Crysis 2, Gears of War 3 among 2011's most pirated

BitTorrent logoTorrentFreak has just released its report on the most pirated games of 2011.

The site analyzed data from BitTorrent over the last 12 months across Wii, Xbox 360, and PC. The PS3 had a very small amount of pirated game downloads.

"PC games are by far the most downloaded titles, with on average more than three times the number of downloads compared to Xbox 360 and Wii releases," TorrentFreak wrote.

However, it also noted that on the whole, pirated game downloads were down compared to last year. Nevertheless, there were tens of millions of torrent downloads.

The one that took the top honors was the PC title Crysis 2, which gained a lot of attention when an advance copy of the game was made available a month before the official release date.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the second most pirated game of 2011, which is impressive since it came out in November, so it accrued those downloads in a very short span of time.

Here's the complete list of top pirated games:


  • Crysis 2 - 3.92 million
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - 3.65 million
  • Battlefield 3 - 3.51 million
  • FIFA 12 - 3.39 million
  • Portal 2 - 3.24 million


  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 - 1.28 million
  • Mario Sports Mix - 1.09 million
  • Xenoblade Chronicles - 950,000
  • Lego Pirates of the Caribbean - 870,000
  • FIFA 12 - 860,000

XBOX 360:

  • Gears of War 3 - 890,000
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - 830,000
  • Battlefield 3 - 760,000
  • Forza Motorsport 4 - 720,000
  • Kinect Sports: Season 2 - 690,000
Source: TG Daily

Tags: computer games, game consoles

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

A mobile hotspot in Australia will be capable of hitting gigabit speeds on the go
A new game could be in the works as Blizzard appears to have been hiring for a Diablo-related project
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri will speak at MWC 2017
However what if you could go way, way back?
The Helio P15 packs an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 2.2GHz
Samsung claims up to 27-percent higher performance or 40-percent lower power
Preliminary data for October shows another Windows 10 boom
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch Android 4 Tablet PC with good sound
A cost-effective, 7-inch tablet PC from a renowned manufacturer
October 25, 2013 / 4

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments