Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite is back on top

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite is back on top 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 March 18th to March 24th.

Most watched games

Fortnite is back on top this week after racking up 27.3 million hours watched. A 7.1 per cent drop in views wasn't enough to keep Epic's battle royale from the top spot this time.

League of Legends drops to a close second, with 27.1 million hours watched last week. Views for Riot's MOBA dropped by 11.3 per cent.

Grand Theft Auto V remains in third again after a resurgence on Twitch. A few streamers have taken to broadcasting the title. A new entry at fourth is Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice which amassed over 15.5 hours watched during its launch week.

Apex Legends remains in fifth. The release of the game's newest character Octane has seen streamers return, and a 7.2 per cent increase in views saw it rack up over 15 million hours last week.

Dota 2 is in sixth place, down from fourth despite a small increase in hours watched. PUBG Mobiles falls one place to seventh despite a 12.4 increase in hours watched also.

CS:GO sits in eighth after a 14 per cent increase in views. PUBG stays in ninth despite a 46.7 per cent increase in hours watched - the most significant rise the battle royale has experienced for a while. Overwatch closes the chart, remaining in tenth despite an even larger rise of 51.9 per cent in views. 


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.