How many hours a week do you game?

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Poll: How many hours a week do you game? (77 votes)

Not much. Couple of hours. 31%
Average, maybe an hour or two a day. 47%
30+ hours a week. 22%

Curious to see how much time everyone has.

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#1 Posted by bbkkristian (14971 posts) -

Not enough: I get in a good couple hours a day, thanks to school and adult life

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#2 Edited by lundy86_4 (48529 posts) -

Lately, around an hour or two a day.

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#3 Edited by 22Toothpicks (12530 posts) -

Anywhere from 10 to 30+.

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#4 Posted by k2theswiss (16599 posts) -

changes by week

can be few hours to none and that's when i am sorta bored

or

if i get new game i can easily pull 30+ depending on the game

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#5 Posted by Ballroompirate (25830 posts) -

Lately 30+, it will go down by a lot once I start class.

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#6 Posted by Zidaneski (8618 posts) -

Too much, especially when that completionist bug hits. Most recently it was Shadow fall multiplayer, and then borderlands 2 when it became free for plus...I bought all the dlc for it only barely got my siren to level 72. I work for the school district in my area so I mean my schedule hasn't changed much from when I was growing up except now I don't have homework so I have even more time than before. Past all the young adult dating stage as well so yah,...friends and videogames WOOT!

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#7 Posted by StrongBlackVine (13262 posts) -

Less than 10 for the most part. Sometimes I go weeks without playing.

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#8 Posted by mems_1224 (56914 posts) -

Probably between 30-40 right now

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#9 Posted by blamix99 (2685 posts) -

an hour or two for me

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#10 Edited by Netret0120 (3451 posts) -

10-15hours

It varies

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#11 Edited by cheesie253 (1010 posts) -

I have been playing a solid two hours a day since I got Super Mario 3D World on Tuesday. Usually only about four hours a week during busy season at work and 15 to 20 when it's slow.

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#12 Edited by Renegade_Fury (19600 posts) -

Some weeks it's zero. Other weeks, maybe like four to six hours tops.

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#13 Edited by Mesomorphin (903 posts) -

Some days, maybe only an hour, others can go to up to 10 easily

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#14 Posted by treedoor (7648 posts) -

Steam says I have 26.5 hours of game time logged in the last two weeks.

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#15 Posted by marcheegsr (3113 posts) -

During the winter I game more. I would say 20 hours a week.

During spring and summer I probably only play 5 hours a week.

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#16 Posted by kitty (115325 posts) -

Maybe 10 to 20 hours. That's what steam usually says.

But lately I've gotten addicted to disgaea 4 again, so that could be like 30 - 40. I get lost when playing it, it seems :P

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#17 Posted by Nengo_Flow (10644 posts) -

used to be like 25-30 hours a week

Now, like 6 hours a month (if not 0 a month).

I had GTA5 pre-order... had to cancel it cuz I knew I would have time for it. Still havent gotten the game.

Had more than enough $$$ to buy a PS4 at launch, didnt get it cuz I knew I wasnt going to make love to it like it deserves.

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#18 Posted by silversix_ (26347 posts) -

30+. I ain't get no time to NOT play vidya gamez.

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#19 Edited by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

zero

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#20 Posted by hamster3_3 (130 posts) -

Come march it'll be back to 30 to 40 a week untill south park and dark souls achievements are completed then I might buy titanfall. the last couple of weeks havn't been that much due to going for the 400 career golds on forza. Playing against drivatars is nowhere near as fun as online.

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#21 Edited by kipsta77 (1119 posts) -

Depends on many factors.

During this time of the year there is shit-all games really, only a few new ones worthwhile. Also depends if I'm working and other stuff.

On average about 2 hours a day, give or take. If a new game comes out that I'm really into, I'll play much more, like when GTA V was released I played about 9 hours a day for about 5 days.

Also if I'm replaying a game I hadn't played in a while, like if I replay New Vegas, I could easily go 5 hours a day.

Forgot to mention that when it's so damn hot in summer I game the least (hate Australian heat) but come march, ill be back in business.

