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Bayonetta most downloaded XBL demo in 2009

MS reveals most popular Arcade and Marketplace titles in Japan

Microsoft has revealed the XBLA games, downloadable content, Games On Demand and demos that were the most popular in Japan in 2009.

According to Famitsu (translated by Andriasang), Bayonetta was the most downloaded demo of the year, followed by Lost Planet 2, Forza Motorsport 3 and Left 4 Dead 2.

Bayonetta also appeared on the most downloaded demo of all time list at number four - preceded by Lost Planet at three, Ace Combat 6 at two and Resident Evil 5 at number one.

The most downloaded Arcade game in 2009 was Virtual On Oratorio Tangram, followed by Battlefield 1943 and Castle Crashers. And Castle Crashers - released last year - is also the most downloaded Arcade game to date, followed by Virtual On Oratorio Tangram and Ikaruga.

In terms of downloadable game videos, Dream Club First Video came out on top, followed by the Metal Gear Solid Rising E3 2009 teaser movie, Dead Rising 2, a second Dream Club video and Gears of War 2.

The 2009 top fives in full are as follows:

Xbox Live Arcade

  • 01 Virtual On Oratorio Tangram
  • 02 Battlefield 1943
  • 03 Castle Crashers
  • 04 Marvel vs. Capcom 2
  • 05 Trials HD

Demo downloads

  • 01 Bayonetta
  • 02 Lost Planet 2
  • 03 Forza Motorsport 3
  • 04 Left 4 Dead 2
  • 05 Ninja Blade

Games On Demand

  • 01 Each Defense Force 3
  • 02 Idol Master
  • 03 Idol Master Live 4 You
  • 04 Bullet Witch
  • 05 Raiden Fighters Aces

Add-on content

  • 01 Idol Master Live For You
  • 02 Dream Club
  • 03 Idol Master
  • 04 Fallout 3
  • 05 Otomedeus Gorgeous!

Game videos

  • 01 Dream Club First Video
  • 02 Metal Gear Solid Rising E3-2009 Teaser Movie
  • 03 Dead Rising 2
  • 04 Dream Club "Yume Miru Caged Bird" (HD)
  • 05 Gears of War 2 "Rendezvous" Trailer Japanese Subtitles (HD)

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