TL;DR: The games with the highest peak concurrency last week came from the most popular battle royale games on pc/console and mobile: Fortnite and PUBG Mobile. The two games have been surging in total viewership recently as the genre reminds us it’s here to stay.
Last week, Fortnite claimed the highest peak viewer moment while PUBG Mobile wasn’t too far behind. These battle royale giants continue to lead their genre in total cross-platform hours watched, peak concurrency, and average concurrency. Fortnite tends to be a favorite game among plenty of streamers as the game often has the highest hours broadcast while PUBG Mobile is becoming increasingly popular globally. Categories like Just Chatting, League of Legends, and Grand Theft Auto V sometimes have more hours watched week-to-week but the battle royale genre is still trending upwards when it comes to peak viewership.
- Last week, Fortnite reached a peak concurrency of over 991k; an increase of 93% compared to the game’s peak during the week of July 6th.
- PUBG Mobile peaked at 913k last week as the game reached its fourth straight week of peak concurrence growth. Compared to the week of June 29th, the mobile title has increased its peak viewership by 39% week-over-week.
- Other week of July 20th peak concurrency:
- League of Legends: 788k
- Grand Theft Auto V: 537k
- Just Chatting: 510k