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2 billion Tweets about games in the year

Brazilian eSports teams and athletes in the Top 10 of topics more commented on Twitter in 2020

The Twitter platform registered more than 2 billion Tweets about games in 2020. In the ranking, Brazil continues to be one of the countries that talks most about games, in the fourth place. Within the category, eSports were the third topic more spoken about in the world with a growth of 14% year-on-year. Brazilian teams paiN Gaming (@paiNGamingBR), Furia (@FURIA) and Flamengo eSports (@flaesports) are part of the Top 10 of the most tweeted on the planet. The same occurs with Brazilian athletes from eSports @fer - Fernando Alvarenga, FalleNCS - Gabriel Toledo and @TACOCS - Epitacio de Melo.

2020 was the year when games were talked about the most on Twitter. More than 2 billion Tweets were recorded worldwide on the subject. This number represents a growth of 75% in relation to 2019, with an increase of almost 50% when it comes to unique authors. To give an idea, the topic was the sixth most commented one on the platform over the past year.

Brazil continues to be one of the countries that talks most about games, in fourth place. Japan, United States and South Korea, respectively, appear in the Top 3. According to a survey of the platform, the number of Tweets on the subject doubled in the country in 2020 compared to the previous year.

Check below some lists that show more details of the conversation in Brazil throughout 2020:

Most commented games in Brazil



  1. League of Legends (@LeagueOfLegends)
  2. Among Us (@AmongUsGame)
  3. Minecraft  (@Minecraft)
  4. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
  6. Grand Theft Auto
  7. The Last of Us Pt. 2
  8. The Sims (@TheSims)
  9. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
  10. Garena Free Fire (@FreeFireBR)

Most cited eSports teams in Brazil


  1. mibr (@mibr)
  2. paiN Gaming (@paiNGamingBR)
  3. Flamengo Esports (@flaesports)
  5. INTZ (@INTZ)
  6. Team Liquid (@TeamLiquidBR)
  7. FNATIC (@fnatic)
  8. Vivo Keyd (@VivoKeyd)
  9. KaBum! Esports (@kabumesports)
  10. Cloud9 (@Cloud9)

Events (Games) more mentioned in Brazil



  1. CCXP 2020
  2. The 2020 Game Awards
  3. The Future of Gaming on PS5 Event
  4. Xbox Games Showcase
  5. Ubisoft Forward 2020


Following, lists with global information on the topic:

The most followed topics in 2020
Gaming was the 6th most followed topic on Twitter. Within the category, the most followed gaming topics in 2020 were:



  1. Games
  2. Games news
  3. eSports
  4. Influencers
  5. Playstation (@Playstation)
  6. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)
  7. Call of Duty (@CallofDuty)
  8. Minecraft (@Minecraft)
  9. Animal Crossing (@animalcrossing)
  10. Xbox (@xbox)

From global championships to major announcements, Twitter continued to be the virtual esports bar in 2020. The esports conversation was up 14% compared to 2019.

Countries that Tweeted the most about games in 2020



  1. Japan
  2. USA
  3. South Korea
  4. Brazil
  5. Thailand
  6. UK
  7. France
  8. India
  9. Philippines
  10. Spain

Most commented games globally



  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (@animalcrossing)
  2. Fate/Grand Order (@fgoproject)
  3. Disney: Twisted-Wonderland (@twst_jp)
  4. Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy)
  5. Fortnite (@fortnitegame)
  6. Ensemble Stars! (@ensemble_stars)
  7. Knives Out (@game_knives_out)
  8. Genshin Impact (@GenshinImpact)
  9. Apex Legends (@PlayApex)
  10. Identity V (@IdentityVJP)

Most Tweeted gaming personalities

  1. @ibaillanos
  2. @rubiu5
  3. @jack_septic_eye
  4. @ninja
  5. @pokimanelol
  6. @timthetatman
  7. @BadBoyHalo
  8. @technothepig
  9. @georgenotfound
  10. @Corpse_Husband

Most talked about eSports events


  1. League of Legends Worlds 2020
  2. EVO Japan 2020
  3. CBLoL Split 2 Finals 2020
  4. Call of Duty League 2020 Championship
  5. Overwatch League Grand Finals 2020

Most commented eSports teams


  1. FaZe Clan (@fazeclan)
  2. G2 Esports (@G2esports)
  3. mibr (@mibr)
  4. Fnatic (@fnatic)
  5. paiN Gaming (@paiNGamingBR)
  6. T1 (@T1)
  7. Cloud9 (@Cloud9)
  8. Furia (@FURIA)
  9. Flamengo eSports (@flaesports)
  10. 100 Thieves (@100Thieves)

Most commented eSports atlethes


  1. @Mongraal
  2. @benjyfishy
  3. @Scump
  4. @Bugha
  5. @mitr0
  6. @fer - Fernando Alvarenga
  7. @zayt
  8. @FalleNCS - Gabriel Toledo
  9. @TACOCS - Epitacio de Melo
  10. @Clayster

Source: GMB / Twitter Brasil