The live streaming market is prospering amid the coronavirus break out, with the worldwide market growing by 99% year-on-year in regards to hours watched.

According to data gathered by SafeBettingSites.com, the three leading computer game publishers hit 2.17 bn hours seen on live streaming platforms in the 2nd quarter of 2020 With a total of 1.13 bn hours viewed in this period, Riot Games ranked as the leading computer game publisher worldwide.

Overall Number of Hours Viewed on Live Streaming Platforms Leapt to 7.5 bn in Q2 2020

Epic Games ranked as the 2nd most-watched computer game publisher in the 2nd quarter of 2020, revealed Statista and Streamlabs information. The publisher responsible for the around the world video gaming phenomenon, Fortnite, struck a total of 535.51 million hours seen on live streaming platforms between April and June.

An American computer game developer and publisher, Valve, ranked 3rd on this list. Stats indicate the publisher of the video gaming megahit titles like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 reached more than 510 million hours watched in this period.

Data reveal almost 7.5 bn hours had actually been watched on the live streaming platforms in the 2nd quarter of the year. The three leading computer game publishers represented nearly 30% of that amount.

Valorant was the Most-watched Game in Q2 2020.

Evaluated by platforms, Twitch represents the market leader with over 5bn seen hours and 67.6% market share in the 2nd quarter of 2020. With more than 1.5 bn hours enjoyed and a 20% share, YouTube Video gaming ranked as the second-largest live streaming platform for gamers. Facebook and Mixer follow with 822.5 million and 106.2 million seen hours, respectively.

The Streamlabs data revealed Valorant was the most popular video game on live streaming platforms in the 2nd quarter of 2020. A free-to-play multiplayer tactical first-person shooter established and published by Riot Games reached more than 534 million hours watched in between April and June.

PUBG Mobile ranked second, with 237.4 million hours viewed on the live streaming platforms in this duration. The Legendary Games megahit, Fornite, followed with 174.8 million hours, respectively.