Zelda: Breath of the Wild Was the Most Talked About Game Across Social Media During E3 2016

According to some E3 2016 statistics that have appeared online, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild scored more than 80,000 social media mentions during Jun. 12-14, 2016 which is more than double of Battlefield 1 and God of War that are next on the list.

Brandwatch statistics are based on mere 10 per cent sampling of conversations of the earlier mentioned time frame. Obviously, there is no way of telling whether all these mentions were positive or not, but the numbers are still remarkable.

Coming to top 10 Most-Tweeted about games of E3 2016, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild again takes the crown with 573,000 with Battlefield 1 lagging behind with 200,000.

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In addition to this, Brandwatch also broke down each of the E3 2016 media briefings and declared Microsoft as a clear winner and to be honest, we could not agree more.


In relevant The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild news, Eiji Aonuma has confirmed that Breath of the Wild is about 12 times larger than The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and has the same world size as Nintendo’s Xenoblade Chronicles X. To find out more, head over to the posts!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild currently remains without a fixed release date, but is expected to launch sometime in 2017 for Nintendo NX and Nintendo Wii U.

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