There are at least 665,000 unique gaming channels on YouTube, streaming live on a daily, or weekly basis. This is a huge number. All of these channels are hitting it big and gaining more subscribers each day. Plus there are also hundreds of subscribers who are downloading and converting (convert YouTube to MP4 with clipconverter) these videos on a daily basis.
Most letsplayers have specialized in one subject, such as “Grand Theft Auto 5”, “Call of Duty” or “FIFA 17”, or more precisely: the FIFA Ultimate Team trading card phenomenon. This alone distinguishes YouTube very clearly from the live streaming top dog Twitch, where eSports titles such as “League of Legends”, “Dota 2” or “Hearthstone” dominate.
Still the most popular YouTube game: the all-time favorite “Minecraft”. Around half of the letsplay channels with the greatest reach in Europe and the United States deal exclusively or predominantly with Minecraft.
YouTube: Most streamed games on the platform – Minecraft still at the top
In addition to the videos, Minecraft was also the most streamed game on YouTube . Unfortunately, YouTube did not provide any figures for this category. However, it can be seen that Roblox has been kicked out of the top 5 , while PUBG Mobile has moved into the top 5 . It is also exciting to see that mobile games on YouTube are becoming more and more popular. In addition to PUBG Mobile , Garena Free Fire could also be found twice in the upper part of the list. Only recently driftedDr Disrespect continued to raise the controversy over mobile games and poured fuel on the fire.
All of these numbers are certainly impressive, but the fact that Minecraft has 40% of all views of the remaining top 5 puts the icing on the cake. The game is also popular on all sides in the German scene . Every now and then, many great German YouTubers join forces on large projects in Minecraft , such as Craft Attack or the VARO , which is loved by fans , and thus achieve good views. If you are also interested in who the top 10 YouTubers were in 2020 , take a look at our list.