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Top 10 games to stream on Twitch

Community Apr 7, 2022

Twitch is one of the most popular streaming websites for gamers. You get to see your favourite content creators streaming for quite a long time. However, Twitch is mostly known for the gaming channels it offers, and most Esports organisations prefer to go live on Twitch because of its extremely easy and accessible controls. Additionally, it was also one of the very first websites or apps to introduce live streaming. If you are a gamer, there is a high chance that most of your time goes into watching Twitch streams. Therefore, today we will get into some of the top 10 games to stream on Twitch.

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The Top 10 Games to Stream on Twitch

If you are a gamer or want to get into livestreaming, then you must choose which games you are streaming. Twitch is heavily supported by algorithms. Hence, if you choose a popular game, then there is a good possibility that you will get more viewers than if you chose just a random game to stream, which is not even featured on Twitch’s main home page.

League of Legends (LoL)

Currently, with an average viewership of 224k, League of Legends has been one of those games that has dominated the Twitch popularity charts for quite a long time now. This is a game that is not going to die so easily, and honestly, we do not want it to die anytime soon. Riot Games always manages to bring out the best games for the users, and League of Legends has now turned out to be one of those games that you have to play once if you get into streaming. You are bound to be asked if you play League or not quite a billion times while you are streaming.

Credits to Gizmochina. League of Legends.

However, there is a high chance that the category has already become saturated. If you are not exceptionally outstanding or entertaining in your stream, then it might be difficult to gain viewers or audiences, and neither could you rise to the top of the charts that easily.

Grand Theft Auto V

Since its release, Grand Theft Auto has been the talk of the town. Moreover, the more updates Rockstar Games comes up with, the more gamers are streaming the game. This makes it all the easier for you to stream under this category. It has about 139k viewers approximately. You can call in some of your best friends and just start doing some random missions. If you manage to do something wild, or hilarious, your view count will automatically start increasing. Also, if you want to play solo, you can use the in-game voice, and play with random online players. If you manage to give some quality content on your stream every day, rest assured that you will be getting a good number of followers and viewers.

Credits to Steam. Grand Theft Auto V.

Valorant

Riot Games has always managed to come up with games that easily turn into mass addictions. When Valorant was first released and got into the hype, it felt like everyone was playing the game. Well, the game is still quite hyped and there are some 115k viewers approximately for the category. Therefore, you can start with Valorant as your streaming game. It is easier to make it fun, and also, if you get your timings right, you might even get a lot more viewers while some of the pros are not live. Like with most FPS shooting games, you can easily get some of your friends to play with you while you are streaming, or even go to random lobbies and have fun! Though Valorant is an extremely popular video game, you will need to think outside the box to keep your audience entertained.

Credits to Mint. Valorant.

Fortnite

Whenever one hears of Fortnite and Twitch, the first thing that comes to mind is Ninja. He is one of the biggest streamers on Twitch and is known all over the world for his Fortnite gameplay. Other than him, Fortnite is still going strong on Twitch with an average of 94.3k viewers. Hence, if you like Fortnite, then you can start with the game. Another factor that would help you to gain an audience is that Fortnite’s creative mode is extremely popular, and if you can finally find a way to entertain your viewers, then you will be getting more views and followers on your profile.

Credits to Epic Games. Fortnite.

Apex Legend

This is quite an interesting game and has been quite popular for quite some time. The game has so many amazing abilities for each character that it keeps people interested for a long time.With an average viewership of 86.6k in the category, the game has still been going strong, and will not die anytime soon. Therefore, if you want, you can make your gameplay interesting and strategic to attract more viewers and an audience. Usually, it does not take much time to gain more followers in Apex Legends if you keep on entertaining your audience consistently.

Credits to EA. Apex Legends.

DOTA 2

This is one of the most popular Esports during this time and is hence quite popular on Twitch. DOTA 2 and other similar games are quite popular due to the variety of interesting gameplay on which you can improvise. Still going strong, the game has managed to keep on getting popular while Valve Corporation keeps on trying to keep the game alive with new updates and releases. If you want to get some comfortable ground, then you can definitely go for DOTA 2 first. Streaming would make you comfortable, and hence, later on, you could make it into other games as well.

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Call of Duty: Warzone

Call of Duty: Warzone soared to the top of the charts almost immediately when it was released in 2020. Since then, it has been holding onto its high spot on Twitch too. There is an average of 53.1k viewers for this category, and fans still make sure to play and follow this game. Call of Duty has a lot of variations, starting with Black Ops and also having a mobile version. Though COD Mobile is not that popular on Twitch, Warzone has managed to climb the charts because it was recently released. Hence, if you can come up with some creativity, and try to entertain your audience properly, then you can definitely go up the popularity list in the streaming category.

Credits to Call of Duty. Warzone Season 2. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)

CS: Go has been a popular video game since time immemorial and is still going strong with some of the major Esports and tournaments. Even on Twitch, it has some 40.5k viewers on average. CS: Go is one of those games that has been popular since day one and has still been an important game. If you want to be the best in any sort of FPS game, then make sure that you get to a good level in CS: Go. However, there is a small problem. CS: Go already has quite a number of streamers. If you are not exceptionally good at entertaining, or even good at the game, then you will be able to get a lot of viewers and followers.

Credits to Steam. CS: GO.

World of Warcraft (WoW)

This 2004 game by Blizzard Entertainment has managed to stay relevant, and still, people keep on enjoying the game. Though it might not be as popular as it was once, if you are into role-playing games, then you can definitely go for this game. Also, as the game has an average viewership of 37.6k, it will be easier for you to make a dominant mark with some consistent streaming. All you will have to do is make your streams interesting and different from the others, and you will be all set to go.

Credits to Microsoft. World of Warcraft.

Minecraft

One of the most popular games ever. To date, Minecraft has still managed to hold on to its relevance. However, with an average of 28.1k viewers, you will have to ensure that you are going out of the box. If you want, you can bring your friends and have a great time either building stuff or just mining and fighting dragons and Enderman. Additionally, this is one of those games where you can chill and stream. There is a lot of space for creativity in the game too.

Credits to The Verge. Minecraft.

End Thoughts

These are some of the top 10 games which you can stream on Twitch. However, no matter which game you are going to play, make sure to be consistent, keep your stream interactive, and also think outside the box. This will assist you in gaining as many followers as possible.

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