Rockstar Games’ announcement of the GTA 6 reveal trailer date and time has become the fastest tweet to reach 1 million likes and the most-liked tweet ever in the industry.

Earlier today, the studio revealed that trailer 1 will arrive Tuesday, December 5, at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET.

The tweet has shattered previous Twitter/X records with over 1.6 million likes, 450K reposts, 60K replies, 45K bookmarks, and 110 million views.

Rockstar Breaks Record for Fastest Tweet to Reach 1M Likes

In just 3 hours and 25 minutes after being posted, Rockstar’s GTA 6 trailer 1 announcement tweet has become the fastest to reach 1 million likes in the gaming industry.

On Instagram, the trailer announcement post reached 1 million likes within an hour.

On Twitter as a whole, BTS member Jungkook holds the record for the fastest tweet to reach 1 million likes after posting a selfie in 2021 featuring his blond hair. Jungkook’s post surpassed 1 million likes in 58 minutes.

6 Most-Liked Video Games Tweets Ever

Here are the top 6 most liked gaming tweets of all time. And yes, Rockstar incredibly holds the record for the top 5:

  1. GTA 6 trailer 1 date and time announcement – 1.6M likes

Rockstar does it again. The studio has broken its previous record of 1,602,250 likes to claim the top spot for the most-liked video game tweet ever.

We probably won’t have to wait long until the number is broken again, as I’m sure the GTA 6 trailer in a few days will surpass 2 million likes in no time.

  1. GTA 6 trailer coming “early December” announcement – 1.6M likes

The second most-liked tweet is also Rockstar’s 2nd most recent announcement regarding GTA 6.

The tweet has over 1.6M likes, 353.5K reposts, and 183.5M views and confirmed the trailer would be in early December, which Rockstar has since revealed a specific date for.

  1. Rockstar’s statement on the leaks – 1M likes

On September 18, 2022, Rockstar Games suffered a data breach that revealed over 90 videos of early development footage from the upcoming sequel.

The day later, Rockstar Games posted a statement on the matter, confirming it won’t have any long-term effect on development.

With over 1M likes and 129K retweets, this is now the third most-liked tweet ever in the industry.

  1. Rockstar’s 25th anniversary announcement – 564K likes

The fourth most-liked tweet is Rockstar’s 25th anniversary announcement, which starts the thread confirming the trailer would arrive in early December. It has 564.1K likes and 46.7M views at the time of writing.

  1. Development confirmation of the next GTA – 562K likes

The first confirmation of a new GTA game. With 562.1K likes and 132K retweets, this is the fifth most-liked gaming tweet ever.

  1. PlayStation Postponed PS5 Reveal

The 6th most liked tweet in the gaming industry isn’t from Rockstar. PlayStation’s tweet postponing the PS5 reveal in 2020 has accumulated 479K likes.

With all 5 of the top 5 tweets in the industry relating to GTA 6, this shows the immense hype surrounding the game.

In fact, the game is so widely talked about that even other video games are copying Rockstar’s announcement tweet to advertise their own trailers.

The most-liked tweet on the entirety of the platform has 6.8M likes and is from @ChadwickBoseman, sadly announcing his passing.

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With almost a decade of experience in video game journalism, Max is a well-versed writer from Manchester, United Kingdom. His expertise shines in his comprehensive coverage of GTA 6, providing fans with the latest news and developments regarding the highly-anticipated sequel.
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