Top 10 streamed games of the week: Overwatch sees a surge in views

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Overwatch sees a surge in views 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 June 3rd. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most watched games

Fortnite triumphs for another week, but a 15 per cent decrease in hours watched sees the battle royale drop rack up six million fewer views last week. League of Legends is in second and a 7.9 per cent increase in views sees Riot's MOBA amass over 26.8 million views.

Grand Theft Auto V stays in third despite a 12.4 per cent decrease in hours watched. World of Warcraft moves up to fourth place in Dota 2's absence, racking up over 10.6 million hours watched in the last week.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive moves up to fifth from eighth; a small but effective 3.2 per cent rise in views sees CS: GO bring in over 9.2 million hours across all major streaming platforms.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds moves up a spot to sixth, despite a 1.6 per cent decrease in hours. PUBG Mobile follows close behind, despite a bigger drop of 14.6 per cent in hours watched. 

Dota 2 falls to eighth after a 53.2 per cent drop in hours watched. The ESL One championship closed last weekend pulling over half of Dota's viewers away. 

Overwatch makes another return to the chart in ninth after a 75.9 per cent increase in hours watched. Last week saw the start of the third stage of Overwatch League's season 2 which could answer for a few of those returning viewers.

Hearthstone closes the chart for last week, falling one place to tenth despite a 9.3 per cent increase in hours watched.

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.


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