India in the top 10 for most gaming tweeters: report

New Delhi, January 11 (IANS): India ranked 10th among the countries that tweeted the most about games in 2021, according to a report on Tuesday.

According to the microblogging site Twitter, there have been over 2.4 billion tweets about games globally, an increase of 14% year-over-year and an increase of more than 10 times. compared to 2017.

“In India, gamers are tweeting about their favorite games – following live feeds and scores, as well as the latest editions and releases,” the company said in a statement.

“Last year we saw Indians log on to a new game – Genshin Impact, which released in late 2020, but became a Twitter favorite in no time,” he added.

After Genshin Impact, the other most talked about games in India in 2021 were Minecraft, PUBG, Roblox, Fortnite, etc.

“Indian gaming enthusiasts not only talk about games but also follow on-going leagues, tournaments and esports events,” the company said.

“They’re always loaded and tweeting to support their favorite teams, and G2 Esports shines as India’s favorite esports team,” he added.

Players on Twitter also connected via live audio chats on Twitter Spaces, the company said.

The first three places were respectively occupied by Japan, the United States and South Korea.

Amanda J. Marsh