Animal Crossing Tops Gaming Twitter Stats From 2020

Twitter Unveils 2020’s Top Gaming Stats

Twitter has officially released some interesting stats from last year, including the most tweeted about game, and just how many people were talking about gaming in 2020. Animal Crossing: New Horizons was 2020’s most tweeted about game, while gaming, in general, saw a giant boost on the social media platform. Currently Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is trending which brings the Game Pass lineup to Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC, and Android through Project xCloud.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Over two billion tweets about gaming were shared across Twitter in 2020, showing an increase of 75% compared to 2019 and a 49% increase in unique authors. These are numbers that continue to rise as both gaming and Twitter grow in popularity. The following countries tweeted the most about gaming 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 all of these people were tweeting about gaming, these are the topics they paid particular attention to in 2020:

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

Animal Crossing: New Horizons took the lead, but these were some other titles heralded by Twitter 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

We had some popular gaming events in 2020 despite lockdowns and other challenges presented by COVID such as:

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

These eSports took Twitter by storm 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

Since YouTube and Twitch gaming both really blew up, the community has a lot of personalities to observe and/or look up to, these were the most tweeted about gaming personalities of 2020:

  1. Ibai Llanos
  2. el Rubius
  3. Jack Septiceye
  4. Ninja
  5. Pokimane
  6. TimtheTatman
  7. BadBoyHalo
  8. Technoblade
  9. GeorgeNotFound
  10. Corpse Husband

Which of these topics, games, events, and personalities did you talk about during 2020? What do you expect to catch your attention this year? Let us know in the comments below!