Top 10 streamed games of the week: Dota 2 views up 31%

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Dota 2 views up 31% 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 March 2nd, 2020.

Most-watched games

League of Legends reigns supreme once more with 36.1 million hours watched racked up over the last week. The title did see a decrease of 6.3 per cent, but that's nothing compared to the views it accumulates.

Fortnite takes its usual spot in second place. 21.5 million houurs watched keeps it way above the title in third, which is Grand Theft Auto V. GTAV saw a 4.4 per cent rise in views, amassing over 18.9 million hours watched in the last week.

PUBG Mobile moves into fourth after a 4.7 per cent jump in views. The pocket-sized battle royale racked up 17.8 million hours watched last week. It's followed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive which amassed 13.1 million hours, but saw a huge 52.2 per cent dropoff in views.

Escape from Tarkov comes in sixth with 11.9 million hours watched and a 7.1 per cent decrease. Garena Free Fire follows behind with 11.5 million hours watched.

Dota 2 is in eighth and it saw a 31.2 per cent icnrease in views - the largest on the chart this week. It racked up 11.1 million hours watched last week. 

Apex Legends is still going strong in ninth after a 9.5 per cent jump in views. Respawn's shooter drummed up 8.9 million hours watched last week. 

Minecraft closes the chart for another week, but sees a 10.3 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.