As the year 2018 enters in its final leg, Google has officially revealed the 'Year in Search 2018' report on Wednesday. The tech giant has listed most searched terms for the year 2018 in their respective categories. The Google Zeitgeist list includes top searches, News, People, Movies, Musicians, Foods, GIFs, TV Shows and much more. One of the popular listing amongst the categories was video games. To proffer more details on the same, we list down top 5 most searched video games online during the year 2018. Google Year in Search 2018: FIFA World Cup 2018, Live Score Among the Top 5 Most Searched Terms in India Says Google Zeitgeist List.
Fortnite: Launched in the year 2017, Fortnite became the most searched video game for the year 2018. The online video games is also one of the most popular battle royale video games currently offered in the market. Developed by Epic Games, the video games is available on Windows, MacOS, PS4 and XBox One. The game is also available on Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android platforms. Google Zeitgeist 2018: Search Giant Shares Joyous Video Showing How The World Searched 'Good' Things in 2018.
Red Dead Redemption 2: Red Dead Redemption 2 is the second most searched video game in the year 2018. The western-themed game is developed by Rockstar Games and it is the prequel of Red Dead Redemption. Moreover, the game became the second-biggest launch in the history of entertainment, as it garnered $725 million in sales from the opening week.
Fallout 76: Fallout 76 is another popular online game that is listed on the third position of Google's Zeitgeist List. Developed by Bethesda Game Studios, the game was released on the platforms like Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 14, 2018. Moreover, the game is Bethesda Game Studios's first multiplayer game.
Far Cry 5: Fry Cry, a popular first-person shooter video games ranks on the fourth position of Google’s Zeitgeist list. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Toronto, the action-adventure video game is available on platforms like Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Released earlier this year on March 27, Far Cry 5 is the fifth installment of the Far Cry series.
God of War: God of War is another most searched online video game that has been listed on the fifth position on Google Zeitgeist list. Developed by Santa Monica Studio, this action-adventure online video game was released on April 20, 2018. For the first time ever, the video game features two protagonists - Kratos (former Greek God of War) & Atreus (his young son).