Gaming Talk Soars on Twitter in 2020

2 billion-plus tweets came from 49% more unique authors


There were over 2 billion tweets about gaming in 2020, up 75% from 2019, and those tweets came from more people, with a 49% increase in unique authors.

With Covid-19 putting the kibosh on in-person gatherings and events, some of the industry’s biggest moments and developments played out on the social network.

Gaming was the sixth-most-followed topic overall on Twitter in 2020, and the most followed gaming topics for the year were:

  1. Gaming
  2. Gaming news
  3. Esports
  4. Gaming influencers
  5. Playstation
  6. Fortnite
  7. Call of Duty
  8. Minecraft
  9. Animal Crossing
  10. Xbox

The countries that tweeted the most about gaming last year were:

  1. Japan
  2. U.S.
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