Top 10 streamed games of the week: Garena Free Fire racks up 4.5 million hours watched

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Garena Free Fire racks up 4.5 million hours watched 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 May 20th to May 27th. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most watched games

Fortnite is back in first place again after a brief stint in second place. Views for the battle royale dropped by 1.91 per cent in the last week, but it still managed to come out on top.

League of Legends is back in second after a 33.4 per cent drop in views. Grand Theft Auto V is still going strong in third, taking a 1.9 per cent increase in hours watched last week.

World of Warcraft is in fourth place, moving up from fifth place the week prior. It experienced a 13.4 per cent increase in views, racking up over 13.3 million hours in the past seven days. 

PUBG Mobile takes fifth place, overtaking its console cousin after a 4.7 per cent increase in views. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds itself actually dropped 6 per cent in views, remaining in sixth place.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive moves up one place to seventh after a 7.5 per cent jump in views last week. Dota 2 falls to eighth from fouth after a 26.2 per cent decrease in hours watched.

Hearthstone stays in ninth for another week, and sees a small growth of 3.4 per cent. Closing the chart is Garena Free Fire, making its entry after amassing 4.5 million views in the last week. The mobile battle royale game also generated $90 million in global player spending in Q1 2019. 

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.