Top 10 streamed games of the week: Minecraft views spike as game celebrates 10th anniversary

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Minecraft views spike as game celebrates 10th anniversary 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 27th to June 2nd. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most watched games

Fortnite is in the number one spot for another week, and a 10.6 per cent increase in views sees the title rack up over 36.4 million hours watched in the last week. That's the largest increase the battle royale has seen for a few weeks.

League of Legends takes its usual spot in second place and experienced a 5.9 per cent increase in views. Grand Theft Auto V sits in third but saw a 12.4 per cent drop off in views last week.

Dota 2 moves into fourth after a large 73.9 per cent increase in views. The MOBA racked up over 15.3 million hours as a result of ESL One championship coming to a close in Birmingham this weekend.

World of Warcraft falls one place to fifth after a 12.4 per cent decrease in views. PUBG Mobile also falls one place to sixth but only saw a decrease of 1.2 per cent. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sits in seventh after a 6.1 per cent drop in views, amassing over 1.3 million fewer views than its mobile counterpart. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive takes eighth place but a 0.8 per cent drop in views barely impacts its overall hours watched. Hearthstone stays in ninth despite a 12.2 per cent decrease in hours watched over the last week.

Minecraft makes another return to the chart in tenth place; a 30.9 per cent increase in views saw Mojang's classic amass over 4.7 million hours watched last week.

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.