The previous few years have seen accelerated development for the gaming business, which noticed its audiences increase considerably. This development naturally impacted conversations on social networks and the information from 2021 reaffirm that the growth was not solely a phenomenon of the primary yr of the pandemic. According to the figures revealed by Twitter, final yr greater than 2.4 billion tweets about videogames had been generated.
In this fashion, the business set a brand new file within the social community and established a development of 14% in comparison with the earlier yr within the quantity of content material that customers generated on the totally different subjects related to the business. These numbers appear extra spectacular when in comparison with different close by years: they represented a rise of greater than 10 occasions in comparison with 2017. As an additional piece of knowledge, and following the report printed by the platform, “The fourth quarter of 2021 was the largest video game conversation ever on Twitter.”
Four conditions that contributed to this development stood out: the return of many face-to-face esports occasions after the obligatory break in 2020, the launch of recent related titles, the growth of protection on these points within the media and the development that’s starting to excel in respect of NFTs.
In the primary place, probably the most talked about video video games of 2021 stood out and the listing was topped Genshin Impact, one of the vital widespread titles and with a extra loyal and lively neighborhood lately. The high 10 had been accomplished: Apex Legends, Ensemble Stars !, Final Fantasy, Fate / Grand Order, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Knives Out, Minecraft, Project Sekai and Fortnite.
Among the 5 gaming occasions that generated probably the most conversations had been The Game Awards -which topped It Takes Two as Game of the Year within the final edition-, Xbox Games Showcase, Gamescom 2021 and Summer Game Fest 2021. But the primary place went to the E3 2021, which this yr didn’t begin with the most effective information. A couple of days in the past it was reported that the face-to-face name for 2022 was canceled because of the enhance in coronavirus circumstances which are being registered. However, it was not particularly confirmed that it will likely be carried out on-line.
Ibai was one of many figures who stomped on the evaluate of Twitter. He was not solely the gaming content material creator that gained probably the most followers within the yr. It was additionally the one which garnered probably the most video views and was the fourth gaming character that acquired probably the most mentions throughout your complete social community.
2021 was a yr of milestones for the Spanish streamer and that explains the numbers he achieved. He carried out a night of boxing that surpassed 1,000,000 and a half spectators concurrently, acquired -together with Gerard Piqué– the broadcasting rights of the Copa América for Spain, was a part of the presentation of Messi at PSG (and his farewell to Barcelona) and introduced his personal esports group, KOI, additionally from the hand of Piqué. That was not all as a result of on New Year’s Eve it broadcast the chimes and surpassed 800 thousand viewers concurrently.
They additionally made a listing of the esports gamers who generated probably the most consideration in the course of the previous yr and within the first place appeared Mongraal, Fortnite participant. He was accompanied by Bugha, Benjyfishy, Scump, Rekkles, Nobru, FalleN, Mixwell -who additionally collaborated with a few of the most excellent broadcasts within the Hispanic neighborhood in the course of the VALORANT Champions-, TenZ and s1mple, which topped a fantastic 2021 by which he received drained to reap titles.
When it comes to groups, the highest 10 talked about had been LOUD esports, FaZe Clan, paiN Gaming, G2 Esports, Fnatic, Furia, 100 Thieves, DetonatioN Gaming, T1 and Team Liquid.
In what has to do with esports leagues, League of Legends Esports (@lolesports) was the one which generated probably the most views. In second place got here the Valorant Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports) and was adopted by Call of Duty League (@CODLeague), ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) and League of Legends Championship Series (@LCSOfficial).