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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Lights Up Charts as Twitter’s Most Talked-About Game

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Animal Crossing New Horizons

Earlier this week, Twitter Japan revealed some statistics that showed that Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the most Tweeted-about game of the past year ending April 1, 2020. The game also saw the biggest increase in conversation during the past year, and from Twitter stats, Japan was the country with the most people Tweeting about the game. (Too bad, US!)

In particular, talk about the game rose by 71% in the second half of March alone, and the number of unique authors writing about the game increased by 38%, which should be no surprise considering the hype surrounding the game, as well as the perfect timing of the game’s release which coincided with more people staying indoors.

Here’s Twitter Japan’s list of top most-Tweeted games worldwide, top 10 in the US, and more:

Most-Tweeted Games Worldwide

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  2. Fate/Grand Order
  3. Final Fantasy
  4. Ensemble Stars!
  5. Fortnite
  6. Monster Strike
  7. Granblue Fantasy
  8. Identity V
  9. Minecraft
  10. Knives Out

Most-Tweeted Games in US:

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  2. Call of Duty
  3. Final Fantasy
  4. Fortnite
  5. Fire Emblem
  6. DOOM
  7. Super Mario
  8. NBA2K
  9. Overwatch
  10. The Legend of Zelda

Countries Which Tweeted about Animal Crossing the most:

  1. Japan
  2. US
  3. South Korea
  4. France
  5. Spain

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is currently available on Nintendo Switch. Check out some of our Castlevania-inspired outfits here!

Alistair Wong
Very avid gamer with writing tendencies. Fan of Rockman and Pokémon and lots more!