Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

The most common themes on Twitter Gaming 2021 were revealed. Video games like Genshin Impact or Final Fantasy leading the way, and lots of surprises!

Twitter It is one of the most used social networks in the world, a space where people can engage in conversations on popular topics in real time, such as video games, cinema or technology.

Recently, the company public the statistics of Twitter Gaming with the most talked about topics about video games throughout 2021: a 14% increase was reported compared to 2020, and a 10-fold increase since 2017, with more than 2.4 billion tweets about video games throughout the year.

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

Among the countries that tweeted the most about Gaming are Japan, the United States, South Korea, Thailand, Brazil, the Philippines, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, France and India in the TOP 10 with decreasing order, and worldwide, the video games that more conversations generated were Genshin Impact, Apex Legends, Ensemble Stars! Final Fantasy, Fate / Grand Order, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Knives Out, Minecraft, Project Sekai Y Fortnite.

Regarding events, the ones that received the most mentions were E3 2021, The Game Awards, Xbox Games Showcase, Gamescom 2021 Y Summer Game Fest 2021. However, it seems that the strength of the conversations in Twitter Gaming targets esports: athletes like Mongraal, Bugha or Benjyfishy are among the three most mentioned in the bird’s social network, and events such as CBLOL, COD League, Valorant Champions Tour, Overwatch League Y LoL Championship Series were on the lips of all users of the platform in 2021.

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The most mentioned video games on Twitter 2021

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact)
  2. Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
  3. Ensemble Stars! (@ensemble_stars)
  4. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  5. Fate / Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
  7. Knives Out (@game_knives_out)
  8. Minecraft (@Minecraft)
  9. Project Sekai (@pj_sekai)
  10. Fortnite (@fortnitegame)

Most Tweeted Esports Athletes

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Mongraal (@Mongraal)
  2. Bugha (@bugha)
  3. Benjyfishy (@benjyfishy)
  4. Scump (@scump)
  5. Rekkles (@RekklesLoL)
  6. Nobru (@Nobru)
  7. FalleN (@FalleNCS)
  8. Mixwell (@Mixwell)
  9. TenZ (@TenZOfficial)
  10. s1mple (@ s1job)

The most mentioned esports teams

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. LOUD esports (@LOUDgg)
  2. FaZe Clan (@fazeclan)
  3. paiN Gaming (@paiNGamingBR)
  4. G2 Esports (@ G2esports)
  5. Fnatic (@fnatic)
  6. Fury@FURY)
  7. 100 Thieves (@ 100Thieves)
  8. Detonation Gaming (@team_detonation)
  9. T1 (@ T1)
  10. Team Liquid (@TeamLiquid)

The esports teams with the most views

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. FaZe Clan (@FaZeClan)
  2. G2 Esports (@ G2esports)
  3. 100 Thieves (@ 100Thieves)
  4. TSM FTX (@TSM)
  5. LOUD (@LOUDgg)

The esports teams that got the most followers on Twitter

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. gg (@LOUDgg)
  2. FaZe Clan (@FaZeClan)
  3. Sentinels (@Sentinels)
  4. 100 Thieves (@ 100Thieves)
  5. G2 Esports (@ G2sports)

The countries that tweeted the most about Gaming

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Japan
  2. U.S
  3. South Korea
  4. Thailand
  5. Brazil
  6. Philippines
  7. Indonesia
  8. United Kingdom
  9. France
  10. India

The most tweeted gaming events

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. E3 2021 (@ E3)
  2. The Game Awards (@TheGameAwards)
  3. Xbox Games Showcase (@Xbox)
  4. Gamescom 2021 (@Gamescom)
  5. Summer Game Fest 2021 (@SummerGameFest)

The most mentioned gaming personalities

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Colon (@ Colon56N)
  2. AuronPlay (@auronplay)
  3. Felipe Neto (@felipeneto)
  4. Ibai (@IbaiLlanos)
  5. Dream (@Dream)
  6. GeorgeNotFound (@GeorgeNotFound)
  7. Corpse Husband (@Corpse_Husband)
  8. Sapnap (@sapnap)
  9. BadBoyHalo (@BadBoyHalo)
  10. Junichi Kato (@ unkochan1234567)

Gaming content creators with more video views

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Ibai Llanos (@IbaiLlanos, Spain)
  2. Gotaga (@Gotaga, France)
  3. TimTheTatman (@timthetatman, USA)
  4. OpTic Scump (@scump, USA)
  5. Disrespect (@DrDisrespect, USA)

Gaming content creators who gained the most followers on Twitter

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Ibai Llanos (@IbaiLlanos, Spain)
  2. Dream (@Dream, USA)
  3. Ari Gameplays (@arigameplays, Mexico)
  4. TommyInnit (@tommyinnit, United Kingdom)
  5. Karl Jacobs (@KarlJacobs_, USA)

The most mentioned esports leagues

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. CBLOL (@CBLOL)
  2. Call of Duty League (@CODLeague)
  3. Valorant Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports)
  4. Overwatch League (@OverwatchLeague)
  5. League of Legends Championship Series (@LCSOfficial)

Esports leagues with more views

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. League of Legends Esports (@lolesports)
  2. Valorant Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports)
  3. Call of Duty League (@CODLeague)
  4. ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS)
  5. League of Legends Championship Series (@LCSOfficial)

Esports leagues that got the most followers on Twitter

Twitter Gaming and esports: find out which were the most popular topics on the platform in 2021

  1. Fortnite Competitive Series (@FNCompetitive)
  2. Valorant Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports)
  3. League of Legends Esports (@lolesports)
  4. League of Legends European Championship (@LEC)
  5. Valorant Champions Tour: North America (@valesports_na)