Among Us Totaled More Than 4 Billion YouTube Views In September

Despite coming out in 2018, Among Us soared in popularity this fall to become one of the most popular games in the world. It saw particular success in YouTube videos, with view counts increasing dramatically in September to top 4 billion.According...

Among Us Totaled More Than 4 Billion YouTube Views In September

Despite coming out in 2018, Among Us soared in popularity this fall to become one of the most popular games in the world. It saw particular success in YouTube videos, with view counts increasing dramatically in September to top 4 billion.

According to YouTube, Among Us videos have a global appeal, with just under 19% of viewers located in the United States. Mexico and South Korea are the second- and third-biggest countries for viewership and Indonesia makes up more than 5% of views. The game doesn't have an in-game chat option yet, but players often use programs like Discord to communicate.

Players aren't just uploading gameplay videos, either. More than 6% of views related to Among Us used the word "animation," according to YouTube's statistics. It doesn't necessarily mean that percentage of videos are animations, but it does suggest people are interested in watching "expanded universe" material for the game. Smaller creators have seen their channels grow since uploading Among Us videos, as well, including animations.

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