It’s uncommon for a single-player recreation to drive a lot viewership on Twitch, however few video games have been extra extremely anticipated than Cyberpunk 2077. It accounted for substantial viewership on the highest two channels this week.
On the content material facet we see Fortnite retain a few of the momentum it gained from the Galactus occasion, whereas the Amongst Us development continues to wind down.
Twitch’s Prime Channel – xQc
Félix “xQc” Lengyel continues to face sturdy on the high of the Twitch charts, as soon as once more collaborating within the week’s main development. Whereas Lengyel was the preferred streamer to play Cyberpunk 2077, he was not the most-watched streamer for that recreation. That title went to Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, whose uncommon flip as a single-player recreation streamer helped propel him to second place this week, producing 3.64M hours watched.
It was additionally one other large week for Counter-Strike: World Offensive esports as a number of channels on the Prime 10 have been broadcasting the BLAST Premier Fall Ultimate. The principle BLAST channel accrued greater than 3M hours watched over the course of the week.
Twitch’s Prime Content material – Simply Chatting
Cyberpunk 2077 would have simply topped the Twitch charts have been it not for Simply Chatting now resting comfortably above 50M hours watched week after week. Nonetheless, the brand new launch was comfortably in second place at 45.22M hours watched, properly forward of third-place Fortnite’s 28.19M. As a story-driven recreation, Cyberpunk 2077 can have a steep drop in viewership when the favored streamers end their playthrough.
Additionally of word, World of Warcraft noticed a rise in viewership week-over-week, bucking the everyday post-release downturn. That development will seemingly proceed in the interim as the most important names within the recreation put together for the Race to World First.