Top 10 streamed games of the week: Minecraft close to 10 million hours watched as resurgence continues

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Minecraft close to 10 million hours watched as resurgence continues 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 29th. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

 Most watched games

Fortnite keeps its usual spot in first for another week, but sees a 23.9 per cent decrease in views following the conclusion of the Fortnite World Cup. 

League of Legends is in second once more, and sees a 12.7 per cent rise in views, racking up over 23.5 million hours in the last week. Grand Theft Auto V remains unchallenged in third with little change to its views. 

Teamfight Tactics is still going strong in fourth place despite a 25.9 per cent decrease in views. That's on top of the other 28 per cent the title dropped two weeks ago. Despite the loss of views, the League offcut smashed past 10 million hours watched last week.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds moves up two places to fifth even after a 9.1 per cent decrease in hours watched. Minecraft shoots up to sixth following a 17.7 per cent rise in views as the title continues to experience a resurgence on YouTube and Twitch.

Overwatch moves up one spot to seventh even after a 4 per cent drop, and PUBG Mobile falls to eighth after a 29.6 per cent drop - the largest decrease in the top 10 for the last week.

Dota 2 manages to stay in ninth place even after a 10.7 per cent loss in views, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive closes the chart this week, making its way back into the top 10 as World of Warcraft falls right off the board. 


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.