Top 10 streamed games of the week: CS:GO continues to grow while GTA V continues to fall

Top 10 streamed games of the week: CS:GO continues to grow while GTA V continues to fall 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 8th. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most watched games

Fortnite triumphs for another week, and sees an 8.2 per cent increase in hours watched racking up over 27 million hours. League of Legends is in second, and a16.2 per cent rise in hours watched sees the title rack up over 22.4 million hours last week.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive stays in third following a successful couple of weeks; the shooter sees another 69.3 per cent rise in hours watched, amassing over 17.6 million.

Teamfight Tactics remains in fourth, and a 5.3 per cent rise in views keeps it safely above Grand Theft Auto V in fifth, which saw a decrease in views of 19.2 per cent last week.

Dota 2 takes sixth for another week, with a 3.9 per cent rise in hours watched. PUBG Mobile keeps seventh place following a 10.8 per cent increase, and its console counterpart PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds follows closely behind after a 10.7 per cent rise in hours watched last week. 

The biggest drop of the week is Apex Legends, which stormed back into the chart following the release of a new season and playable character. However, views for the battle royale saw a 48.8 per cent decrease last week. Despite the drop, Apex manages to keep ninth place for a second week. 

Minecraft closes the chart in tenth, seeing a small 3.1 per cent decrease in hours watched. The title is still racking up steady numbers but has lost between 3 and 4 per cent of its views each week over the past month. 

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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