Top 10 streamed games of the week: Sea of Thieves sails back into sight

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Sea of Thieves sails back into sight has teamed up with esports and streaming analytics firm Stream Hatchet to bring you weekly charts of the most popular games in the streaming space.

This chart documents the most watched games by hours across Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Mixer and Facebook.

Each week we'll be documenting the top ten most watched titles across all the major streaming platforms, so you can see which games are thriving among content creators and which titles are waning in popularity. We also have a chart documenting the week's biggest content creators.

This chart covers the week commencing December  31st to January 6th.

Most watched games

It's green arrows across the board this week, but Fortnite is leading the first chart of 2019. An 11.9 per cent rise in views knocked the battle royale giant up past 42 million hours watched last week.

League of Legends takes its usual place in second. A demonic 6.66 per cent rise puts the MOBA another million hours watched. PUBG is in third after a 1.14 per cent rise, staying clear of Dota 2 in fourth. 

Hearthstone moves up one place to fifth after an 11.8 per cent rise in hours watched. CS:GO takes sixth after a 13.8 per cent increase. 

FIFA 19 is in seventh place after 13.9 increase in hours watched. Overwatch moves up to eighth from tenth with a 17 per cent increase in hours watched. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 re-appears in ninth place after a 29.5 increase in views, knocking Super Smash Bros. Ultimate off the chart.

Tenth place is taken by a surprise entrance from Sea of Thieves. The open-world pirate title had a 61 per cent burst in views last week, racking up 4.1 million hours watched.

Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.


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