Top 10 streamed games of the week: Valorant views down 50% in a fortnight

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Valorant views down 50% in a fortnight 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 27th 2020.

Most-watched games

Valorant is still topping the chart for another week, but the game has seen a significant drop in views over the last couple of weeks. The title saw a 28.2 per cent decrease last week alone, and it comes after Twitch began to crack down on fake Valorant broadcasts.

Fortnite takes second place with a 4.95 per cent increase in views and 41.9 million hours watched. The gap between Fortnite and Valorant is beginning to close. League of Legends rides strong in third with 38.4 million hours watched in the last week.

Grand Theft Auto comes next in fourth with 32.6 million hours watched and a 9 per cent view increase, closely followed by PUBG Mobile which racked up 32.4 million hours watched last week. 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare checks in at number six with 28.4 million hours and a 23.9 per cent rise in views, and CS:GO follows behind with 28.2 million hours.

Garena Free Fire is the second mobile game in the list in eighth with 22.2 million hours watched, and Minecraft takes ninth with 18.2 million hours. Dota 2 closes the chat with 16.2 million hours and a 14.4 per cent increase over 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.