The most popular games on Twitch this week

  • Video games
  • Friday, 14 Aug 2020

Twitch is a video game live streaming service. — AFP Relaxnews

What are the games making a splash on Twitch this week? Here are the latest rankings for the video game live streaming platform over the last seven days.

The top 5 most watched games on Twitch

Grand Theft Auto V disappeared from the top five this week to be replaced by Fall Guys, which is now in third place.

1 - Just Chatting is still in first place ahead of more elaborate video games, despite a significant drop of 6.7% when compared to last week. This pole position still represents almost 37 million hours viewed.

2 - League Of Legends: the heavy-hitter, which has hung on to its second place with 33 million hours viewed this week, is showing good growth (+9%).

3 - Fall Guys has now emerged in the top five with spectacular growth of 88.6% and 30 million hours viewed.

4 - Fortnite, which had 'only' 21 million hours viewed this week, has seen a major drop in its audience (-20.2%), but has still kept its fourth position.

5 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, which has continued its decline in the rankings (-2.7 %), totaled 20 million hours viewed.

The top 5 trending games on Twitch

This week, there have been quite a few changes in the top five trending games on Twitch.

1 - Fall Guys: as expected, the battle royale game topped this category with a growth rate of 88% and an additional 20 million hours viewed.

2 - Among Us has gained significant ground in the top five with a growth rate of 172.1% and a further 3.3 million hours viewed this week.

3 - Horizon Zero Dawn, another new game to emerge in the ranking, has made impressive progress with the week's highest growth rate (2,229%). In all, it accumulated an additional 2.7 million hours viewed.

4 - League Of Legends has hung onto its place in the ranking with a growth rate of 9% (a further two million hours viewed).

5 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare is still in the top five in spite of negative growth when compared to last week. The first-person shooter garnered an extra two million hours viewed.


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