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PH ranks 10th place on countries Tweeting the most about gaming

In 2019, there were more than 1.2 BILLION Tweets about gaming globally, up nearly 20% year over year. That’s A LOT of Tweets.

In 2019, there were more than 1.2 BILLION Tweets about gaming globally, up nearly 20% year over year. That’s A LOT of Tweets.

Filipino gamers and enthusiasts also come to Twitter to talk about the biggest moments of the year – the game drops, the fandom, and more, all year long. In fact, the Philippines ranks 10th on countries that Tweeted the most about gaming.

Countries Tweeting the Most about Gaming:

  1. Japan
  2. United States
  3. South Korea
  4. Thailand
  5. Brazil
  6. France
  7. Great Britain
  8. Indonesia
  9. Spain
  10. Philippines

Filipinos created an online uproar whenever they watch Esports events. Aside from passionately following their favorite teams, Tweeting their reactions is one way of showing how hyped up they are during games.

This 2019, Filipinos were ecstatic when back-to-back champion, Team OG (@OGesports), heavily used the battlecry #LakadMatatag in their chat wheel during The International 2019 (@dota2ti). Lakad Matatag, meaning “to walk strongly,” originated from Filipino casters Marlon Marcelo and Aldrin Pangan.

Most Talked about Esports Events (Global):

  1. LoL Worlds 2019
  2. EVO 2019
  3. Fortnite World Cup 2019
  4. The International 2019
  5. The Overwatch League 2019 Finals
  6. IEM Katowice CS:GO Major
  7. Call of Duty World Championship
  8. LoL MSI 2019
  9. CWL Anaheim
  10. CWL Miami

Most Talked About Esports Teams (Global):

  1. FaZe Clan
  2. G2 Esports
  3. Cloud9
  4. Fnatic
  5. 100Thieves
  6. Team Liquid
  7. Team SoloMid
  8. Flamengo
  9. MAD Lions (Formerly Splyce)
  10. OpTic Gaming

In the local scene, teams such as The Nationals (@PhNationals), Liyab (@TeamLiyab), and 30th SEA Games medalists, Team SIBOL (@SIBOLesports) were at the forefront of promoting Esports in the country.

Here are the other most talked about gaming topics on Twitter globally in 2019:

Most Talked About Video Games (Global):

  1. Fate/Grand Order
  2. Fortnite
  3. Final Fantasy
  4. Identity V
  5. Granblue Fantasy
  6. Ensemble Stars
  7. Monster Strike
  8. PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds
  9. Minecraft
  10. Super Smash Bros.

Most Talked about Gaming Events (Global):

  1. E3 2019
  2. Tokyo Game Show 2019
  3. The Game Awards 2019
  4. Paris Games Week
  5. FGO Fest
  6. Gamescom 2019
  7. BlizzCon 2019
  8. TwitchCon 2019
  9. Tokaigi Game Party Tokyo 2019
  10. PAX East 2019

Most Talked about Gaming Personalities (Global):

1. Ninja (@Ninja)
2. ElRubius (@Rubiu5)
3. Jacksepticeye (@Jack_Septic_Eye)
4. Tfue (@TTfue)
5. CourageJD (@CouRageJD)
6. Nadeshot (@Nadeshot)
7. Pokimane (@pokimanelol)
8. TimTheTatman (@timthetatman)
9. Dr Lupo (@DrLupo)
10. Dr. Disrespect (@drdisrespect)

So what’s next for 2020?

2019 was epic, but there is so much more to come in 2020. To know #WhatsHappening on all things gaming and esports, be sure to check and join conversations on Twitter.


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