According to the study, The Elder Scrolls is the most popular video game series in 2023

Fandom published the results of a survey about the most popular series in the world of entertainment in 2023. Among the video game in the 4th place, the Elder Scrolls line turned out to be in popularity, losing only One Piece, Marvel and Star Wars. In addition, in the video game sector were The Last of Us (eighth position in the world), Fallout (ninth position in the world) and Elden Ring (eleventh position in the world).

The study is based on the Fandom’s Franchise Factor Score rating, which uses the data of a company with more than 350 million. unique monthly users.

So, let’s consider the rating of the 25 most popular game series or brands in the video game industry in 2023:

  1. Star Wars
  2. Marvel
  3. One Piece
  4. Elder Scrolls
  5. Harry Potter
  6. Barbie
  7. Yellowstone
  8. The Last of Us
  9. Fallout
  10. Disney
  11. Elden Ring
  12. John Wick
  13. Grand Theft Auto
  14. Final Fantasy
  15. Naruto
  16. Zelda
  17. DC
  18. League of Legends
  19. Star Trek
  20. Shadow & BONE
  21. Pokémon
  22. Spongebob
  23. Resident Evil
  24. Witcher
  25. The Walking Dead

Simultaneously with the survey, a study was published according to which 64% of gamers and 69% of inhabitants prefer to play or watch content related to existing game series, and not try something new. In general, like those pensioners who watch their favorite series every evening. At the same time, 57% of respondents love prequels and sequels, and 53% – spin -offs. At the same time, 36% of respondents are interested in remakes or video players.

Finally, 72% of respondents said they are more interested in new intellectual projects, but cross-media adaptations, such as the film Mario Bros. and the television series The Last of Us. In a word, the modern audience is generally conservative in matters of entertainment, as evidenced by 40% of respondents who want a close connection of adaptations with original works, and 34% who prefer to see original authors in them.