Top 10 streamed games of the week: World of Warcraft views up by 221%

Top 10 streamed games of the week: World of Warcraft views up by 221% 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 15th. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most watched games

Fortnite sees a rise in views as it tops the chart for another week. This weekend saw the end of Fortnite Season 9, which culminated in a live event featuring a giant robot fighting a monster. Saturday's excitement bolstered hours watched by 13.6 per cent. 

League of Legends takes second place, but sees a 9.6 per cent decrease in views over the last week. Teamfight Tactics moves into third following a 15.2 per cent rise in views, racking up over 19.4 million hours watched. 

Grant Theft Auto V moves into fourth place after a 31.3 per cent rise in views. The title just saw a dubious new update which a casino, where players can exchange real money for in-game chips. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive falls to fifth after a 26.1 per cent decrease in views. World of Warcraft smashes back into the chart after a massive 221.1 per cent rise in hours watched. This adds up, considering WoW-focused Method on Twitch is the most-watched channel for last week. 

PUBG Mobile takes seventh with a 9.6 per cent rise in hours watched, followed by PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds which saw a 3.8 per cent rise in hours watched last week. 

Minecraft takes ninth place, and a 27.7 per cent increase sees the block-based phenomenon rack up over 8/4 million hours last week. Closing the chart is Apex Legends, which saw a 1.7 per cent decrease in views. 


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.