Study shows most picturesque videogames for virtual photographers

Most picturesque games for virtual photography
Spider-Man PS4 (Image credit: Beth Nicholls)

Ever wondered what the most popular videogame is among those who partake in what has now become the widely known genre of virtual photography? A recent study by global consumer brand, Crucial, has revealed not only the most popular and picturesque games, but the most demanding games to run with hefty system requirements and the latest equipment needed to play them smoothly. 

Virtual Photography is something that should be on your radar, gaining immense popularity and traction in the industry. NFTs, digital images, screenshot art and AI-powered image generators are slowly becoming the new future of photography.

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The most popular and picturesque video games for photography
GameYear of ReleaseTotal number of Instagram postsNumber of Photography postsPercentage of Game Photography
Red Dead Redemption 220182,186,388457,00520.90%
Ghost of Tsushima2020380,39765,99017.35%
No Man's Sky2016195,55727,90514.27%
Cyberpunk 207720201,051,95583,1457.90%
Horizon Forbidden West2022148,8467,8245.26%
Spider-Man: Miles Morales202084,2832,7193.23%
Death Stranding2019379,7439,6572.54%
God of War20181,199,63724,5722.05%
Grand Theft Auto V20138,216,777164,4512.00%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla2020328,5976,1071.86%

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.