Top 10 streamed games of the week: World of Warcraft raid brings views back to Azeroth

Top 10 streamed games of the week: World of Warcraft raid brings views back to Azeroth 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 27th 2020.

Most-watched games

No changes at the top for last week as League of Legends continues to climb. The game saw an 8.5 per cent rise in views racking up over 32.6 million hours watched.

Fortnite slides into second place despite a 6.6 per cent drop in views, replacing Dota 2. Grand Theft Auto also moves up one place to third, even though it dropped 5.1 per cent of its views over the last week.

Escape From Tarkov is still going strong in fourth place. It sees a 1.4 per cent rise in views. PUBG Mobile creeps up one place to fifth despite 3.1 per cent drop in views.

World of Warcraft is back in the top 10 after a huge 140.5 per cent rise in views. A new in-game raid has brought players back to Azeroth over the last week. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive comes in seventh, and sees a 16.8 per cent rise in hours watched.

Minecraft sees the biggest drop for last week, an 8.7 per cent dropoff in views sees the Mojang title slip into ninth place. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds closes the chart and sees a 7 per cent increase 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.