Top 10 streamed games: Fall Guys racks up 25 million hours in launch week

Top 10 streamed games: Fall Guys racks up 25 million hours in launch week 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. 

This chart covers the week commencing August 3rd 2020.

Most-watched games

As usual, League of Legends secures its space as the number one streamed game, racking up 42.8 million hours watched over the last week. 

The portable PUBG Mobile takes second place with over 40 million hours watched amassed in the last week. The mobile version of the popular battle royale is still thriving across platforms, while its console sibling has dropped from the top 10 completely. 

Fortnite comes in third place with 33.6 million hours watched and a view decrease of 13.9 per cent. While the title is still going strong, it's lost some creators and views to other rising royales over the last year, namely Valorant and Call of Duty. 

Grand Theft Auto is in fourth place with 29.5 million hours watched and it remains a stalwart on Twitch and YouTube, picked up regularly by some of the platform's top creators. Garena Free Fire follows closely in fifth with 28.8 million hours watched over the last seven days.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (the 2019 one) clocks in sixth with 26.7 million hours watched. COD is getting an update this week too, which might see players return.

The fresh entry of the week is Fall Guys - Mediatonic's new take on battle royale. The game has done astronomically well - amassing 25.9 million hours watched during its launch week. It also sold 2 million copies in that time. 

Minecraft follows in eighth place with 17.9 million hours watched over the last week, and Valorant takes ninth with 15 million hours watched. CS:GO closes this week's chart with 11.7 million hours watched and a mild view dip of 2.2 per cent.


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.