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#22 Posted by ConanTheStoner (17057 posts) -

@Renegade_Fury said:

Some weeks it's zero. Other weeks, maybe like four to six hours tops.

Yeah, it's been about like this for years now. Occasionally it'll spike when a big release I'm into comes out, but even then it's no more than 20 hrs for 1 week and then back to normal.

I used to miss gaming 30+ hrs a week, but honestly I wouldn't even want to do that any more. Games just don't hold my attention the way they used to.

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#23 Edited by Trail_Mix (2579 posts) -

None.

Barely game nowadays. So much so it's not even worth mentioning.

Of course, it's always prone to change whenever something new I'm interested in comes out.

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#24 Edited by Bigboi500 (35550 posts) -

10-30 in general and depending on what else is going on.

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#25 Edited by Lulu_Lulu (19564 posts) -

I don't know. I game when I feel like it, and my feelings are in an inconsistant state of flux.

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#26 Posted by gameofthering (11088 posts) -

1-3 hours per week.

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#27 Posted by betamaxx83 (360 posts) -

I play the most in winter (10-15 hours a week), drops by spring, usually by summer I play maybe an average of 5-6 hours a week).

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#28 Posted by Floppy_Jim (25834 posts) -

10-15. I can't really be assed to play consoles in the week. Lately an hour or 2 on handhelds on weekdays (or nothing at all), a few hours on GTA5/Dragon's Dogma on Fridays/weekends.

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#29 Posted by blackace (23576 posts) -

Not enough. Having to take care of a child on my days off makes it impossible for me to play as much as I would like. Thankfully my daughter will be starting school in Aug this year, So I'll get at least 5-6hrs a day on my days off to play. On average I play about 7-8hrs a week if I'm lucky. Get to play my handhelds at work at lunch and on break.

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#30 Posted by clr84651 (5630 posts) -

about 7-15 hours per week.

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#31 Edited by _Matt_ (10427 posts) -

@blackace said:

Not enough. Having to take care of a child on my days off makes it impossible for me to play as much as I would like. Thankfully my daughter will be starting school in Aug this year, So I'll get at least 5-6hrs a day on my days off to play. On average I play about 7-8hrs a week if I'm lucky. Get to play my handhelds at work at lunch and on break.

Yeah? What are you currently playing on your handhelds?

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#32 Edited by ShepardCommandr (4799 posts) -

A lot.

All i do is sit on my ass play video games and watch tv shows all day every day

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#33 Edited by _Matt_ (10427 posts) -

Currently about 10 hours a week or so. Should not play this much though with the amount of work I need to do.

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#34 Posted by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

Varies greatly. Sometimes none at all. Other times 6+ hours a day.

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#35 Posted by Salt_The_Fries (12477 posts) -

It varies wildly, but usually around 25-30 hours.

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#36 Posted by AdobeArtist (24630 posts) -

For me it depends on my work and social schedule, so I have no real consistency from one week to the next. On some weeks I barely squeeze in 4 hrs, on others I can get that 20-25 hrs game time, and what ever falls in between.

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#37 Posted by BlessedChill (697 posts) -

On average about 4-5 hours a week.

In summer, maybe like 1 or 2 hours a week.

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#38 Edited by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

@BlessedChill said:

On average about 4-5 hours a week.

In summer, maybe like 1 or 2 hours a week.

Yeah I put more time in during the winter too. Summer time means I am outside doing more entertaining things.

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#39 Edited by PAL360 (28696 posts) -

Maybe 10 or 12 hours. It depends

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#40 Posted by Joedgabe (5134 posts) -

Depends if i have something i wanna play... when i'm really into a game it's probably about 20 - 30 a week. Normally about 5 - 8 a week.

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#41 Posted by PrincessGomez92 (4975 posts) -

Probably 20 - 30 hours a week.

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#42 Edited by blackace (23576 posts) -

@_Matt_ said:

@blackace said:

Not enough. Having to take care of a child on my days off makes it impossible for me to play as much as I would like. Thankfully my daughter will be starting school in Aug this year, So I'll get at least 5-6hrs a day on my days off to play. On average I play about 7-8hrs a week if I'm lucky. Get to play my handhelds at work at lunch and on break.

