Social media platform Twitter reveals ‘most tweeted about games’ of 2021

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2021 was apparently another “banner year” for discussions about games on social media giant Twitter – and as part of that, the platform has now collated the highlights of the video game of the year into one. message.

In total, there were 2.4 billion gaming tweets, a 14% year-over-year increase – with the fourth quarter being the top quarter for gaming conversations on the site.

When it comes to the most tweeted games – the mobile / console hit Genshin Impact took first place, followed by Apex Legends in second place and Together stars! third. Further down, we can see the Animal crossing: new horizons in sixth (he took first place the year before) and even titles like Minecraft and Fortnite.

Most tweeted about video games:

  1. Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact)
  2. Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
  3. Together stars! (@ensemble_stars)
  4. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  5. Fate / Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
  7. At daggers drawn (@game_knives_out)
  8. Minecraft (@minecraft)
  9. Sekai Project (@pj_sekai)
  10. Fortnite (@fortnitegame)
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Japan was the most-talked-about games country in 2021, followed by the United States and South Korea, and the United Kingdom was in eighth place.

Countries tweeting the most about the game:

  1. Japan 🇯🇵
  2. United States 🇺🇸
  3. South Korea 🇰🇷
  4. Thailand
  5. Brazil 🇧🇷
  6. Philippines
  7. Indonesia 🇮🇩
  8. United Kingdom 🇬🇧
  9. France
  10. India 🇮🇳
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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 at the Xbox Games Showcase.

Most Tweeted Game Events:

  1. E3 2021 (@ E3)
  2. The Game Awards (@TheGameAwards)
  3. Xbox Games Showcase (@Xbox)
  4. Gamescom 2021 (@Gamescom)
  5. Summer Game Festival 2021 (@SummerGameFest)
Image: Twitter

You can see various other categories like the most tweeted about game makers and top esports teams on the Twitter summary page. What do you think of the “most tweeted about games” on the platform in 2021? Leave a comment below.


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