Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite is down, but its views are not

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite is down, but its views are not 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 October 7th.

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It's another strong week for Riot Games as League of Legends enjoys another week at the top of the chart. Views for the MOBA shot up by another 27.3 per cent, equating to over 38.6 million hours watched across major platforms.

Fortnite views are up by a whopping 99.4 per cent following a livestream that took place this weekend. An in-game "end" event concluded in the game being taken offline. As of writing, all Fortnite fans are staring at a black hole

PUBG Mobile slides into third place following an 11.4 per cent rise in views, knocking Grand Theft Auto V down to fourth place. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive takes fifth place, but sees a 16.9 per cent decrease in views, racking up 12.1 million hours watched.

Minecraft takes sixth place, and a 17 per cent rise in hours watched seats almost two million hours above World of Warcraft, which saw an 18.7 per cent dropoff in views last week. 

Dota 2 is in eighth, moving up from tenth after a 7.9 per cent jump in hours watched. Apex Legends falls from seventh to ninth place after a 24.7 per cent decrease in views as season 3 of the game rolls on.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds closes last week's chart with a 4.3 per cent increase, enough of a rise to knock FIFA 20 from the board completely.

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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.