Call of Duty – Modern Warfare 2 becomes the Most Pirated Game of the Year 2009 with an estimated 4,100,000 downloads within only 2 months after it’s release. according to TorrentFreak.
Provided these numbers are indeed accurate, Activision has potentially lost more than $245 million in sales on the PC version alone.
The Sims 3, Prototype, Need for Speed Shift, and Street Fighter IV help round off the top five for the year, all of which appeared on the PC platform.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii was the highest downloaded Wii title with 1,150,000 downloads.
The report notes the total download figures for this year double that of last year’s numbers, and that PC remains to be the target for torrent downloads, with more than three times that of the Wii and Xbox 360.