Twitter just published insights on gaming and esports for the first half of 2020. The report consists of information regarding where, when, and what of the gaming Tweets. The social media platform compiled the data regarding countries that Tweet the most about gaming and the most popular games.
In the first half of 2020, over 1 billion Tweets about gaming has been sent. The increase in the number of Tweets is 71% when compared to the previous year. As we progress further in the report, statistics get even more and more interesting.
Japan Tweets the most about gaming.
Twitter’s report indicates that Japan Tweets the most about gaming, even more than the USA. Considering the number of gaming fans in the country, this should not come as a surprise. Furthermore, there are some interesting countries on the list which do not spring to mind at the first look.
- United States
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
Animal Crossing is the most popular video game on Twitter.
If you are wondering what is the most popular title on Twitter, Animal Crossing pops up. You can find the top ten most Tweeted games below.
- Animal Crossing (@animalcrossing)
- Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
- Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
- Disney: Twisted-Wonderland (@twst_jp)
- Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
- Ensemble Stars (@ensemble_stars)
- Knives Out (@GAME_KNIVES_OUT)
- Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
- Identity V (@IdentityVJP)
- PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (@PUBG)
The Future of Gaming on PS5 is the leading video game conference
Moreover, the Twitter report contains information regarding the most Tweeted video game conference. Although E3 was the world’s biggest physical event traditionally, this year it was not even Tweeted enough to be on the list.
- The Future of Gaming on PS5 Event
- Niconico Net Chokaigi 2020
- Xbox Games Showcase
- PAX East 2020
- Ubisoft Forward 2020
If you would like to learn more about gaming and esports on Twitter, you can read the full report here.