It is rumoured that there will be another Playstation 5 drop on Amazon.com today, and as there is a constant demand for more stock it’s clear that people are enamoured with the latest Playstation console. But is this console actually gamers’ favourite, or are Playstation just doing a good job at keeping stock lower than demand? With this in mind, TopRatedCasinos.co.uk decided to find out for once and for all which gaming consoles are our favourite.
To do this, they searched for all consoles and handheld consoles by Playstation, Nintendo and Xbox across Instagram, TikTok, Reddit and YouTube. Each brand and console was given a final score out of 100 social popularity points to crown the best brand and console, based on their online popularity.
The results are as follows:
|Instagram (/25)||TikTok (/25)||Reddit (/25)||YouTube (/25)||Social Popularity Points (/100)|
|Nintendo Wii U||9||18||19||18||63|
|Xbox Series X/S||15||16||13||16||60|
TopRatedCasinos.co.uk can reveal that the console with the most interest across all four social media channels is the Playstation 4! The console finished with a ranking of 98/100 possible points.
The second best console is the Xbox One, with a final score of 88/100. The Xbox One’s best channel is Instagram, scoring 24/25 in this category.
In third place is the new Playstation 5, finishing with 76/100 points. The PS5 scored 24/25 for both views on TikTok and YouTube.
The most hashtagged console on Instagram is the Playstation 4 – with nearly 1.5 million hashtags, it scored a full 25/25 points in this category!
Instagram’s second most tagged console is the Xbox One (24/25), followed by the Playstation 3 (23/25).
The most viewed console on TikTok is also the Playstation 4, racking up a whopping 20 billion views on videos using hashtags related to the console.
TikTok’s second most viewed console is the Playstation 5 with 12 billion views (24/25), followed by the Xbox One with 2 billion views (23/25).
Also coming out on top for Reddit is the Playstation 4. The console was spoken about in 951,486 posts and comments in two major gaming subs (25/25).
The second most talked about console on Reddit is the Playstation 3 with 574,572 mentions (24/25), followed by the Xbox One with 537,848 mentions (23/25).
After examining the views of the top 5 videos for each console on YouTube, TopRatedCasinos.co.uk found that the most popular console in this category is the Nintendo Switch. The handheld console racked up nearly 160 million views, giving it a score of 25/25 points.
YouTube’s second most watched console is the Playstation 5 with 95 million views (24/25), followed by the Playstation 4 with 88 million views (23/25).
- TopRatedCasinos.co.uk compiled a list of all gaming consoles from Playstation, Nintendo and Xbox using multiple sources.
- They then created a list of variations of each console to use as search criteria: eg. ‘playstation1’, ‘playstationone’, ‘ps1’, ‘psone’, etc.
- Each variation was typed into the Instagram hashtag feature, the results noted down and totalled for each console.
Each variation was typed into the TikTok hashtag feature, giving the total number of times videos tagged with those search criteria were watched.
- Each variation was typed into redditsearch.io to find how many times each console was mentioned in the subs r/Gaming and r/Games.
- The standard name for each console was typed into YouTube and filtered by most viewed videos. Videos were only used if they featured the console, information about the console, or came
- from an official account.
- Finally, each set of data was assigned a score from 0-25 and each console was given a score out of 100 to rank their overall social popularity.
- All data is correct as of 24/05/2021, but subject to change.
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