June Portal Trend Snapshot
Here’s the latest buzz.
As consumers are actively engaging with the newly-released Diablo IV video game, this week’s top trends include a broad series of gaming concepts:
Diablo IV ranked #1 in Trending Audience Concepts, with Diablo III, Action role-playing game, and Multiplayer Video Game in close pursuit due to the official release of the long-awaited Diablo IV video game. The game was first revealed at Blizzcon in 2019 generating rumors around the potential release date. On the day of the official launch, June 6, 2023, gamers and online fans ignited a notable 686% increase in audience growth.
With Summer break kicking off, the gaming industry is cashing in claiming the #1 Top Audience Category. With multiple ways to play Blizzard Entertainment’s fastest-selling game of all time, audience concepts of PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X and Series S made their portal debut experiencing a significant increase in audience growth.
As the #2 Top Audience Category, furthering gamers’ excitement, Square Enix, a video game production enterprise, announced the release date of Final Fantasy XVI to be launched in late June 2023 resulting in a 146% increase in audience growth. Warner Bros Games also announced Mortal Kombat 1, coming in September 2023, with a 222% respective increase.