2020 as a year was a mess, let’s be honest. But for the gaming world, it was huge. Thanks to lockdowns, we were all at home a lot more. That led to 2020 being the year more video games were played than ever! It also brought gaming Twitter to new heights.

For the first time ever, there were more than 2 billion tweets on gaming throughout the year. The gamer uprising is coming! Gamers worldwide came together on Twitter, and gaming was the 6th most followed topic.

Japan was the top country Tweeting about gaming in 2020, followed by the USA and South Korea.

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.

Events last year moved to be solely virtual, but that didn’t stop the talk! GamEir even streamed a few of them!

Of course, Animal Crossing is the most tweeted about game in Ireland. We were all looking to sell our turnips! I doubt any of us are surprised by any of the games appearing here. We are creatures of habit.

You can’t have gaming Twitter without mentioning all the personalities out there. Thankfully none of these are here because of controversy. Well, that I know of.

The most tweeted about Esports Teams on Irish Twitter were:

Let’s keep on gaming.

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Jade is a 25 year old horror queen (her words), artist and gamer. She's also a bit too obsessed with dinosaurs. When she's not writing or in game, Jade can normally be found buried in some kind of art.

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