique users connected to Live, followed by Call of Duty 4 then its sequel Modern Warfare 2, while Halo 2 is the top original Xbox title. On the PC front, Grand Theft Auto IV tops the GfWL chart.

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Released in July, DICE's Battlefield 1943 sold the most of any Xbox Live Arcade title over 2009, while 'I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1' lifts the Live Indie Games trophy.

Read on for the full lists of Xbox 360 Live, XBLA, original Xbox, Indie Games and Games for Windows Live titles, demoes and all.

Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on unique users)
  1. Halo 3
  2. Call of Duty 4
  3. Modern Warfare 2
  4. Call of Duty: WaW
  5. Gears of War 2
  6. GTA IV
  7. Left 4 Dead
  8. Halo 3: ODST
  9. FABLE II Episode 1 (of 5)
  10. Resident Evil 5
  11. Halo Wars - Demo
  12. RESIDENT EVIL 5
  13. Fallout 3
  14. UFC 2009 Undisputed Demo
  15. Left 4 Dead 2 - Demo
  16. Gears of War
  17. 1 vs 100
  18. Guitar Hero World Tour
  19. Guitar Hero III
  20. FIFA 09
Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)
  1. Battlefield 1943
  2. Castle Crashers
  3. Trials HD
  4. Hasbro Family Game Night **
  5. Shadow Complex
  6. Marvel vs. Capcom 2
  7. Magic: The Gathering
  8. UNO
  9. Worms
  10. Peggle
  11. Worms 2: Armageddon
  12. Turtles in Time Re-Shelled
  13. 'Splosion Man
  14. A Kingdom for Keflings
  15. 3 on 3 NHL Arcade
  16. The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
  17. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1989 Classic Arcade
  18. Marble Blast Ultra
  19. Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
  20. Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
**Combined sales of all Hasbro Family Game Night titles

The above arcade list is based on full versions purchased.

Top Original Xbox Titles (based on UUs)

  1. Halo 2
  2. Star Wars: Battlefront 2
  3. Fable
  4. Counter-Strike
  5. Conker: Live Reloaded
  6. Doom 3
  7. Splinter Cell Chaos
  8. SW: KOTOR
  9. Star Wars: Battlefront
  10. SW: Republic Commando
  11. Burnout 3
  12. Fable: Lost Chapters
  13. Call of Duty 2
  14. Call of Duty 3
  15. Call of Duty Finest
  16. MechAssault 2
  17. Crimson Skies
  18. Guilty Gear XX #Reload
  19. Rainbow Six 3
  20. Gauntlet Seven Sorrows
Top Indie Games (Full Versions purchased)
  1. I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1
  2. Avatar Drop
  3. RC-AirSim
  4. Headshot
  5. Miner Dig Deep
  6. Rumble Massage
  7. Who Did I Date Last Night
  8. Kodu Game Lab
  9. Avatar Golf
  10. Aquarium HD
  11. myFishtank
  12. Head Shot 2
  13. DrumKit
  14. A Perfect Massage
  15. The Impossible Game
  16. Inside Lacrosse's CL2010
  17. ZP2K9
  18. ezmuze+ Hamst3r edition
  19. The Drinking Game
  20. Physics Sandbox

Top Games For Windows LIVE (based on UUs)

  1. GTA IV
  2. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II
  3. Fallout 3
  4. Shadowrun
  5. Street Fighter IV
  6. Halo 2 (PC)
  7. Batman: Arkham Asylum
  8. Resident Evil 5
  9. Gears of War (Windows)
  10. Red Faction Guerrilla
  11. Battlestations: Pacific
  12. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
  13. DiRT 2
  14. Section 8
  15. Quantum of Solace PC
  16. FlatOut UC (PC)
  17. Fuel
  18. Viva Pinata
  19. SWTCW: Republic Heroes
  20. Juiced 2: HIN

These lists are based on global unique users connected to the Live Service during 2009 or in the case of Arcade and Indie Games, full versions purchased during the year.