Google thought of providing an overview of the most sought after things in 2020. The results were to be expected. Paradoxically, as expected, as surprising.
At the end of 2020, we find out that Among Us is the most searched game on Google. The indie released in 2018 regained its popularity, enjoying huge success on Twitch and YouTube. The game came out of nowhere and stormed the gaming community. Everywhere you saw people calling their friends to play on the map in Among Us, each downloading it either on the PC or on the phone. Download Among Us game for PC from AmongUsGamePc.com.
That was the part where I admit that I’m not so surprised by this news. On the other hand, I can’t help but marvel at the record broken by Among Us. The year 2020 was a prolific one for the launch of AAA titles, many of them being nominated for Game Awards. Important, complex and far-reaching games. Normally, you would have said that these games would have been among the most searched topics on Google, but the fame regained by Among Us, a game from 2018, surpassed them all in searches.
According to Google Trends, besides Among Us, the most sought after games are Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Valorant, Genshin Impact and The Last of Us Part 2. It is interesting to note the distribution by regions. Genshin Impact is in the top of searches in China, and The Last of Us Part 2 is quite popular in Australia.
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Genshin Impact, on the other hand, is about the only title to catch up with Among Us, the indie produced by InnerSloth dominating the searches for months. Even so, we shouldn’t be too surprised by the huge success that Among Us enjoys. The nice gameplay and the low price on Steam fit like a glove to the need for interaction, given the current situation globally.
Among Us is one of the ways in which isolated people can relax and interact with friends, with constant help from developers, who constantly launch small updates and optimizations, preparing the ground for a new map of the game.