Ah, Twitch….the most successful streaming platform in all of the Americas and Europe. While that’s a pretty bold statement, Twitch’s parent company Amazon, has the data to back it up. It’s reported that over 560 billion minutes of content was streamed on Twitch in 2018. The company also brought in a total of 177.9 billion dollars in revenue in 2017.
It’s no secret that Twitch and the streamers that call the platform
The popular battle royale title has over 82 million hours viewed. Major streamers include Tfue with 7.4 million hours viewed, followed by Ninja at 3.4 million, and Nickmercs at 2.8 million.
2. League of Legends
The popular MOBA game has over 74 million hours viewed with popular streaming channels including RiotGames with 8.3 million hours viewed, LCK_Korea with 3.1 million, and Solary with 1.9 million.
3. Grand Theft Auto V
The popular game from developing company Rockstar has over 58 million hours streamed. Top streamers include Lord_Kebun with 2.6 million hours streamed, Vader with 2 million, and dasMEHD with 1.3 million.
4. Teamfight Tactics (LoL)
The popular game brought in over 49 million hours streamed. Popular streamers include DisguisedToast with 3.4 million hours viewed, Reckful with 3 million, and handongsuk with 2.9 million.
5. DOTA 2
DOTA 2 otherwise known as Defense of the Ancients 2 has a total of 45 million hours viewed. Popular streaming channels include Dota2RuHub with 9.3 million hours viewed, epicenter_en1 with 5.6 million, and dota2mc_ru with 2.5 million.
6. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
The popular franchise game has over 36 million hours viewed on Twitch. Popular streamers include ESL_CSGO with 10.2 million views, gaules with 3.3 million, and CSRuHub with 2.9 million.
The popular title has streamed over 30 million hours. Popular channels include OverwatchLeague with 1.6 million hours watched, aimbotcalvin with 671,000, and PlayOverwatch with 476,000.
8. World of Warcraft
The iconic title has been streamed for over 23 million hours. Top streamers include Asmongold with 4.5 million hours streamed, Towelliee with 735,000, and EsfandTV with 672,000.
9. PLAYER’SUNKNOWN BATTLEGROUNDS
Also known as PUBG, this popular title was streamed for over 19 million hours. Popular streamers include chocoTaco with 1.2 million hours streamed, PEL_Esports with 456,000, and SPYGEA with 416,000.
The popular open world game was streamed for over 17 million hours. Major streamers include mrherzog with 25,000 hours viewed, ufc229mcgregorkhabib2 with 16,000 hours, and jcharlesbeauty with 9,000 hours of content.
Twitch is a wonderful resource for gamers looking for enjoyable content! Twitch has also proved to be a highly profitable platform for streamers of all kinds! While these games are successful on Twitch, these are just 10 of the many titles available on the site. In addition to games, Twitch also has specific categories for chatting with streamers, music events, and more! So, did your favorite game make the list? Are you a streamer yourself? Be sure to check out these articles for even more info about the gaming world!
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