Twitter reveals the most tweets about video games in 2021

using their internal data, Twitter The most talked-about video games throughout 2021 have been revealed, many of which are available or planned for the Nintendo Switch.

The free-to-play action-RPG phenomenon Genshin Impact from miHoYo unsurprisingly took the top spot, and while it’s confirmed for Switch, it’s rumored to be delayed due to hardware constraints, but hopefully it arrives on the platform sooner rather than later. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the only game developed by Nintendo and is a Switch exclusive, coming in at number 6. You can check out the full top 10 list below, with all current Switch games highlighted in bold.

  1. Genshin Impact
  2. Apex Legends
  3. ensemble star
  4. final fantasy
  5. Fate/Grand Order
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  7. knife out
  8. my world
  9. SEKAI Project: Colorful Stage!
  10. Fortnite

Overall, gaming-related discussions saw 2.4 billion trending tweets posted throughout the year, up 14% year-over-year. In particular, Q4 2021 was the biggest gaming tweet quarter in Twitter history. With the popularity of many streamers and content creators, and big game releases from major publishers like Metroid Dread and Halo Infinite, there’s no question why gamers have a lot to share and discuss in 2021.

source / pass through