The annual Raptr "most played games of the year" list is out

by: Nathaniel -

I'll give you three guesses for the most played new game of the year - and the first two don't count.  If you can't guess, then turn in your Gamer card.  

Of course it's Grand Theft Auto V.  Of course it is.

The other notable winners might be a tad more surprising: 

The most played DLC or expansion is goes to the Terraria 1.2 free content update.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag won the No Bathroom Break award with an average uninterrupted game time of 3.14 hours.  That's interesting to me because my experience with AC: III boiled down to taking a million little breaks just to avoid destroying my gaming space out of sheer frustration.  So good for Black Flag for maybe halting that trend.

Most played new IP was Path of Exile.

Most played PC title was League of Legends.

Finally, the most played Xbox 360 title was Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

For more complete results, follow the jump and check out the this infographic.

RAPTR UNVEILS MOST PLAYED GAMES OF 2013 AWARDS

GTA V, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, League of Legends Among

Most Popular Games of 2013 Based on Gameplay Data

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Dec. 17, 2013 - Raptr, the leading community for gamers, has revealed the results of its third annual Most Played Games Awards. The awards provide an inside look at exactly how gamers spent their time based on gamer behavior and activities, including average individual playtime, average session length, and total playtime share.

 The recipients of Raptr's Most Played Games Awards of 2013 are as follows:

-Most Played New Game - Grand Theft Auto V

-Most Played DLC/Expansion - Terraria 1.2 free content update

-No Bathroom Break - Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag

-Most Played New IP - Path of Exile

-Most Played PC Game - League of Legends

-Most Played Xbox 360 Game - Call of Duty: Black Ops II

To view the full Raptr Report on the Most Played Games of 2013, please visit http://caas.raptr.com/the-raptr-awards-most-played-games-of-2013

 

Methodology

Raptr tracks actual gameplay data from its growing user base of more than 19 million gamers. Awards are based on total playtime, total playtime within a certain time period, percentage increase in playtime (between two 30-day periods), and average session length within a certain time period. Games on the Wii and PS3 platform are not factored into these awards, due to data capturing restrictions. Please view the full report for more details.

 

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About Raptr

Raptr is the leading community for gamers, with more than 19 million users. Gamers love using Raptr to connect with all things gaming, to track their gameplay activity, build their gaming rep to see how they stack up against friends, and earn rewards for playing games on console and PC. More than 40 game publishers use Raptr's Community Platform to connect with gamers and build a vibrant fan base around their games.


Created in 2007 by a world-class team led by CEO and founder Dennis Fong (co-founder of Xfire, Lithium, and Gamers.com), Raptr has raised more than $27 million in funding from investors Accel Partners, Founder's Fund, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital. For more information about Raptr, please visit http://raptr.com.

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