Apex Legends Continues Its Rise on Twitch; Overtakes Platform-Favorite Fortnite in Streaming Numbers

Published 11/10/2021, 1:47 PM EST


Apex Legends is the most-watched video game on Twitch, and the numbers are still increasing. It continues to dominate other battle-royale games to become the most-streamed video game of all time on Twitch. Currently, it holds a stream time of over 1,773,000 hours, which is massive and more than any other video game.

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Meanwhile, Fortnite slipped down to the second most-watched video game on Twitch. This is followed by total streaming hours of around 1,560,000 hours.

It’s a proud moment for the devs of Apex Legends, who have invested so much of their effort and dedication into this game. It marks a milestone achievement by the company and just a month back, it also achieved one more milestone: Apex Legends achieved a whopping over 270 million hours of watch time.

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In fact, Apex Legends is getting popular day by day, and it’s gaining a lot of fresh players each day. Apart from this, the Esports industry is booming right now; it’s attracting a lot of attention around the globe, including huge chunks of investment from big companies.

However, things were not so good for this game as it struggled to compete with other battle royale games at a time, including Call of Duty: Warzone, Players Unknown’s Battlegrounds, and Fortnite with Call of Duty: Warzone being the major competitor.

Apex Legends and its success

It looks like a part of Apex Legends’ success has resulted from the downfall of Call of Duty: Warzone. The Warzone community has been suffering from cheaters and hackers for quite a long time now. It’s getting very difficult to play this battle royale with each passing day.

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Apparently, the devs are not able to fix this issue.

That’s the reason many of the players, including some popular YouTubers/Streamers, are shifting towards Apex Legends. NICKMERCS, TSM_ImperialHal, ShivFPS, and Tfue are some of the biggest streamers of this game, and

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In fact, all these streamers have over 1 million viewer hours on Twitch. They have a massive fan following across the globe, and the amount of viewers they bring to the game, as a result, is insane.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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