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Fortnite Only Comes 2nd Place in Most-Tweeted Games of 2018 (FULL LIST HERE)

Can you guess who takes in the first spot?

Hint: This must be fate.

Twitter Gaming releases their 2018 year-in-review.

Twitter's head of gaming content partnerships Rishi Chadha revealed some interesting statistics for Twitter Gaming in 2018. Reportedly, 1 billion tweets were posted by gamers, media, companies, streamers, and players last year.

Photo courtesy of Con Karampelas (unsplash.com/@conkarampelas)

This includes blow-by-blow tournament updates, supportive tweets for fans' favorite teams, and everyone's hyped-up thoughts on upcoming game releases.

Here is the year 2018 in Twitter Gaming.

United States only comes in second place in the regions that tweeted most about gaming last year.

  1. Japan
  2. United States
  3. United Kingdom
  4. France
  5. Korea
  6. Spain
  7. Brazil
  8. Canada
  9. Mexico
  10. Germany

Unexpectedly, Epic Games' popular title Fortnite only came on the number two spot, despite headlining on multiple media sources over the last two years. Type-Moon's gacha game Fate/Grand Order comes in first place.

  1. Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  2. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
  3. Monster Strike (@MStrikeOfficial)
  4. Splatoon (@SplatoonJP)
  5. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (@PUBG)
  6. Granblue Fantasy (@granbluefantasy)
  7. Ensemble Stars (@ensemble_stars)
  8. Super Smash Brothers (@NintendoAmerica)
  9. Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch)
  10. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)

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On to esports players, Doublelift (Yiliang Peng) takes 4th runner up, while Call of Duty World Champion Seth Abner (Scumper) takes the trophy for the most-tweeted esports athletes.

  1. Seth Abner (@OpTic_Scumper)
  2. Félix Lengyel (@xQc)
  3. Juan DeBiedma (@LiquidHbox)
  4. Yiliang Peng (@TLDoublelift)
  5. Ian Porter (@OpTic_Crimsix)
  6. Gabriel Toledo (@FalleNCS)
  7. James Clayton Eubanks (@Clayster)
  8. William Peter Hjelte (@TSM_Leffen)
  9. Dillon Price (@Attach)
  10. Thomas Paparratto (@ZooMaa)

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As for esports franchises, American organization FaZe Clan has beaten other professional teams to the top spot.

  1. FaZe Clan (@fazeclan)
  2. OpTic Gaming (@opticgaming)
  3. Cloud9 (@cloud9)
  5. TSM (@tsm)
  6. Houston Outlaws (@outlaws)
  7. Dallas Fuel (@dallasfuel)
  8. G2 Esport (@g2esports)
  9. London Spitfire (@spitfire)
  10. Team Liquid (@teamliquid)

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Everyone's favorite Electronic Entertainment Expo got everyone tweeting, as it gets the 1st place for most-talked about gaming event on Twitter for 2018, with League of Legends' Worlds 2018 on the fourth spot.

  1. E3
  2. Tokyo Game Show 2018
  3. The Game Awards 2018
  4. 2018 League of Legends World Championship
  5. Overwatch League Inaugural Season Championship
  6. ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018
  7. FACEIT Major: London 2018
  8. Gamescom 2018
  9. BlizzCon 2018
  10. TwitchCon 2018
Gaming and esports is happening on Twitter. Keep an eye on @TwitterGaming to stay close to all the news and action as Twitter brings more creators, video and gaming conversation to the platform in 2019 and beyond!


MN | Tin

MN | Tin

Casual among all casuals. A Summoner by heart. When she’s not doing anything, Tin daydreams about the bustling streets of Shibuya, the little town of Omorimachi, and everything in between.

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