Fate/Grand Order was the most talked about game on Twitter in 2019, according to the social media platform.
In an official blog post, Twitter said there were over 1.2 billion tweets about gaming in 2019, up nearly 20% year over year.
Fate/Grand Order is a free-to-play mobile RPG published by Sony-owned Aniplex.
According to analytics firm Sensor Tower, it was the second highest grossing game in the first half of last year ($628 million), behind only Tencent’s Honour of Kings ($728 million), and had generated over $3 billion in player spending as of March 2019, with 82% of the total coming from Japanese players.
Fate/Grand Order was Twitter’s most talked about game of 2019 ahead of Fortnite and Final Fantasy.
Twitter’s most talked about video games of 2019:
- Fate/Grand Order
- Final Fantasy
- Identity V
- Granblue Fantasy
- Ensemble Stars
- Monster Strike
- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
- Super Smash Bros.
Twitter’s most talked about gaming events of 2019:
Twitter’s 2019 round-up also reveals the countries that tweeted most about gaming (Japan led the way ahead of the US and South Korea), the most talked about gaming personalities (Ninja was No.1), and the most talked about esports events and teams (League of Legends World Championship and FaZe Clan respectively).
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