Top 10 streamed games of the week: the battle royale fight continues as Fortnite reclaims the top spot

Top 10 streamed games of the week: the battle royale fight continues as Fortnite reclaims the top spot 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 February 25th to March 3rd.

Most watched games

It looks like Fortnite has managed to climb back to number one after just three weeks. The game was knocked from the top spot after the surprise release of Apex Legends, but a 15.8 per cent increase in views sees it back on track.

League of Legends also moves back into second place, despite an 8.1 per cent decrease in views last week. Apex Legends is now down to third place after its views dropped by over a quarter. Respawn's battle royale offering racked up 25.2 million hours watched last week, a drop from the 33.8 it had the week prior.

CS:GO takes fourth despite a 3.9 per cent decrease views, accumulating over 20.6 million hours watched in the last week. Dota 2 is in fifth for a second week despite a 31.6 per cent decrease. PUBG Mobile remains in sixth after a 14.3 per cent decrease in hours watched.

Overwatch takes seventh place for a second week running, staying ahead of PUBG in eighth. Grand Theft Auto V remains in ninth place but its views rise by 21.9 per cent.

Anthem takes tenth but a 36.9 per cent increase in views sees EA's online shooter rack up over 4.7 million views in the last week. Hype for Anthem is still growing despite a rocky launch under the shadow of Apex Legends.

Most watched games


Danielle Partis is editor of and former editor of She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. Prior to Steel Media, she wrote about music and games at Team Rock.