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Facebook Gaming viewership grew by 21% during November

StreamElements and Rainmaker.gg reports that during 2022 League of Legends hit 1.4 billion viewing hours on Twitch

In November, Twitch reached a viewership of 1.6 billion hours, according to StreamElements and Rainmaker.gg's monthly State of the Stream report.

Since the streaming platform hit over two billion hours watched back in January it hasn't been able to reproduce the feat.

YouTube Gaming brought in 244 million hours watched in October, continuing declines the streaming platform has seen since it accumulated 305 million hours back in August.

Meanwhile, Facebook Gaming was the only streaming service that saw growth in November as it hit 414 million hours watched, up 21% from October.

In November, God of War Ragnarok debuted among Twitch's most-watched games with 38 million hours.

StreamElements also provided yearly data for streaming platforms and highlighted that only five new releases in 2022 hit Twitch's top monthly views.

The group included Lost Ark, Elden Ring, Overwatch 2, Fifa 23, and God of War Ragnarok.

For the full year, from January to November, the most watched games on Twitch are listed below:

  • League of Legends - 1.4 billion hours
  • Grand Theft Auto V - 1.3 billion hours
  • Valorant - 1 billion hours
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 660 million hours
  • Apex Legends: 577 million - hours
  • Fortnite: 529 million - hours
  • Dota 2: 497 million - hours
  • Minecraft: 494 million - hours

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Jeffrey Rousseau joined GamesIndustry.biz in March 2021. Based in Florida, his work focused on the intersectionality of games and media. He enjoys reading, podcasts, staying informed, and learning how people are tackling issues.