Yeah? What are you currently playing on your handhelds?

PSVita - Soul Sacrifice, Gravity Rush, Hot Shots Golf Invitational, Urban Trials, Sonic Racing Transformed

3DS - Zelda Four Sword (which I downloaded for FREE last night - http://www.gamespot.com/articles/nintendo-giving-away-free-legend-of-zelda-four-swords-for-the-next-4-days/1100-6417437/

Mario & Luigi Browser's Inside Story, Luigi's Mansion 2, waiting for Bravely Default to be released.

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@Salt_The_Fries said:

It varies wildly, but usually around 25-30 hours.

Damn!! You have that much free time? My nephew plays about 30-36hrs a week, but he's in high school and that's all he does on the weekends mostly. Rarely ever seem him outside playing, which is sad.

Still, that's almost 2 full days of gaming considering you sleep 8hrs a day.

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#43 Edited by _Matt_ (10427 posts) -

@blackace said:

@_Matt_ said:

@blackace said:

Not enough. Having to take care of a child on my days off makes it impossible for me to play as much as I would like. Thankfully my daughter will be starting school in Aug this year, So I'll get at least 5-6hrs a day on my days off to play. On average I play about 7-8hrs a week if I'm lucky. Get to play my handhelds at work at lunch and on break.

Yeah? What are you currently playing on your handhelds?

PSVita - Soul Sacrifice, Gravity Rush, Hot Shots Golf Invitational, Urban Trials, Sonic Racing Transformed

3DS - Zelda Four Sword (which I downloaded for FREE last night - http://www.gamespot.com/articles/nintendo-giving-away-free-legend-of-zelda-four-swords-for-the-next-4-days/1100-6417437/

Mario & Luigi Browser's Inside Story, Luigi's Mansion 2, waiting for Bravely Default to be released.

Niiice, Soul Sacrifice is brilliant.

I want Luigi's Mansion 2 as well, but not currently got the funds.

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#44 Posted by Zidaneski (8618 posts) -

@blackace said:
@Salt_The_Fries said:

It varies wildly, but usually around 25-30 hours.

Damn!! You have that much free time? My nephew plays about 30-36hrs a week, but he's in high school and that's all he does on the weekends mostly. Rarely ever seem him outside playing, which is sad.

Still, that's almost 2 full days of gaming considering you sleep 8hrs a day.

168 hours in the week, subtract 56 hours of sleep, subtract approx 45 hours for work, equals 67 hours left of spare time for cleaning, cooking, drinking, gaming, whatever.

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#45 Posted by with_teeth26 (8236 posts) -

typically 10-15 hours a week, lately more like 20-25 since I just finished my undergrad degree and haven't found a job yet.

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#47 Posted by silversix_ (26347 posts) -

@Mkavanaugh77 said:

@silversix_ said:

30+. I ain't get no time to NOT play vidya gamez.

How old are you?

If you spend 30hours gaming and every other hour talking trash here on systemwars you must not have a job?

or you are like 14 and skip school to be a diehard cow

25 and working 35-40h a week depends on the week so get faked

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#49 Posted by silversix_ (26347 posts) -

@Mkavanaugh77 said:

@silversix_ said:

@Mkavanaugh77 said:

@silversix_ said:

30+. I ain't get no time to NOT play vidya gamez.

How old are you?

If you spend 30hours gaming and every other hour talking trash here on systemwars you must not have a job?

or you are like 14 and skip school to be a diehard cow

25 and working 35-40h a week depends on the week so get faked

so you spend 6 hours each day mon-fri gaming, after a 8 hour workday and somehow manage to defend sony and the Ps4 for hours here on sw?

??

defend? more like discuss with delusional lems, don't give two shits a piece of plastic. who said i spend 6h on sw? i visit randomly if im on my pc which im now...

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#50 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44833 posts) -

Less than 4 hours, if I'm lucky.