2020 was an enormous 12 months for video video games, and Twitter shared knowledge to indicate what individuals talked about the most. From Animal Crossing: New Horizons to Genshin Impact, there have been quite a bit of discussions about gaming that went on by way of the social community. To offer you an concept of simply how many individuals talked about gaming, there have been over two billion tweets complete throughout the 12 months.

It comes as no shock to see Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the recreation that folks talked about the most in 2020. After beginning out sizzling in the 12 months, it managed to keep up the prime spot since the mid-2020 report. Meanwhile, Fate/Grand Order, which was first for the previous two years, was the runner-up. Fortnite and Final Fantasy, which have been respectively second and third in 2019, dropped to the fifth and fourth locations. This additionally marks the first time that Minecraft, Super Smash Bros., and Granblue Fantasy missed out on top-10 spots.

Here are the most tweeted about video video games in 2020:

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
  2. Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  3. Disney: Twisted-Wonderland (@twst_jp)
  4. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  5. Fortnite (@fortnitegame)
  6. Ensemble Stars! (@ensemble_stars)
  7. Knives Out (@game_knives_out)
  8. Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact)
  9. Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
  10. Identity V (@IdentityVJP)

While two billion Tweets have been certainly quite a bit, they wasn’t sufficient to make gaming the most mentioned matter in the 12 months. Gaming ranked sixth out of all the classes that folks mentioned the most in 2020. “Gaming” is a reasonably broad time period, so listed here are the matters inside the class that folks tweeted about the most:

  1. Gaming
  2. Gaming News
  3. Esports
  4. Gaming Influencers
  5. Playstation
  6. Fortnite
  7. Call of Duty
  8. Minecraft
  9. Animal Crossing
  10. Xbox

When it involves individuals in international locations that tweeted the most about gaming, Japan, United States, and Korea retained the prime three spots for the second 12 months in a row. However, most of the international locations in the listing are the similar as final 12 months’s, other than India. It made its top-10 debut in 2020:

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

While 2020 was riddled with canceled occasions, a number of main gaming occasions took to the Internet. The largest gaming occasion of all of them, E3, was canceled on account of the pandemic, however different occasions stepped it up on-line. Here are the top-five most tweeted gaming occasions from the 12 months:

  1. The 2020 Game Awards
  2. The Future of Gaming on PS5 Event
  3. Tokyo Game Show 2020
  4. Niconico Net Chokaigi 2020
  5. Xbox Games Showcase

Esports additionally took a success, with quite a few in-person occasions and tournaments canceled on account of the pandemic as properly. This included the long-running Evolution Championship Series. The top-five most talked about Esports occasions of 2020 are as follows:

  1. League of Legends Worlds 2020
  2. EVO Japan 2020
  3. CBLoL Split 2 Finals 2020
  4. Call of Duty League 2020 Championship
  5. Overwatch League Grand Finals 2020

You can take a look at the full listing of 2020 gaming on Twitter here.