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FIFA 12, Battlefield 3, Crysis 2: EA's Games Most Pirated In 2011 - Report

Tom Hopkins


EA's titles account for four of the five most pirated videogames of the last 12 months according to a report.

Published on Jan 3, 2012

Crysis 2 was the most pirated game of 2011 according to internet analysis by file-sharing watcher Torrent Freak, as EA's titles dominated its pirated games list.

Using a variety of sources to estimate download figures, TF reckoned Crytek's futuristic shooter got downloaded via torrent sites 3.9m times last year, while Battlefield 3, FIFA 12, and Portal 2 were hit to the tune of 3.5m, 3.4m and 3.2m downloads respectively.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the second most pirated title with 3.6m downloads in 2011.

All those titles were on PC, but the console titles to be illegally shared the most online were Super Mario Galaxy 2 (1.3m) and Gears of War 3 (890k).

Both Crysis 2 and Killzone 3 suffered internet leaks ahead of release last year.

 

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