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Mortal Kombat cracks XBL usage top 10

While Outland tops XBLA chart.

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Image credit: Eurogamer

Mortal Kombat is the only game released in 2011 to feature in the latest Xbox Live usage top 10, according to last week's global unique user chart.

A data dump on Major Nelson's blog showed that the old guard of Call of Duty: Black Ops, Modern Warfare 2 and Halo Reach occupy the top three spots for the week of 2nd May.

Mortal Kombat, which launched on 21st April, is down in seventh place.

A few other 2011 titles feature further down the list: Portal 2 at 12 and Bulletstorm at 18. THQ's Homefront is rather conspicuous in its absence.

Here's the full countdown:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  2. Modern Warfare 2
  3. Halo: Reach
  4. FIFA Soccer 11
  5. NBA 2K11
  6. GTA IV
  7. Mortal Kombat
  8. Battlefield: Bad Co. 2
  9. Call of Duty 4
  10. Red Dead Redemption
  11. Halo 3
  12. Gears of War 2
  13. Portal 2
  14. Call of Duty: WaW
  15. NHL 11
  16. Forza Motorsport 3
  17. Madden NFL 11
  18. Bulletstorm
  19. Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
  20. Fallout: New Vegas

The Xbox Live Arcade sales chart is only slightly more contemporary. Lovely Ubisoft platformer Outland sits pretty at number one, followed by Castlevania: Harmony of Despair and Portal: Still Alive.

New entries Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury and Moon Diver came in at 10 and 12 respectively.

The rest of the countdown looked like this:

  1. Outland
  2. Castlevania Harmony of Despair
  3. Portal: Still Alive
  4. Pinball FX2
  5. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
  6. Full House Poker
  7. Section 8: Prejudice
  8. DEAD RISING 2: CASE WEST
  9. The Fancy Pants Adventures
  10. Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury
  11. DEAD RISING 2: CASE ZERO
  12. MOON DIVER
  13. Castle Crashers
  14. The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile
  15. Might & Magic Clash of Heroes
  16. Trials HD
  17. Game Room
  18. Torchlight
  19. TROUBLE WITCHES NEO!
  20. Street Fighter II' HF

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