Fortnite drops to second position, while its most direct competitor, PUBG, disappears from the top 10 of the streaming portal.
Twitch has become an indispensable platform to understand the way videogames are consumed and viewed. Amazon’s streaming ecosystem has a major presence, and in 2019, there is a real king: League of Legends. Riot Games’ MOBA is the most watched game of the year, followed directly by Epic Games’ battle royale, Fortnite, and the fireproof Grand Theft Auto V, which has tripled its audience from 2018 and already has more than 523 million views as reflected in The State of the Stream’s annual report.
What is the reason for the success of the Rockstar game?
Grand Theft Auto V has once again become one of the most watched video games thanks to the interest of some popular streamers in the role seen in the title in its online facet, an aspect that allows them to live personalized and very realistic adventures in the context of the city of Los Santos. Although GTA V’s roleplay started in 2017, it has been increasing in audience since then, being now a place where unique stories based on the most varied themes are lived, from realistic with biker and police bands fighting for supremacy and power in the city to groups that enjoy Vampire-like rules with supernatural beings and other mods.
With regard to the boom in platforms, the report states that Mixer and Facebook Gaming have had a good year, with considerable increases in their user bases and audiences, especially in the case of the Microsoft platform, which has been closing major deals with renowned figures such as Ninja. For its part, the most successful and premiere game of 2019 in terms of its emergence has been Apex Legends.