Gaming Drove 1 Billion Tweets Globally on Twitter in 2018

According to the latest statistics from Twitter, gaming was the primary factor that resulted in a whopping 1 billion Tweets globally on the social network in 2018. Gamers from all over the world discussed the most anticipated game titles on Twitter all year long.

Gaming fans also took to Twitter to cheer on their favourite esports teams and to join a community of passionate, like-minded fanatics from around the globe.

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Twitter’s data shows that Canadians were especially drawn to Fortnite, Overwatch and Call of Duty, making them the top three most mentioned games by Canadians in 2018.

Below is the list of the top 10 most mentioned games in Canada:

  1. Fortnite
  2. Overwatch
  3. Call of Duty
  4. Grand Theft Auto
  5. Pokémon
  6. Super Mario
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  8. Super Smash Bros.
  9. Splatoon
  10. The Legend of Zelda

E3, the video gaming industry’s premier trade event, alone resulted in over 15 million Tweets whereas several other major events around the globe also got gamers Tweeting.

Check out the list of the most talked about gaming events of the year:

  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

Let us know if gaming also got you tweeting this past year and what games do you follow the most on Twitter.

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