Top 10 streamed games of the week: Dota 2 views soar during The International finals

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Dota 2 views soar during The International finals 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 August 12th. Want to see last week's chart? Click here.

Most-watched games

As usual, Fortnite leads the charge for another week, racking up over 30.6 million hours watched. 

Dota 2 is the biggest mover for last week, seeing a 201 per cent increase in views on account of the 2019 International Dota 2 Championship final kicking off in Shanghai.

League of Legends is in third place, and an 8 per cent rise in views sees the MOBA rack up over 25 million hours. Grand Theft Auto V is pushed down to fourth by Dota, but Rockstar's flagship is still going strong with over 19.4 million hours watched. 

Minecraft remains in fifth place, and an 11.7 per cent rise in views takes Mojang's block-buster over 12.3 million hours watched in the last week. PUBG Mobile also keeps its spot in sixth, amassing over 9.7 million hours after a 7.9 per cent increase in views.

Overwatch sees a 9.2 per cent increase in hours watched, which keeps it in seventh place. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sees the biggest dip this wee; a 27.9 per cent drop in views puts the title down in eighth place. 

Apex Legends returns to the top 10 again after a 60.2 per cent increase in views - a new limited-time solo event has seen some players return to Respawn's battle royale offering.

Closing the chart is Rainbow Six: Siege, making it's way back into the top 10 following a 197 per cent rise in hours watched. Clancy's team-based shooter racked up over 7.7 million hours watched last week. 


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.