Fallout 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops III joined the ranks of the top 20, and StarCraft II rocketed back onto the chart. Overall monthly play time was down 3.72% versus October.
The previous top three games from October all dropped in play time, with League of Legends down 12.86%, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive decreasing by 9.21%, and DOTA 2 falling one rank and 3.75%. Fallout 4 shot up to third place after its release on November 10th.
Blizzard games saw a plethora of updates and changes in November, many of which were announced at Blizzcon. Heroes of the Storm increased in rank by four and play time by 4.45%, thanks to a content patch (new map and hero) on November 17th. StarCraft II’s new expansion, Legacy of the Void, released November 10th, and the gameplay time rose a whopping 332.35%. World of Warcraft had an increase of 1.89% but still fell one rank. Hearthstone held steady at the 7 spot with a decrease of 2.84%, despite the League of Explorer’s update. Finally, Diablo III had the fewest content announcements from Blizzcon and fell seven places with a 45.79% reduction in play time.
World of Tanks dropped 1.99% and out of the top five. Minecraft fell two ranks with a loss of 11.03% in play time. Smite decreased by 23.30%, barely keeping above Grand Theft Auto V, which moved up one place despite a drop of 8.85%.
ARK: Survival Evolved, Guild Wars 2, and Star Wars: The Old Republic decreased by 19.43%, 14.13%, and 8.74% respectively. Last but not least, Call of Duty: Black Ops III launched on November 6th and claimed the final spot in our top 20.
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