Fortnite lost 28% of its viewership hours on Twitch in 2019

Fortnite is still one of the most popular games in the world, but it has definitely lost some of the unprecedented momentum that it had throughout 2018. This led to League of Legends reclaiming its past status as Twitch’s most watched game, according to data-tracking service Arsenal.gg. Fortnite finished at No. 2 with its hours watched dropping 28% year-over-year. Here’s the full chart from Arsenal and broadcasting-production service StreamElements:

Fortnite lost 28% of its viewership hours on Twitch in 2019
Fortnite lost 28% of its viewership hours on Twitch in 2019

No game had more than a billion hours watched — although League is close. But this doesn’t mean that Twitch viewership is declining. Total hours watched is up for the site 20% year-over-year. Viewers are just showing up for a wider variety of content, and you can see that reflected in the top 10. League of Legends grew 7% compared to the same period from the previous year. But other games and categories are growing even faster. Just Chatting was up 42%, for example.

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