Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Nintendo among the most popular topics during E3 2018 on Twitter

The following interesting info comes from the official Twitter blog, in regard to the most popular gaming content during E3 2018 last week:

Gamers around the world were glued to Twitter last week to hear and talk about the breaking announcements, trailers, and gameplay reveals coming from the annual E3 expo (@E3) in Los Angeles. No matter what games were announced, or what tournaments were happening, people came to Twitter to talk about it!

Gaming conversation was fast and furious on Twitter. There was a 94% increase in overall gaming conversation during E3 compared to the previous week on Twitter.

And there were nearly 15 million #E3 related Tweets last week. The highest spike in E3 conversation came during the Nintendo Direct press conference between 9-10 AM ET on June 12 with 890K Tweets.

The gaming conversation on Twitter spans the globe, and it was no different during #E3. These were the countries that Tweeted the most about the event.

  1. United States
  2. Japan
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Spain
  5. France

A look at the most Tweeted about topics during the annual event offers a fascinating glimpse at what got gaming fans most excited.

  1. Nintendo (@Nintendo)
  2. Xbox (@Xbox)
  3. Super Smash Bros. (#SuperSmashBros)
  4. Fallout (@Fallout)
  5. Playstation (@PlayStation)
  6. Kingdom Hearts (@KINGDOMHEARTS)
  7. Ubisoft (@Ubisoft)
  8. Elder Scrolls (@ElderScrolls)
  9. Death Stranding (#DEATHSTRANDING)
  10. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)

These were the most Tweeted about newly-announced games:

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. Kingdom Hearts 3
  3. Fallout 76
  4. The Last of Us 2
  5. Death Stranding

These were the moments that generated the most conversation on Twitter:

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate release date is announced
  2. Ridley announced as newest character added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  3. Elder Scrolls VI trailer is revealed at @Bethesda press conference

In addition to being some of the most-discussed topics on Twitter, @Nintendo@Bethesda@Ubisoft@PlayStation, and @Xbox were all the #1 worldwide trend on Twitter during their respective #E3 press conferences. The event itself — using hashtags #E3 and #E32018 — was also a top trend on Twitter last week.

@FortniteGame was among the early winners of last week’s event. The Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament generated 250K Tweets during #E3.

Source: Official Twitter blog

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