Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite back on top as Valorant views vanish

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Fortnite back on top as Valorant views vanish 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 May 11th 2020.

Most-watched games

Fortnite is back at the top with 41.8 million hours watched. The title did see a 7.1 per cent decrease in views, but it's enough to keep Valorant from snapping at its heels.

Meanwhile, Valorant takes a nosedive to second place with a 45.7 per cent decrease in views. The title did still rack up an impressive 35.1 million hours watched across streaming platforms, but the dip in just one week is substantial. 

Grand Theft Auto V takes third place with a 32.4 per cent rise in views, amassing over 34.2 million hours watched. GTA is a consistent force almost seven years on from its original release.

PUBG Mobile takes fourth place with 31.6 million hours watched and a barely noticeable decrease of 1.1 per cent. League of Legends follows closely behind with 31.5 million hours watched, and Garena Free Fire clocks in at sixth with 26.2 million hours watched.  

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is in seventh with 25.3 million hours watched over the last week, and CS:GO takes eighth with 21.9 million. Minecraft sees a 21.7 per cent decrease in views and drops to ninth, and Dota 2 closes the chart with 15 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.