The Genshin effect may have topped the chart of most tweeted games in 2021, but it was followed by another game that is quite unknown in the West, StarsHere’s what you need to know about this idol franchise.
Did you see this news, Twitter Officially shared Its stats for 2021 reveal the top 10 most tweeted about games and game franchises of the year:
- The Genshin effect
- Apex Legends
- Final Fantasy
- Pull out the knife
- Project Sekai
- THAN – Choose your Twisted Wonderland dorm!
Stars Mobile games explained
Stars was originally a mobile game by Happy Elements, a Chinese company, featuring male idols. The game features several groups of dancing and singing and goes through the usual idol-related activities.
Stars Set in a school that trains idols and players, the sole female student and producer, the management of the idols is up to the player. Stars basically an advanced simulation. There are events you will trigger and you need to manage the stats and skills of each character, decide which idols will be in your unit etc. Idols are represented through cards and there is a gacha system to get them.
What is that Stars Music and Communication?
Stars was first released on Android on April 28, 2015. And on March 15, 2020, two new sequels were released.: Ensemble Stars Music and Basic Ensemble Stars. Both take place a year after the original game.
Long story, Music by Ensemble Stars is a mobile rhythm game with 3D concert scenes, while Basic Ensemble Stars keep the same advanced simulation elements as the original.
One of the main appeals of Stars The voice acting of idols is extremely diverse. You can find big names in the industry like Hikaru Midorikawa (Heero in Gundam Wings, Gridman) and many younger and newer voice actors in the same groups.
To be Stars Released in English?
On December 24, 2021, an official Twitter account for Music by Ensemble Stars has been opened along with pre-registration, revealing that an English and Western release is in the works. However, there is no release date estimate yet. Meanwhile, there is also a Stars anime adaptations you can watch to join the franchise.
Similar to Twisted Wonderland, most likely the English release of Stars would make it one of the biggest mobile games in the West after its huge success in Japan.
Top 10 Most Tweeted Games about 2021 – Analysis
Twitter is the most used social media in Japan. And most Japanese players join the mainstream games just like everyone else. Hence why Fortnite, Top, and the like are very high. However, Japanese fans of franchises like FGO and Stars, or Ensta like its nickname, very popular on Twitter.
Last but not least, it is interesting to note that Uma Musume not included in the top 10. Although so far it is one of the most popular and profitable game of the year 2021, as I explained after placing it in 2nd place in my top 10 2021 list.
The main reason for that is Uma Musume Discussion focuses on the characters. And they base and share their names with real, existing horses. So most tweets about Uma Musume classified outside the game. Most fans rarely mention “Uma Musume” or the nickname “Umamusu” in their tweets, citing only the names of the horses.
Have some Uma Musume The fans participated in the horse racing with the game. They regularly share news regarding real horse racing, and all follow and comment on Sunday races. These tweets are not counted for Uma Musume also don’t play games even though they are huge.
Even today, January 11, 2022, “sorry 1500 gems” and “urgent maintenance” are trending on Japanese Twitter. For all Uma Musume the player gets 1500 gems to compensate for the emergency maintenance. But only one of these two is recognized as Uma Musume according to Twitter statistics.
What do you all think of these Twitter results? Which of the 10 most tweeted about games of 2021 do you love the most? Let us know in the comments section!
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