E-Sports This is the most popular video game in Africa

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Games are becoming, in many ways, a form of universal language.

play Video game culture across Africa (Aljezeera)

South Africans, Francophone countries are likely to say Horizon Zero Dawn if you ask of their favourite game.

Research conducted by Cable TV showed the most searched games in various countries and South Africans can’t get enough of the PlayStation 4 video game.


The research showed that most sub-Saharan African countries are into FIFA 17 which is also adored by the world over. Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria can’t get enough of it.

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Senegal play the team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter game Overwatch. Puerto Rico, Canada, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are also fans of that game.

Algeria and Tunisia’s favourite game was the multi-player game Counter Strike Global Offensive (along with Argentina, Romania and Slovakia).



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