Chanyeol has been loitering around the Among Us servers.
Last week, the main rapper of multi-awarded K-Pop group EXO invited fans to play Among Us, an online multiplayer game where players have to identify "Impostors" in their crew and for impostors to eliminate the "Crewmates" without being detected. Chanyeol goes by his producer name LOEY in the game.
The Game Awards executive producer and host, Geoff Keighley, took to Twitter to express his excitement about the recent rise of Among Us.
In a tweet, he writes, "Love seeing the success/emergence of Among Us -- an indie game released 2 years ago, now with 300k peak players on Steam and at the top of Twitch most watched today. Maybe it will even get nominations at Game Awards? This industry keeps evolving in such interesting ways!"
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EXO Twitter fan account EXOPublicity was quick to point out that its success was partly thanks to Chanyeol, who introduced the indie game to his thousands of fans across the globe.
Sir ; Thanks to #CHANYEOL & #KAI of @weareoneEXO who introduced this game to fans & now thousands of their fans are playing it including us— EXOPublicity | stream obsession (@EXOPublicity) September 12, 2020
Among Us game is also topping Top Chart on Playstore🔥the power #EXO member holds. anything they touch get sold outhttps://t.co/kE5D01PLEi pic.twitter.com/dgVsUQ3qmd
Check out some fan reactions below.
Hahahaha Chanyeol's message in 'Among us' :— 𝐋𝐎𝐄𝐘 (@LoeyBerryTrans) September 9, 2020
"I will talk about mango in bubble or Lysn" pic.twitter.com/VE7ZXmwvDf
The OP whom Chanyeol mentioned in Lysn that he met in 'Among Us' game showed up in Instiz! 🍒🥺— FOR SEHUN 🐣✨ (@cherish_sehun94) September 9, 2020
'Among Us' chat:
👩🏻: How can I believe that you're the real Loey?
🍒: I'll mention Mango (OP's ID) in Lysn or Bubble
🍒: Uhuhuhu kekeke
👩🏻: You said you'll do it
🍒: Sure pic.twitter.com/Sgh2D1TEip
chanyeol. spent. hours. playing. Among. Us. with. fans. that. too. in. between. his. busy. filming. schedule. and. he. also. chatted. with. international. fans. in. english. he. is. the. bestest. boy. ever.— stream Nothin' by Chanyeol~☘️⁶¹🙃 (@enteloey) September 10, 2020
I played among us with Chanyeol— pam 🍥 (@sechansheart) September 10, 2020
— a thread 😭❤️ pic.twitter.com/ZrTurjmmvv
OP who played the 'Among Us' game said that all the 'dead characters' who are mostly fans were all floating around Chanyeol's character ㅋㅋ She also said that Chanyeol is smart & cute ㅠㅠ— FOR SEHUN 🐣✨ (@cherish_sehun94) September 10, 2020
Chanyeol having his own fansign in the game with the 'dead characters (fans)'~! 🍒❤️😭 https://t.co/HegMQWHwDl pic.twitter.com/hfyAkfozwu
EXO released their sixth studio album Obsession in November last year, which has earned them Album of the Year at the Gaon Chart Music Awards 2020.
The 'Love Shot' act's lead singer Baekhyun is slated to appear on the highly anticipated tvN K-Drama Record of Youth with SEVENTEEN's Seung Kwan, Chung Ha, Lee Hi, MAMAMOO's Wheein, Kim Jae Hwan, and J rabbit. He is also scheduled to perform at the upcoming OVERPASS Music Festival this September 26.
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The group's second official sub-unit EXO-SC, composed of Chanyeol and Sehun, released their first full-length album 1 Billion Views in July via SM Entertainment. The record debuted at #1 on the Gaon Album Chart.
Watch Chanyeol's EXO-SC solo music video for 'Nothin'' below.
Among Us is available on PC, Android, and iOS.