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.
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.
- United States
- United Kingdom
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.
- Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
- Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
- Monster Strike (@MStrikeOfficial)
- Splatoon (@SplatoonJP)
- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (@PUBG)
- Granblue Fantasy (@granbluefantasy)
- Ensemble Stars (@ensemble_stars)
- Super Smash Brothers (@NintendoAmerica)
- Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch)
- Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
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.
- Seth Abner (@OpTic_Scumper)
- Félix Lengyel (@xQc)
- Juan DeBiedma (@LiquidHbox)
- Yiliang Peng (@TLDoublelift)
- Ian Porter (@OpTic_Crimsix)
- Gabriel Toledo (@FalleNCS)
- James Clayton Eubanks (@Clayster)
- William Peter Hjelte (@TSM_Leffen)
- Dillon Price (@Attach)
- Thomas Paparratto (@ZooMaa)
As for esports franchises, American organization FaZe Clan has beaten other professional teams to the top spot.
- FaZe Clan (@fazeclan)
- OpTic Gaming (@opticgaming)
- Cloud9 (@cloud9)
- FNATIC (@FNATIC)
- TSM (@tsm)
- Houston Outlaws (@outlaws)
- Dallas Fuel (@dallasfuel)
- G2 Esport (@g2esports)
- London Spitfire (@spitfire)
- Team Liquid (@teamliquid)
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.
- Tokyo Game Show 2018
- The Game Awards 2018
- 2018 League of Legends World Championship
- Overwatch League Inaugural Season Championship
- ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018
- FACEIT Major: London 2018
- Gamescom 2018
- BlizzCon 2018
- TwitchCon 2018
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