The most-watched streamer including all platforms has been revealed and a new king of broadcasting has been crowned heading in 2020.
According to a new report from StreamElements and Arsenal.gg, viewers spent a whopping 87,789,883 hours watching 21-year-old Fortnite star Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney in 2019.
Shroud came second overall with 65,807,447 hours watched while summit1g had just over 60,000,000 to come third.
Ninja, who made headlines across the globe in August when he announced he would be moving to Mixer, was fourth at 57,951,217 hours.
Former Overwatch pro Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel rose to sixth on the back of IRL and variety streams with 53,385,731 hours.
Twitch still dominates
In 2018, Twitch owned 75% of the market share based on hours watched with YouTube Gaming at 22% and Mixer and Facebook at only 1% a piece.
In 2019, Twitch’s market share dropped to 73% while Mixer and Facebook grew to 3%. YouTube Gaming, meanwhile fell to 21%.
With that being said, all platforms had major year over year growth. Twitch grew by 20% and while Mixer exploded with 149%.
Facebook Gaming saw the largest year over year with a whopping 210%. In 2018, Facebook Gaming had 114,754,621 hours watched. In 2019, they increased to 356,242,965.
As the streaming wars heat up, it will be interesting to see what other names are offered major exclusive contracts to jump ship. 2020 is shaping up to be a very competitive for both platforms and streamers themselves.