2.4 billion tweets about games were sent in 2021

According to the data announced by Twitter, headlines related to games received 2.4 billion tweets during 2021.
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The most talked about games on Twitter

Twitter has released a report on how games affected tweet traffic in 2021. According to the data, in 2021, tweets in the ‘games’ topic reached the highest number, with more than 2 billion tweets. Genshin Impact has become one of the most talked-about topics on Twitter.

According to the report, Twitter’s gaming thread coverage increased by 14% compared to 2020. 2.4 billion tweets are roughly ten times the number of tweets in 2017. Rishi Chadha, Head of Gaming Content at Twitter, wrote in a blog post:

“The gaming community around the world has returned to the scene of face-to-face esports events. Publishers have released new games like Halo Infinite, and media outlets have expanded the scope of the space. NFTs have become a hot topic. People from all over the world came to Twitter to talk about this.”

In the same blog post, the most talked-about games on Twitter in 2021 were listed as follows:

  1. Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact)
  2. Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
  3. Ensemble Stars! (@ensemble_stars)
  4. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  5. Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
  7. Knives Out (@game_knives_out)
  8. Minecraft (@minecraft)
  9. Project Sekai (@pj_sekai)
  10. Fortnite (@fortnitegame)

Genshin Impact became the favorite of the year on Gaming Twitter. Also, events like E3, The Game Awards, and Gamescom have been other gaming titles that received a lot of tweets.

The most talked-about esports teams on Twitter are as follows:

  1. LOUD esports (@LOUDgg)
  2. FaZe Clan (@fazeclan)
  3. paiN Gaming (@paiNGamingBR)
  4. G2 Esports (@G2esports)
  5. Fnatic (@fnatic)
  6. Furia (@FURIA)
  7. 100 Thieves (@100Thieves)
  8. DetonatioN Gaming (@team_detonation)
  9. T1 (@T1)
  10. Team Liquid (@TeamLiquid)

Ranking of the countries that tweet the most about the games:

  1. Japan
  2. United States of America
  3. South Korea
  4. Thailand
  5. Brazil
  6. Philippines
  7. Indonesia
  8. United Kingdom
  9. France
  10. India

In Twitter’s report, top 10 rankings are made in many other areas, but detailed data are not disclosed specifically.

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