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There is a boom in tweets about video games in the first half of 2022

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Would you have ever imagined the Twitter App becoming a reference point in the gaming world? Probably not, you can tell. Yet, in the first half of 2022 the platform hosted approximately 1.5 billion video game-themed tweetsscoring an increase of 36% compared to the same period last year. A growth that gives us a measure of the direction that social media is taking in recent years, leaving a lot of space for conversations that are anything but related to politics.

Twitter: App collects over 1.5 billion tweets about the gaming world

There is a boom in video game-themed tweets on the Twitter app. In the first six months of the year, in fact, there were over 1.5 billion gaming themed content that users have shared on the platform. A success that seems due to the releases of new titles such as Elden Ring as well as to the most important events in the sector, such as Xbox Showcase, Playstation’s State of Play and Summer Game Fest. “Gaming enthusiasts from around the world gathered on Twitter to comment on the latest happenings and trends. From the new releases of the games to the patch notes, up to the highlights of the main sporting events “, so comments the same platform.

Not by chance, Genshin Impact remained the most tweeted title globally, confirming a record it had already achieved in 2021. In second place in the ranking of the most tweeted games, however, Wordle, which has literally driven the Net crazy in recent months. As for the countries in which users are most active in sharing gaming tweets, in the first place we see the Japanfollowed by United States e South Korea. Finally, here is also a ranking of the “Spaces” related to the most listened to video games in the world: “Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard, let’s talk”, “Talking about Summer Game Fest plans and ideas from fans” and “100Thieves post LCS talk”. And don’t let it be said that Twitter App users don’t like to play games.

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