According to Streamlabs’ latest quarterly report, Twitch’s total viewing time was 4.74 billion hours, ahead of all other streaming platforms,media reported. The total number of people on all three platforms climbed to a staggering 7.46 billion. Interestingly, this figure is actually slightly lower than the 7.71 billion hours in the previous quarter.
It’s worth noting that this indicator refers to “total viewing time”, which is much higher than “total streaming time”, which means that viewers don’t watch 7.46 billion hours of “live” content.
Total streaming time was a huge victory for Twitch, which accounted for 91.1 percent of the market, up 14.5 percent from the second quarter. This is likely to indicate that many went to Twitch to watch the video when the blockade was imposed in July.
For the first time, Facebook’s viewing time exceeded 1 billion hours, accounting for 14 percent of total viewing time, Streamlabs said. Meanwhile, YouTube games reportedly grew the fastest, with 156 million hours more watched than in the second quarter.
Riot Games, the developer of League of Heroes, is the most popular game publisher, followed by Tencent and Epic Games. Unsurprisingly, League of Heroes topped the list with 543 million hours of view time, followed by Fortnite with 426 million hours.