Top 10 streamed games of the week: Twitch Drops trigger Tarkov spike

Top 10 streamed games of the week: Twitch Drops trigger Tarkov spike 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 June 8th 2020.

Most-watched games

League of Legends takes the top spot following an 18.5 per cent rise in views. Riot's MOBA topped the chart with over 42.5 million hours watched. Fortnite comes in at second with 37.2 million hours watched, but it did see a view drop of 4.5 per cent.

Grand Theft Auto V remains colossal in third place after racking up 35.2 million hours watched in the last week. PUBG Mobile drops in at number four with 29.1 million hours watched, and it's closely followed by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which saw a 28.7 per cent increase in views over the last week.

Garena Free Fire follows in sixth with 26.3 million hours watched, and Escape From Tarkov takes seventh with a massive 187 per cent increase in views, many of those caused by Twitch Drops. 

Minecraft takes ninth place, and Valorant drops to tenth following a 25.6 per cent decrease in hours watched over the last seven days.


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.