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Genshin Impact Was The Most Talked About Game On Twitter In 2021

2021 is in the past now, but some interesting statistics are still eking their way into 2022. Today, Twitter Gaming released some numbers surrounding some of the most talked-about titles, esports athletes, events, and more in video games. 

Twitter says 2021 was a record year for gaming chatter on the social media platform, with over 2.4 billion tweets. That’s 14% more compared to the prior year and a ten-fold increase compared to 2017. As for 2021, the final quarter of the year was the biggest in gaming on Twitter. 

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Alongside these stats, Twitter Gaming released some interesting lists, and here are a few that we found especially noteworthy.

Top 10 Most Talked About Games

Genshin Impact
Apex Legends
Ensemble Stars!
Final Fantasy
Fate/Grand Order
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Knives Out
Minecraft
Project Sekai
Fortnite

Top 10 Countries Tweeting About Games

Japan
United States
South Korea
Thailand
Brazil
Philippines
Indonesia
United Kingdom
France
India

Top 5 Most Talked About Gaming Events

E3 2021
The Game Awards
Xbox Games Showcase
Gamescom 2021
Summer Game Fest 2021

For more lists like this, check out Game Informer’s Top 10 Games of 2021 and then read about why Game Informer named Returnal the best action game of 2021. Find out why Game Informer named Tales of Arise the best RPG of 2021 after that, and then check out Game Informer’s list of the best-reviewed indies of 2021

Are any of these surprising to you? Let us know in the comments below!

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