Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite views up 50% after slow 2020

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite views up 50% after slow 2020 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 17th, 2020.

Most-watched games

Last week's chart is topped by League of Legends again and it shows no signs of stopping. The title saw a 4 per cent rise in views, racking up over 39.1 million hours watched. 

Fortnite takes second place and sees an impressive 56.5 per cent increase in views following the launch of season 2. Grand Theft Auto drops to third following an 8 per cent drop off in views. 

PUBG Mobile clocks in at fourth after amassing around 16.2 million hours watched in the last week. Escape From Tarkov remains in fifth place but sees a 9.8 per cent view dropoff. 

Dota 2 takes sixth place with 11.8 million hours watched last week, closely followed by Garena Free Fire in seventh which racked up 11.3 million hours. Apex Legends is in eighth place  after a 7.7 per cent increase in views. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive falls two places to ninth after a 12.4 per cent dip in views, and Minecraft closes the chart for another week with 8.3 million hours watched 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.