Apparently, 2021 was another ‘highlight year’ for gaming discussions on social media giant Twitter, and as part of that, the platform has now compiled the video game highlights of the year into a single message.
In total, there were 2.4 billion tweets about games, a year-on-year increase of 14%, with the fourth quarter being the quarter with the most conversations about games on the site.
When it comes to the most tweeted games, mobile / console success Genshin Impact ranked # 1, followed by Legends of the Apex second and Together stars! In third. Below, we can see the Animal Crossing: New Horizons in sixth place (the previous year ranked first) and even titles like Minecraft Y Fortnite.
The most tweeted about videogames:
Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact) Étoiles de l’Ensemble Apex Legends (@PlayApex)! (@ensemble_stars) Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy) Fate / Grand Order (@fgoproject) Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing) Knives Out (@game_knives_out) Minecraft (@minecraft) Project Sekai (@pj_sekai) Fortnite (@fortnitegame)
Japan was the most talked about gaming country in 2021, followed by the United States and South Korea, with the United Kingdom ranking eighth.
Countries that tweet the most about the game:
Japan 🇯🇵 United States South Korea 🇰🇷 Thailand 🇹🇭 Brazil 🇧🇷 Philippines 🇵🇭 Indonesia 🇮🇩 United Kingdom 🇬🇧 France 🇫🇷 India 🇮🇳
And another highlight was the most tweeted about events. The E3 2021 digital event took first place, followed by Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards and third in the Xbox Games Showcase.
Most Tweeted Game Events:
E3 2021 (@ E3) The Game Awards (@TheGameAwards) Vitrine des jeux Xbox (@Xbox) Gamescom 2021 (@Gamescom) Summer Game Fest 2021 (@SummerGameFest)
You can see several other categories, such as the most tweeted about game makers and top esports teams, on the Twitter summary page. What do you think of the “most tweeted games” on the platform in 2021? Leave a comment below.
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