Félix “xQc” Lengyel continues to say his place as the brand new king of Twitch, taking the highest spot for the second consecutive week. This additionally marked one of many solely weeks because the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic the place a Valve-related esports channel has not appeared within the high three.
On the content material aspect, Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare and its battle royale mode Warzone noticed sufficient of a lift in recognition to interrupt up the highest three triumvirate.
Twitch’s High Channel – xQc
Lengyel’s persistent presence as a contender for the highest spot on Twitch represents one thing of a shift from the times of Tyler “Ninja” Blevins’ domination. Up to now, the most important names on Twitch have been tied to a particular sport, notably throughout Fortnite’s peak. The vast majority of this week’s high streamers, the truth is, are names tied to particular video games or genres.
Whereas Lengyel has loved success associated to some widespread developments, he has advanced right into a full-fledged selection streamer, with viewers tuning in for his persona and distinctive model moderately than a particular class of content material. Over the past week, Lengyel’s broadcast classes featured roughly 20 completely different classes mixed, however the streamer noticed roughly equal common viewership every day.
Twitch’s High Content material – Simply Chatting
Helped by the personality-driven channels like Lengyel’s, Simply Chatting continues its sturdy efficiency, producing over 41M hours watched – roughly 11M greater than second-place League of Legends.
The distinctive shift this week got here from Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare, the newest within the Name of Responsibility collection. Its battle royale mode has had stunning endurance on the platform, particularly given the quick lifespan of its predecessor final yr. This week, CoD simply barely edged out Fortnite for third place, producing 21.68M hours watched. The highest three streamers on the platform, together with Lengyel, all streamed a number of hours of CoD content material this week.
It’s additionally price noting that CoD has remained related regardless of the whole lot of its skilled esports content material being broadcast solely on YouTube. Had been the large Name of Responsibility League tournaments going down on Twitch as an alternative, the class could effectively have been capable of contend for second place this week.