Up For Debate - What Are Your Most Played Games Ever?

Written by Jon Sutton on Sun, Jul 3, 2016 4:00 PM

Games, like a lot of hobbies, are very time consuming. We spend a lot of time playing them because we love being whisked away to new worlds, or challenging ourselves to learn something new. But I think for most of us there’s always one or two games that stand out above all else; games sat in our Steam or Origin libraries which have consumed us like no others.

Hit up the Steam store and you’ll find the usual suspects. A cursory glance at any Paradox game will reveal hundreds of people who’ve sacrificed partners / pets and/or children to dedicate thousands of hours to their addictive brand of grand strategy. Civilization V is a similar prospect.

Then there’s the online giants. The behemoths that we can come back to time and again with nary a hint of boredom. MOBAs are the kings here, with millions of players devoting upwards of 1000 hours to the likes of DOTA 2 or League of Legends.

For me right now my hands down most played game has to be Rainbow Six Siege. I’m on it every chance I get and I’ve clocked up over 200 hours in-game time since launch. Not bad considering the rest of the time I sit around waiting for its terrible matchmaking. Second to this would be Rocket League. Between PC, PS4, and playing on other people’s machines, I dread to think how many hours I’ve put into this, and I’m still terrible at flying. Neither shows any sign of boring me yet either, so they should keep me going for a good few hundred hours more.

Cast my mind mind further back and it's probably Battlefield 1942 or the original Halo that takes the crown. The original was when I'd just got broadband and it consumed my life, while I must have had hundreds of Xbox LAN parties with the latter, stretching into the wee hours. 

Over to you then, what are some of the games sat in your Steam library which has consumed the most of your time? Do you prefer playing gigantic, never-ending games, or do you prefer your gaming more bite-sized? Let us know!

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02:28 Jul-04-2016

Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 3, over 600 hours, both on PS2 and on PC through Emulator

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02:25 Jul-04-2016

750+ CS:GO.

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02:21 Jul-04-2016

Mostly games with good storyline eg. Gothic 1 and 2, Dune, MGS series, Fallout series and a lot more.
My rig is capable to run any new game, but mostly i'm playing older titles, because of interesting plot and Universe.

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01:49 Jul-04-2016

Dark Souls series - Battlefield 3

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01:49 Jul-04-2016

Super Mario World on Snes. I've played games on steam, but nothing could rival the hours upon hours I played that game when I was a kid. I think I had only accumulated a handful of games during the entirety of the time I owned the console. Super Mario World was my primary game for years up until I finally got an N64 which was several years after it had released.

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04:05 Jul-04-2016

May I assume that donkey kong 2 is on your list too?

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23:14 Jul-06-2016

Yep

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01:40 Jul-04-2016

battlefield(3+4+hardline) 600h 15000 kills XD

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00:58 Jul-04-2016

on PC: Warfrme, with 650 hours even. Terraria's second place with 202 (that actually have coutners where I can see)


on Console: GTA V (PS3 and PS4 combined, -300 hours), and GTA IV -400 hours, on standard GTA IV, not counting TLAD or TBoGT.

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00:49 Jul-04-2016

650 hours on Rocket League and here I was thinking to myself I don't get much time to play games in between work and other things. :D

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00:46 Jul-04-2016

Elite Dangerous (300 hours) - Battlefield 4 (150 hours) - Rainbow Six Siege (75 hours)

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00:38 Jul-04-2016

Alien Vs Predator 2 i played that game 24/7 untill the servers went down. Mass Effect series i think i had over 20 different chars that i played from ME1 all the way to the end of ME3 i guess theres some hours there.The Settlers and Red Alert with Starcraft took alot of my time as a kid too, also BF3 n FEAR and GW too.

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00:05 Jul-04-2016

GTA San Andreas

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23:50 Jul-03-2016

1,500 hours on tf2 over 4 years, 500 on rocket league, 500 on CS:Go, and already 100 hours on Overwatch.

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23:45 Jul-03-2016

call of duty 4

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23:44 Jul-03-2016

dark souls &#603

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23:29 Jul-03-2016

Streetfighter V, GTA V,MKX and all my old fighters on PCSX2 or some other type of emulation

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23:06 Jul-03-2016

cs 1.6 and warcraft 3

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22:57 Jul-03-2016

mount and blade warband 1000+ hours

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22:51 Jul-03-2016

Kreedz Mod; it's a competitive sourceengine game where you climb maps as fast as possible. addictive sh*t :)

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22:13 Jul-03-2016

Minecraft and rollercoaster tycoon 2 lol. I don't play games for an extreme long time anymore.

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22:03 Jul-03-2016

Team Fortress 2 - 2107 hours. Best part about it is I was still never good at the game...

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