Top 10 streamed games of the week: World of Warcraft thrives as Fortnite continues to dwindle

Top 10 streamed games of the week: World of Warcraft thrives as Fortnite continues to dwindle 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 September 2nd. 

Most-watched games

World of Warcraft presents a welcome change to the top of the chart this week. Despite a 39 per cent drop in views, the MMORPG racked up over 32 million hours watched last week. The release of WoW Classic seems to have brought many content creators back to Azeroth to relive their youth. 

League of Legends takes second following a 17.7 per cent rise in views last week. Riot's MOBA saw over 26.9 million hours watched across streaming platforms last week. 

Fortnite takes third place, and sees another 12 per cent dropoff in views. Views for the leading battle royale have been dwindling since Ninja made his way over to Mixer. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive stays in fourth for a second week running, despite a 30 per cent drop off in hours watched. Grand Theft Auto V also sees a 10 per cent decrease in views but manages to stay in fifth place after racking up 15.1 million hours in the last 7 days.

Minecraft takes sixth place for another week, amassing over 12 million hours watched. PUBG Mobile comes in seventh, racking up over 9.6 million hours after a 4.4 per cent rise in views. PUBG Mobile's PC counterpart PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds comes in eighth with 8.2 million hours watched.

Overwatch remains in ninth but sees a 15.3 per cent increase in views, and Dota 2 closes the chart for another week, also seeing a 15.3 per cent increase. The titles racked up 6.6 and 6.2 million hours watched last week respectively.

Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.


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