Animal Crossing Led Gaming Chatter on Twitter in the First Half of 2020

Japan tweeted about games the most during this time

Video games were a major topic on Twitter in the first half of 2020, with Animal Crossing continuing to lead gaming conversation on the platform following its launch March 20. Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the most-tweeted-about game on Twitter as of March, and it also took the top spot for the first six months of the year.

Twitter said over 1 billion gaming-related tweets were shared during the first half of 2020. For this time period, the social network saw a 71% year-over-year increase in conversation volume and a 46% year-over-year increase in unique authors.


Globally, the most-tweeted-about games in the first half of 2020 were:

  1. Animal Crossing
  2. Fate/Grand Order
  3. Final Fantasy
  4. Disney: Twisted-Wonderland
  5. Fortnite
  6. Ensemble Stars!
  7. Knives Out
  8. Apex Legends
  9. Identity V
  10. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Twitter also ranked the top 10 countries that tweeted the most about gaming during this time:

  1. Japan
  2. U.S.


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