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WOF: How much time do you spend playing games?

By Matthew ยท 168 replies
Oct 30, 2010
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  1. Weekend Open Forum Microsoft recently revealed that over 25 million gamers spend more than 1 billion hours on Xbox Live each month playing games, watching videos, and listening to music.

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  2. onzfeat

    onzfeat TS Rookie Posts: 28

    Nowadays 0 hours/week, 2 years ago 72 hour/week playing DotA...
  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    About 8-10 hours atm. But that may change depending several things which may come up soon, resulting much less free time :rolleyes:. Anyway, mostly I play TF2 / Q3-4 / or EEII.
  4. SilverCider

    SilverCider TS Rookie Posts: 71

    Probably average around 5 hrs/week. I don't get much time because I've got a lot of uni work, so I end up jumping into random online fps' like the insurgency mod for hl2. I've got an ongoing save on Mass Effect which I'd really like to finish but again time is against me :(
  5. spikester48661

    spikester48661 TS Enthusiast Posts: 101

    3 to 6 hours a week if I get the time.
  6. ZipZpZowie

    ZipZpZowie TS Rookie Posts: 26

    It's tough finding time nowadays, but I'd say I probably average 5-15 hours a week
  7. ryan29121

    ryan29121 TS Booster Posts: 174

    Depends on my work load, but probably 6-14 hours per week. The games I am playing now are Assassins Creed II and minecraft :)
  8. Today i probably game as much as the average Belgian about 2 to 3 hours a day
  9. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    A lot, but only because I play World of Warcraft. Some day I'll add up all my time /played to see how much time I've spent but per week I would imagine it's about 20-30 hrs.
  10. Superpeter

    Superpeter TS Member Posts: 49

    I believe i average about 4hrs a day
  11. Depends whether there's any new games out that week or not. If there is then I'd say at least 20-25 hours a week.
  12. speeedy6

    speeedy6 TS Rookie Posts: 21

    Anywhere from 3-15 hours a week depending on several factors. I'm the type to play a few games for a long time rather than tons of games for short periods of time. My top game now is still Bad Company 2 and waiting on GT5 (damn delays).
  13. 63Jax

    63Jax TS Enthusiast Posts: 85

    1-2 hours every day, especially when i'm running from my girlfriend.
  14. fritz123

    fritz123 TS Rookie Posts: 56

    the main factor is the game i play. like when i play civilization, most of the time i finish the game in one sitting (like 6-7 hours per game). and i do that like once a week. playing fps games are different entirely since i only take like 2-3 hours tops. before i play like 10 hours a week, but now, because of school and work, i only play like 5 hours per week.
  15. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    Not nearly enough anymore, maybe 1-2 hours a week.
  16. BlindObject

    BlindObject TS Rookie Posts: 412

    I play so much Halo: Reach that it's unhealthy. My computer hasn't played a game since then. Playing about 5-8 hours a day. -_-
  17. miggypublic

    miggypublic TS Rookie

    5 hours a week on the average. but if you have friends over, well it's a different story!
  18. TitoBXNY

    TitoBXNY TS Addict Posts: 235   +50

    Before I lost my job at Universal I played 3 hrs a day. When I lost my job I became a full time citizen of Northtrend and played 9-10 hrs a day. I was my get away from real life. I quit cold turkey in June and went back to work. I am down to a few hrs a week now depending on my work schedule.
  19. shortie

    shortie TS Rookie Posts: 18

    Hmmmm per week ? i guess like 35 or so :)
  20. Technochicken

    Technochicken TechSpot Paladin Posts: 729

    I probably average around an hour a week. I simply don't have the time to do everything I would like to, and playing video games is lower on my priority list than other free time activities.
  21. g4mer

    g4mer TS Maniac Posts: 310

    I play games 85% of the time when my PC is on.
  22. 6 hours a day
  23. Johny47

    Johny47 TS Rookie Posts: 157

    That's about right haha =P

    But honestly whenever I feel like playing I play, and I don't stick to one game I just play whatever I feel like playing... 'where ever the feeling takes me' as the say =)

    I'm in college and I don't get any homework(I'm very grateful =D) so usually about 3 or 4 hours when I come home, bit more on weekends.
  24. techgeek1

    techgeek1 TS Rookie

    I don't play any one game, it's whatever i'm in the mood to play! :p

    Though I usually play about 2-5 hours a day. but it depends on my schedule for that day.
  25. thedrelle

    thedrelle TS Enthusiast Posts: 58   +10

    probably around 6-12 hours a week, it fluctuates depending on mood and how work was that day..

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