'Spore' leads 2008's most pirated PC games
EA probably isn't too happy about having two games in this list of the top 10 most pirated.
EA's Spore topped the list of most pirated video games for 2008, according to TorrentFreak.
Sporewhen Electronic Arts introduced an archaic DRM technology that infuriated thousands of users and led to a piracy tsunami. EA, however, said .
Most people agree thathelped to push Spore to the top of the list. The initial outrage (500k downloads in the first 10 days) was obviously curtailed over the next several months, but these download numbers are still quite astounding.
1. Spore (1,700,000)
2. The Sims 2 (1,150,000)
3. Assassins Creed (1,070,000)
4. Crysis (940,000)
5. Command & Conquer 3 (860,000)
6. Call of Duty 4 (830,000)
7. GTA San Andreas (740,000)
8. Fallout 3 (645,000)
9. Far Cry 2 (585,000)
10. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (470,000)
Note: the number in parenthesis is the estimated number of downloads.
(Via Game Politics)