Top 10 streamed games of the week: Season 2 of Apex Legends brings streamers back to the arena

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Season 2 of Apex Legends brings streamers back to the arena 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 July 1st. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most watched games

Fortnite tops the chart for another week, but it saw a sizeable drop compared to the previous week. The battle royale racked up over 25 million hours, but saw a 14.2 per cent decrease in watch time. 

League of Legends takes its usual spot in second, bringing in 19.3 million hours in the last week. It also saw a drop off of 12.1 per cent, an even larger decrease than the week prior. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive smashes back into the chart at third after a 177.8 per cent increase in views. The spike in views was likely caused by the ESL One Cologne tournament which came to an end last Sunday.

Teamfight Tactics remains a solid fourth for another week; a 1.1 per cent increase in views keeps it just above Grand Theft Auto V, which came in fifth.

Dota 2 sees the biggest drop this week, a 44.7 per cent decrease in hours watched sees the MOBA fall to sixth. PUBG Mobile falls one place to seventh after a 10.1 per cent drop in hours watched, and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds falls to eighth after a 13.9 per cent drop off in watch time.

Apex Legends makes a re-appearance this week after a 124.6 per cent increase in hours watched over the last week. The launch of season 2 and new legend Wattson sees a number of streamers returning to Respawn's battle royale offering. Minecraft closes the chart in tenth place and suffers a 3 per cent drop 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.