Fate/Grand Order Was the Most-Tweeted-About Game in 2018

Seth Abner led esports athletes on the social network

Japan was the country where the most gaming-related tweets originated
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There were some 1 billion tweets about gaming worldwide in 2018, and Twitter shared a look at some of the topics that generated the most buzz on its platform last year.

The countries and regions that tweeted the most about gaming in 2018 were:

  1. Japan
  2. U.S.
  3. U.K.
  4. France
  5. Korea
  6. Spain
  7. Brazil
  8. Canada
  9. Mexico
  10. Germany

The most-tweeted-about games last year were:

  1. Fate/Grand Order
  2. Fortnite
  3. Monster Strike
  4. Splatoon
  5. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  6. Granblue Fantasy
  7. Ensemble Stars
  8. Super Smash Bros.
  9. Overwatch
  10. Final Fantasy

2018’s most-tweeted-about esports athletes were:

  1. Seth Abner
  2. Félix Lengyel
  3. Juan DeBiedma
  4. Yiliang Peng
  5. Ian Porter
  6. Gabriel Toledo
  7. James Clayton Eubanks
  8. William Peter Hjelte
  9. Dillon Price
  10. Thomas Paparratto

The esports franchises that drew the most mentions on the social network last year were:

  1. FaZe Clan
  2. OpTic Gaming
  3. Cloud9
  4. FNATIC
  5. TSM
  6. Houston Outlaws
  7. Dallas Fuel
  8. G2 Esport
  9. London Spitfire
  10. Team Liquid

Finally, the most-talked-about gaming events on Twitter in 2018 were:

  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

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