“2021 is another record year for Twitter Gaming conversations, confirming the essential place that Twitter represents for gaming publishers, specialized media, the most popular streamers, esports teams, gamers and commentators.“, explain Twitter. According to the social network, in 2021 more than 2.4 billion tweets were published on the subject, an increase of 14% compared to 2020. The last quarter of 2021 was especially active and constitutes a new record in terms of discussions about the video game since the creation of Twitter. Please note that these rankings are based on internal Twitter data collected between January 1 and December 15, 2021.
At the top of the discussions in the world but also in France, the Genshin Impact phenomenon ranks first to the detriment of Animal Crossing: New Horizons which, however, is still present in this top 10. Also one of the mobile games In the year 2021, miHoYo’s action RPG is ahead of the globally popular Battle Royale Apex Legends, and the mobile game star set, a male idol card collection game that probably hasn’t appeared in your feed often. Just like Fate/Grand Order, whose aura is mainly based on the Japanese public for more than six years. Dominant force on Twitter without even being able to count on China, Asia is also represented by Knives Out, Battle Royale signed NetEase Games, which is talked about more than the greats Minecraft and Fortnite.
The most discussed video games in 2021
- Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact)
- Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
- Ensemble Stars (@ensemble_stars)
- Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
- Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
- Knives out (@game_knives_out)
- Minecraft (@minecraft)
- Sekai Project (@pj_sekai)
- Fortnite (@fortnitegame)
The countries that debate the most about video games
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
The most discussed video game events in 2021
- E3 2021 (@E3)
- The Game Awards (@TheGameAwards)
- Xbox Games Showcase (@Xbox)
- Gamescom 2021 (@Gamescom)
- Summer Games Fest 2021 (@SummerGameFest)
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