Top 10 streamed games of the week: Escape From Tarkov tanks and FIFA 20 makes a return

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Escape From Tarkov tanks and FIFA 20 makes a return 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 December 30th 2019.

Most-watched games

League of Legends is back on top following a 20.8 per cent rise in views last week. The game spent a lot of 2019 at the top of the board and its prowess on the esports scene has put it the number one spot with 26.1 million hours watched.

Minecraft is in second place, moving up from sixth place after a 19.8 per cent rise in views. Microsoft's blocky blockbuster racked up 19.4 million hours last week. Grand Theft Auto V takes third place after amassing 18.7 million hours watched, and the game is still going strong on Twitch. 

Fortnite is in fourth place, dropping one place after a 7.6 per cent decrease in views. PUBG Mobile stays put in fifth but sees a 7.2 per cent dropoff in views. 

Last week's big dipper is Escape From Tarkov, the war-themed shooter that took Twitch by storm throughout December. The title is in sixth place after a 53.8 per cent dropoff in views. The game also encountered some controversy online after its one of its developers confirmed that it wouldn't include playable female characters.

FIFA 20 makes a return to the chart in seventh following a 141 per cent rise in hours watched. This year's installment of the popular footie franchise amassed over 13.9 million hours last week following a massive content update.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive drops to eighth despite a 32.9 per cent rise in hours watched last week. Dota 2 stays ninth despite a seeing a 63.5 per cent rise in views - the second largest rise on the chart. Mobile shooter Garena Free Fire sneaks into the chart in tenth after racking up 12.3 million hours watched in the 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.