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Gamers took to Twitter to vent in 2020

/ 07:17 PM January 20, 2021
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A screen showing the characters from the Animal Crossing series video game is seen at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10, 2020. Image: AFP/Philip Fong via AFP Relaxnews

In 2020, no less than two billion tweets were exchanged in the world of video games, a record. This figure is up 75% in one year, as various lockdowns have been conducive to online gaming. It should also be noted that exchanges concerning eSport have increased by 14% compared to 2019.

Over the whole year, video games were the sixth most discussed topic on Twitter. The countries that tweeted most on the subject were Japan, the United States, South Korea, Brazil, Thailand, the United Kingdom and France.


Here are the most tweeted about games in 2020:

1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
2. Fate/Grand Order
3. Disney: Twisted-Wonderland
4. Final Fantasy
5. Fortnite
6. Ensemble Stars!
7. Knives Out
8. Genshin Impact
9. Apex Legends
10. Identity V


Here are the most tweeted about eSports events in 2020:

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

Lastly, here are the most mentioned eSports players:

1. @Mongraal
2. @benjyfishy
3. @Scump
4. @Bugha
5. @mitr0
6. @fer
7. @zayt
8. @FalleNCS
10. @Clayster


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TOPICS: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Final Fantasy, Fortnite, Gaming, Twitter
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