2021 was a good year for streaming platforms, as more and more users enjoy watching their games or their favorite streamers live. This morning it was revealed that Twitch and Facebook Gaming audiences grew a lot over the last 12 months.
At the same time, the popularity charts with the most successful games and content creators on Twitch during 2021 were revealed. The tops include some surprises, such as new games that sneaked into the first places.
It is important to clarify that both the playlist and the content creators list was made from the total number of hours that viewers allocated them. So popularity is measured by hours watched.
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What were the most watched games on Twitch in 2021?
Thanks to a report from StreamElements, we know the list of most watched games on Twitch during 2021. As we mentioned a few moments ago, Grand Theft Auto V It was crowned with 2.1 billion hours of content, so it was only surpassed by the Just Chatting category.
The list includes other games whose popularity has also continued for years, such as League of Legends, Minecraft, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 Y Fortnite. We also see more recent proposals, such as VALORANT, Call of Duty: Warzone Y Apex Legends.
One of the surprises was New World, Amazon’s MMO, which became one of the most successful premieres of 2021 on Twitch. This since it was in position 18 thanks to its 259 million hours viewed on the platform. Below I leave you the top of the most watched games with their respective amounts of hours:
- Just Chatting (3.1 millardos)
- Grand Theft Auto V (2.1 billion)
- League of Legends (1.8 billion)
- Fortnite (1 billion)
- VALORANT (949 million)
- Minecraft (880 million)
- Call of Duty: Warzone (858 million)
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (757 million)
- Apex Legends(691 million)
- Dota 2 (578 million)
What were the most viewed streamers on Twitch in 2021?
The report assures that the top streamers had very few changes month after month, but that there was a content creator who triumphed thanks to his perseverance, which earned him once again the most viewed streamer on Twitch for the second year in a row. We mean xQcOW.
It is revealed that the streamers still have a long way to go to reach the top positions, but they had a place thanks to Amouranth and saddummy, who came in at positions 33 and 85, respectively.
The top 10 includes creators such as AuronPlay, Shroud, Summit1g, loud_coringa, Gaules, among others. Below you can see an image showing the results:
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