Top 10 streamed games of the week: DreamLeague causes huge Dota 2 spike

Top 10 streamed games of the week: DreamLeague causes huge Dota 2 spike 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 January 20th 2020.

Most-watched games

League of Legends is on the rise once more with over 30 million hours watched in the last week. The League of Legends NA Championship series is ongoing and will be bringing in the views until mid-April. 

Dota 2 is this week's big riser, shooting up to second place after an 84.6 per cent rise in views. Similar to League, it's the esports events driving up the views and in Dota 2's case, it's DreamLeague S13. 

Fortnite takes third place but sees a 3.2 per cent dop in views, nothing the title can't handle. Grand Theft Auto V falls to fourth place after a 3.3 per cent dropoff in views too. 

Escape From Tarkov sees a small rise after a difficult couple of weeks. The game racked up over 15.2 million hours watched after a 4.7 per cent jump in views.

 PUBG Mobile drops a little after a 4.5 per cent decrease. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive takes seventh place after a small decrease too. 

This week's largest drop goes to Minecraft, which saw a 46.4 per cent drop off in views. Garena Free Fire takes ninth place, again with no real changes to the view count. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds closes the chart and sees a tiny 2.5 per cent decrease in views.


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.