Gamers are taking to Twitter, as the social network said there were over 500 million gaming-related tweets during the first half of the year, up 20% from the first half of 2018, and the year-to-date total of nearly 700 million is up 30% year-over-year.
Twitter said there has also been a 15% jump in unique authors thus far in 2019.
The social network also shared some related statistics.
The five most-mentioned competitors in July’s Fortnite World Cup were:
The five countries that tweeted the most about the event were:
The five most-mentioned competitors in the Evolution Championship Series were:
And the countries with the most EVO-related tweets were:
The top five countries in terms of gaming tweets thus far in 2019 are:
- South Korea
The five most-talked-about games in Japan were:
- Fate/Grand Order
- Granblue Fantasy
- Monster Strike
- Ensemble Stars!
- Kantai Collection
And in the U.S.:
- Call of Duty
- The Legend of Zelda
- Kingdom Hearts
Finally, the most-mentioned esports teams over the past 30 days were: