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Twitch categories in August 2020

Twitch categories in August 2020

The last summer month revived the esports industry. We've seen the new game presentations and the start of significant esports tournaments. Such things affected the views of Twitch categories.

Just Chatting experienced small growth by Hours Watched compared to July, but at the same time, its Peak Viewers decreased by 12%. HasanAbi is No.1 Just Chatting streamer in August. He has collected 3M of Hours Watched.

League of Legends improved its state of affairs, the Hours Watched growth amounted to 21%, and the Peak Viewers increased 2x - 729K viewers. The game gained even more exposure because of the two most popular leagues - LEC and LCS. We've talked about their results in our recent article.

This month all eyes of gamers and streamers were on Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. During the first week on Twitch, the game collected half of the million viewers at the broadcasts. 

Peak Viewers in August concluded 708K, and Timthetatman became the most popular streamer - 2,9M of Hours Watched. The organizers decided to host the Fall Guys tournaments, so soon we'll make an article about their results.

Fortnite has lost one position but improved its stats compared to July. Hours Watched increased by 5% and the Peak by 52%. One of the reasons for such growth is Grefg Summer Edition 2020, which was held at the end of August.  

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare stayed in the same position, though this category is leading by Peak Viewers this month - 947K. This is an absolute record for this game that was set because of the Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War announcement.

GTA V has worsened its results compared to July. The Hours Watched decreased by 2M, and the Peak by 6K. Valorant is in the same situation.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive occupies the same 8th position, but its Hours Watched grew by 25%, and the Peak Viewers concluded 324K. The recent ESL One Cologne has made a significant impact on the popularity of the game. 

Dota 2 experiences dark times. The game almost dropped out of the top-10 categories.

Among Us, which was published in 2018, revived on Twitch and took 12th place in our top. The game is intended for 4 to 10 people, and the main goal is to find out who is an alien on the spaceship. The game has collected 30M Hours Watched and 266K Peak Viewers.

xQc is leading by Hours Watched - 3,7M and Spanish streamer Rubius is No.1 by Peak Viewers - 107K.

Rainbow Six Siege has made a comeback in our Top-20, improving its Hours Watched by 12%. The Peak Viewers has grown 2x thanks to the Six Major August series. More info about the Majors is here.

We've also prepared the reports about the most popular streamers and tournaments in August, so don't forget to subscribe to our social pages.

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