Top 10 streamed games of the week: Apex Legends slides in with 87% view increase

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Apex Legends slides in with 87% view increase 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 February 3rd 2020.

Most-watched games

League of Legends reigns supreme once more and sees another 17.2 per cent rise in views, racking up over 38.2 million hours across the big four platforms in the last week. 

Grand Theft Auto glides into second place following an 18.7 per cent jump in views. Rockstar's online opus is still going strong as it enters its seventh year. Fortnite is knocked down to third and sees less than a 0.3 per cent change in hours watched.

PUBG Mobiles takes fourth and sees a 15.3 per cent rise in views, amassing over 16.7 million hours. Escape From Tarkov falls one place to fifth with an 8.3 per cent decrease in hours watched. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hops up one place to sixth after a 12.8 per cent rise in views. Last week's biggest dropper was World of Warcraft, which surged back into the chart due to a new in-game raid. Streaming views for Blizzard's MMO dropped 15.2 per cent last week. 

Apex Legends is back in the top 10 following an 87.7 per cent rise in views. Respawn's battle royale just ushered in a brand new competitive season and a new battle pass, seeing old players return to the arena. Dota 2 closes last week's chart and sees a 22.3 per cent increase in hours watched. 


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.