Top 10 streamed games of the week: Valorant breaks 100 million hours once more

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Valorant breaks 100 million hours once more 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 April 13th 2020.

Most-watched games

Valorant is still smashing records at the top of the list, with a whopping 111.7 million hours watched in the last week. Even that number is a 15.2 per cent decrease compared to the week before. Valorant's Twitch Drop strategy is keeping viewers and streamers well into the game, despite it only being in closed beta.

Riot Games' other flagship League of Legends is still going strong in second place with a just as extraordinary 42 million hours watched. Fortnite takes third with 39.9 million hours watched and a 25 per increase compared to the week before.

Grand Theft Auto takes fourth with 29.9 million hours watched and it's followed closely by PUBG Mobile which amassed 29.2 million hours. Both games saw increases of 7.1 and 5.5 per cent respectively.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare drops to sixth despite a 6.3 per cent view increase, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive takes seventh with 20.1 million hours watched last week. CS:GO takes the biggest hit this week - a 28.2 per cent decrease.

Dota 2 comes in at number eight with 19.4 million hours, a 12.1 per cent increase in views. Garena Free Fire takes ninth place with 18 million, and Minecraft closes the chart again with 17.4 million hours watched in the 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.