Apex Legends Leaves Call of Duty: Warzone and Fortnite in the Dust in Terms of Viewership

Published 10/09/2021, 3:17 PM EDT


The third quarter of the gaming industry has seen some interesting trends when it comes to viewership. Some of the biggest titles in gaming have made their mark on the list of most-watched streaming categories for non-mobile platforms. One of the most surprising news in this report would be that Apex Legends has surpassed the giants Fortnite and Call of Duty Warzone in terms of viewership.

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Apex Legends surpasses Warzone and Fortnite in terms of viewership

This quarter has seen some fascinating trends in streaming categories as the non-gaming Just Chatting is the most-watched streaming category with 708 million hours watched worldwide. Streamers use this service to interact and engage with their audience before and after streams. Some creators even use Just Chatting as their primary content.

 

GTA V, League of Legends, Minecraft, and Valorant occupy the obvious top spots with GTA V alone, amassing 657 million hours watched worldwide. Valorant and Minecraft have 305 and 282 million viewers respectively, owing to the immense popularity of these games.

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Mobile titles have a combined viewership of 812 million hours watched. This is a sign that the mobile gaming industry is still growing and projects higher rankings for the titles in the future.

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Apex Legend has climbed the ranks to amass one of the largest amounts of viewership in Q3, with 270 million hours watched worldwide. Apex Legend has made a significant jump into the top 10 list this quarter after several streamers started streaming Apex Legends. This game has beat Call of Duty: Warzone and Fortnite in terms of viewership numbers, and that is great news for Apex Legends fans.

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What do you think about these rankings? Let us know in the comments.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

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