If you’ve been on social media over the past month it’s clear that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a sensation, and now we have some official statistics to prove it. Twitter Japan has released data confirming that the game is the most talked about game of the past year in Japan and the past 30 days in the United States.

In the official lists, Animal Crossing beats out the likes of Fate/Grand Order in Japan and Call of Duty in the US for the coveted number one spot.

Check out the full lists, translated by Siliconera, below:

Most Popular Games on Twitter Worldwide for the year leading up to April 1, 2020

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Fate/Grand Order
  • Final Fantasy
  • Ensemble Stars!
  • Fortnite
  • Monster Strike
  • Granblue Fantasy
  • Identity V
  • Minecraft
  • Knives Out

Most Popular Games on Twitter in the United States for the 30 days leading up to April 1, 2020

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Call of Duty
  • Final Fantasy
  • Fortnite
  • Fire Emblem
  • DOOM
  • Super Mario
  • NBA2K
  • Overwatch
  • The Legend of Zelda

With continual updates promised throughout the year, we’ll just have to wait and see if Animal Crossing maintains this momentum!
 

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Written by Tom Brown

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