Nintendo and Super Smash Bros. Led E3 Chatter on Twitter

The U.S. tweeted about the show the most

The Electronic Entertainment Expo took place earlier this month in Los Angeles - Credit by Entertainment Software Association

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place June 12-14 in Los Angeles. With the conference now over, Twitter revealed the games and topics that were tweeted about most during the event.

In a Twitter blog post, Rishi Chadha, head of gaming content partnerships at Twitter, said there was a 94 percent increase in the “overall gaming conversation” on Twitter during the week of E3 compared to the previous week. Users shared almost 15 million E3-related tweets during the event.

The highest spike in E3-related tweets occurred during Nintendo’s Direct press conference on June 12. Chadha said 890,000 tweets were sent during Nintendo’s conference.

The top five countries that tweeted most about E3 were:

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

The most tweeted about topics during E3 were:

  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. The Elder Scrolls (@ElderScrolls)
  9. Death Stranding (#DeathStranding)
  10. Fortnite (@FortniteGame)

Meanwhile, the five most tweeted about “newly-announced” games were:

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

Finally, these were the top three moments that “generated the most conversation” on Twitter during E3:

  1. Super Smash Bros. release date revealed
  2. Ridley announced as a new character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  3. The Elder Scrolls VI revealed at the Bethesda press conference