Twitter: Animal Crossing Led Gaming Chatter From August to October 2020

The social network ranked the most-tweeted-about esports teams for the same time period

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Twitter analyzed video-game-related tweets on its platform from August through October 2020 and found that Animal Crossing was the most-tweeted-about game globally during this time. Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released March 20, and it has dominated gaming conversation on Twitter for most of the year.

Overall, the 10 most-tweeted-about games globally from August through October were:

  1. Animal Crossing (@animalcrossing)
  2. Disney: Twisted-Wonderland (@twst_jp)
  3. Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  4. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
  5. Among Us (@InnerslothDevs)
  6. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (@FallGuysGame)
  7. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  8. Minecraft (@Minecraft)
  9. Ensemble Stars (@ensemble_stars)
  10. Apex Legends (@ApexLegends)

Looking at gaming-related conversations in the U.S. specifically, the 10 most-tweeted-about games for the time period were:

  1. Call of Duty (@CallOfDuty)
  2. Among Us (@InnerslothDevs)
  3. Animal Crossing (@animalcrossing)
  4. NBA 2K21 (@NBA2K)
  5. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
  6. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (@FallGuysGame)
  7. Minecraft (@Minecraft)
  8. Super Mario (@NintendoAmerica)
  9. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  10. The Legend of Zelda (@NintendoAmerica)

Moving to esports, Twitter ranked the 10 most-tweeted-about teams globally from August through October 2020:

  1. @FaZeClan
  2. @G2Esports
  3. @LOUDgg
  4. @FNATIC
  5. @mibr
  6. @paiNGamingBR
  7. @TSM
  8. @TeamLiquid
  9. @Cloud9
  10. @Furia

In the U.S., the most-tweeted-about esports teams during the three-month period were:

  1. @FaZeClan
  2. @TSM
  3. @NRGgg
  4. @Huntsmen
  5. @Cloud9
  6. @G2esports
  7. @100Thieves
  8. @TeamLiquid
  9. @SFShock
  10. @DallasEmpire