Pirates love Spore

You know, you would think with DRM protection sent from the heavens, Spore would have thwarted the pirates at every turn. Nope. those scurvy bastards have struck yet again, and this time with force. A torrent news site has put together a list of the top 10 most pirated games of 2008. Who’s at the top? Why it’s Spore of course. Which if interpreted correctly is a collective middle finger from software pirates. Full top 10 and number of downloads as follows, and keep in mind that this list only accounts for BitTorrent downloads:

1. Spore: 1,700,000
2. The Sims 2: 1,150,000
3. Assassin’s Creed:1,070,000
4. Crysis: 940,000
5. Command & Conquer 3: 860,000
6. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare: 830,000
7. GTA San Andreas: 740,000
8. Fallout 3: 645,000
9. Far Cry 2: 585,000
10. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009: 470,000