Top 10 streamed games of the week: CS:GO final brings in huge numbers

Top 10 streamed games of the week: CS:GO final brings in huge numbers 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 24th, 2020.

Most-watched games

League of Legends takes its usual seat at number one with 38.5 million hours watched over the last week. The big riser on the chart this week is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which saw a massive 184 per cent increase in views. The spike is owed to the final of the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2020 tournament which brought in record-breaking views across streaming platforms. 

Fortnite takes third place and sees a 13.5 per cent decrease in hours watched. Despite the drop, it did better than Grand Theft Auto V down in fourth place which racked up 23.6 million hours watched last week.

PUBG Mobile drops one place to fifth yet sees a view rise of 4.7 per cent. Escape From Tarkov is in sixth after amassing over 12.8 million hours watched last week.

Garena Free Fire takes seventh for another week racking up 12.2 million hours watched. Dota 2 sees a 28.7 per cent decrease in views and drops to eighth place. 

Apex Legends drops one place to ninth after a 20.1 per cent decrease in hours watched, and of course, Minecraft closes the chart in tenth with 7.6 million 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.