Xbox Live LogoNow that we know that Xbox 360 consoles are the second most played consoles of 2008, we should find out what games people preferred to try their hand at on Xbox Live, right? Happily, Major Nelson makes the matter easier for us and presents us the top 20 games played on Xbox Live in 2008. According to him, these are the final standings:

1. Halo 3
2. Call of Duty 4
4. Gears of War 2
5. Gears of War
6. CoD: World at War
7. Guitar Hero III
8. Battlefield: Bad Company Demo
9. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Demo
10. Rock Band
11. Fable II
12. Mirror’s Edge Demo
13. Madden NFL 09
14. BF: Bad Company
15. Rainbow Six Vegas 2
16. UNO
17. Castle Crashers
18. COD: World at War Multiplayer Beta
19. Forza Motorsport 2
20. Too Human (Demo)

Although the first three titles are not a big surprise, since we received reports throughout the year regarding the immense success Halo 3, CoD 4 and GTA IV are having, I must admit that I am amazed to see so many demos in the charts. It’s a good way to decide which were the most hyped games of the Xbox 360 console last year and it seems that Battlefield: Bad Company wins this prize. Surprised?