You’ll Never Guess What The Most Popular Game on TikTok Is

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TikTok is a touchy subject – and it has been so for at least the last four years. It started as a platform that hosted videos of teenagers dancing while miming songs but quickly became a melting pot of content creation, bizarre videos, pranks, gaming content, and everything in between. Today, it’s the biggest short-form video-sharing platform in the world, but it’s still a bit of a controversial application that angers the disapproving masses.

However, one category that excelled on TikTok was gaming. For the last three or four years, the application’s stranglehold on the gaming industry has gotten tighter, with creators leaning on the application to share short- and long-form videos, gain followers, and even live stream their gameplay.

Recently, data was revealed showcasing the top 500 games on the app. I’m willing to bet you’ll never guess the most popular game on TikTok.

Battle Royale is Boss

In a data pull, a platform called mindGAME revealed the top 500 games on TikTok by total views and video counts.

At the top of the table sat Garena Free Fire, a mobile-based battle royale game that has never really excelled above the likes of PUBG, Fortnite, or Warzone in the general popularity stakes. It’s dramatically successful in some regions – such as Southeast Asia – and as an esports-focused game, it once held the record for the most concurrent viewers for an esports tournament ever.

In the data, it was revealed that in total on TikTok, Garena Free Fire has amassed a count of 888 billion views spread across 87.3 million videos. In second place sits Roblox with 595 billion views on 66 million videos. Fortnite has wound up in third place with 591 million views on 60 million videos.

By comparison, Call of Duty Warzone doesn’t even make it into the top ten – neither does Grand Theft Auto 5. The likes of Counter-Strike and Rainbow Six Siege were edged out by Among Us and Genshin Impact, and single-player epics like Red Dead Redemption 2, Elden Ring, and The Last of Us are sitting somewhere in the 30 – 40 range.

Some fast risers have entered the list in recent weeks. For instance, Manor Lords has hit 28 million views across 1,700 videos, and Arena Breakout: Infinite has secured 14.9 million views also with around 1,700 videos.

There’s a lot of gaming real estate to be secured on TikTok, that’s for sure.

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