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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22:00 Jul-03-2016

Tekken 4!

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22:27 Jul-03-2016

I got that installed on my PC so I can play Tekken whenever I want. :D

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21:57 Jul-03-2016

Skyrim at 226 hours, then Dragon Age Origins 137 hours.

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21:55 Jul-03-2016

I remember as a kid playing Halo Combat Evolved on PC was the funnest game I have played for online, Also enjoyed HL2 Deathmatch. I do miss on PS crash bandicoot and jumping flash childhood memories was more innocent before playing on pc lol

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21:41 Jul-03-2016

For me its Dragon Age Origins, Fallout New Vegas and The Last of Us

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20:58 Jul-03-2016

too many games... I will put them in groups - Blizzard games, Activision games, EA games, Ubosoft games, Bathesda games, PS1/PS2/PS3/Xbox Classic/Xbox 360/Nintnedo NES/SNES/64/GameCube exclusives that I've played and many others.... I have many games that I've spent over 100 hours and quite a few that I have +1000 hours in them.

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20:41 Jul-03-2016

CoD4, Mount & Blade, BFBC2, COD:MW3, Skyrim, GTA5 and a bunch of NHL games. In all of these I have spent at least 300h.

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20:38 Jul-03-2016

It's gotta be Battlefield 3,with like 200 hours on it,Garry's Mod,Skyrim,Witcher 3,GTA V and pretty much every NFS before 2008.

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20:30 Jul-03-2016

for me it's Age of Empires III and Empire Earth II, and also maybe Burnout Paradise and NFS: Underground 2 :))

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20:23 Jul-03-2016

Mine is Warframe, I have no idea how I put in 800 hours.

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20:22 Jul-03-2016

GTA 5

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19:57 Jul-03-2016

According to steam I have played 3,863 hours of Team Fortress 2.

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19:53 Jul-03-2016

Witcher 3, APB Reloaded, GTA V, CSGO, Skyrim, Dark Souls 1 and 2, Oblivion.

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19:52 Jul-03-2016

I've completed Fable:TLC about 15 times when i was a kid xP
also put lots of hours in nfs underground 2 and warcraft 3

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19:44 Jul-03-2016

Dark Souls
Pokemon
Skyrim
New Vegas
Devil May Cry
Day Z
Binding of Isaac
Minecraft
Starbound
Smash Bros Melee
Age of Mythology

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19:42 Jul-03-2016

Mass Effect Trilogy, Witcher 3, Skyrim, Oblivion, Binding of Isaac Rebirth, Enter the Gungeon, Don't Starve, Rogue Legacy and Darkest Dungeon for me :)

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19:30 Jul-03-2016

Battlefield 1942, Age of Empires 2 & Age of Mithology, Command and Conquer Generals: Zero Hour with contra 007 mod /../,

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19:29 Jul-03-2016

I played witcher 3 wild hunt 4 times

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19:26 Jul-03-2016

Project I.G.I,road rash, need for speed most wanted,need for speed run,assassin's creed black flag,
battlefield 4, tomb raider,batman arkham knight,dishonored and My personal favorite The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

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19:19 Jul-03-2016

ark, spelunky, starcraft, need for speed ug 2 and fable 1....im not sure which i have the most hrs logged in but if i had to guess i think it'd be either fable or nfs

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19:16 Jul-03-2016

I have several thousand hours in Tekken. 380 hours in Bad Company 2. 200 hours in Battlefield 4. Those are my most played games.

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