Michigan’s Most Popular Video Game Is Mobile Sensation ‘Among Us’
A report appearing on GamingAmericas.com has revealed the top games in each state, and the #1 game in Michigan might surprise you.
Video games have become a multibillion-dollar industry over the past 4 decades and mobile and multiplayer games became even more popular during the pandemic.
In fact, multiplayer gaming was one of the safest ways for kids, and adults, to get together during the pre-vaccination phase of Covid 19, and that popularity didn't seem to wane moving into 2021.
What is the most popular video game in Michigan?
In 2021 the most popular game in the state was the multiplayer smash that brought the term 'sus' into everyday lexicon, Among Us.
What is Among Us?
Among Us is a multi-player game that allows up to 15 players to play together at the same time. Some play the game as impostors trying to sabotage the ship, while the others try to avoid being murdered by them.
What platforms is Among Us available on?
Among Us was originally conceived as a mobile game for iPhones and Android phones and was originally released on these platforms in June of 2018. A Windows version of the game was released in November of 2018, but the game's ease of play on phones drove its popularity of the game, especially during Covid lockdowns.
Can I play Among Us on a console?
Due to the game's popularity, developer Innersloth ported the game to the popular Nintendo Switch portable game system in December of 2020. Most recently the game has become available on Xbox and Playstation platforms as of December 2021. So no matter what device you're on, you can likely play the space murder game from wherever you are.