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Report: ‘Avid Cataclysm Users Spend 30+ Hours Per Week With Game’

21 Dec 2010  by   Paul Younger

A game tracking application has revealed some interesting stats about World of Warcraft: Cataclysm players.
According to Raptr ‘the top 11% of hardcore fans are driving the majority of overall playtime. In fact, the top player for World of Warcraft on Raptr clocked in 149 hours in one week. That’s a little over 6 days straight.’
Raptr also claims ‘there may be avid gamers out there who are regularly clocking in +30 hours a week (which is about 1/3 of the overall audience), there are also a significant number of gamers that play less than 5 hours a week.’
Other Raptr stats include:

World of Warcraft playtime has grown 5 times since the summer of 2010, as previous subscribers flocked back to the game to drive up overall playtime to record highs.
World of Warcraft time played per day has grown 1.5 times since the summer of 2010.
World of Warcraft playtime per week has grown to 20 hours – almost double of what it was in the summer of 2010.
World of Warcraft stole the most playtime hours from StarCraft 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and League of Legends.

The full Raptr report can be read here.

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