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The Best Games to Stream on Twitch

Updated December 12, 2019 13.2k votes 2k voters 42.4k views50 items

List RulesVote up the streaming games that are the most fun to watch

Thanks to popular streamers on Twitch, streaming gameplay, or watching the streams of others, has enjoyed a boom over the last few years. It's now become so popular that some gamers are able to turn this into a full-time job, with many others doing so part-time. Tens of thousands of people are watching a number of different gaming streams at any one time, and with so much streaming gameplay to watch, you could use a list of the best Twitch games.

Wondering which video games are most rewarding for spectators? You'll find the best games to stream right here. Whether you're watching a game of League of Legends or sitting back and following a stranger's attempt at staying alive in DayZ, there are plenty of games to stream on Twitch! Looking for something a little more relaxing? There's always someone's Minecraft server streaming on Twitch.

So take a look at the best video games to stream on Twitch. Vote up the ones that are genuinely entertaining and downvote the games that just don't make for fun viewing.

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    H1Z1

    2015

    DeveloperDaybreak Game Company

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale

    Just Survive is a survival sandbox massively multiplayer online game released in 2015, developed and published by Daybreak Game Company for Microsoft Windows. The game, originally known as H1Z1 and...  more
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    DeveloperRockstar North

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Racing video game

    Grand Theft Auto V is an open world, action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on 17 September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360....  more

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    Developer4J Studios, Mojang

    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action game, Sandbox

    Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The creative and...  more

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    DeveloperPsyonix

    Genres (Video game)Sports

    Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix. The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in July 2015, with ports for Xbox One, OS X,...  more

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    DeveloperEpic Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

    Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft Windows,...  more
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    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was released in May 2016 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One....  more

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    DeveloperValve Corporation, Hidden Path Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, First-person Shooter

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an online tactical first-person shooter developed by Valve Corporation and Hidden Path Entertainment, who also maintained Counter-Strike: Source after its release....  more
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    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter, Tactical shooter

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is a tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on...  more
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    Player Unknown Battlegrounds

    2017

    DeveloperPUBG Corporation

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a 2017 multiplayer online battle royale game developed by PUBG Corporation. In the game, up to one hundred players parachute onto an island and scavenge for...  more
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    DayZ

    2013

    DeveloperDean Hall

    Genres (Video game)Survival horror, Tactical shooter

    DayZ is an award winning 2012 multiplayer open world survival horror mod designed by Dean Hall for the 2009 tactical shooter video game ARMA 2 and its 2010 expansion pack, ARMA 2: Operation...  more
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    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, First-person shooter

    Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment. Set in the same universe as Titanfall, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One...  more

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    DeveloperRiot Games

    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena, Action role-playing game

    League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is a free-to-play game that is supported by...  more
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    Magic: The Gathering

    1997

    DeveloperAtari

    Genres (Video game)Strategy video game

    Magic: The Gathering is a computer game published by MicroProse in April 1997 based on the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. It is often referred to as Shandalar after the plane of...  more
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    Pokémon

    1996-Present
    Pokémon is a series of games developed by Game Freak and Creatures Inc. and published by Nintendo as part of the Pokémon media franchise. First released in 1996 in Japan for the Game Boy, the main...  more
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    DeveloperNixxes Software BV, IO Interactive

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Stealth game

    Hitman: Absolution is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix. It is the fifth installment in the Hitman game series, and runs on IO Interactive 's proprietary...  more
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    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game, fantasy

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action...  more

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    DeveloperFrom Software

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Dark Souls is an action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware and published by Namco Bandai Games. A spiritual successor to FromSoftware's Demon's Souls, the game is the second installment in...  more

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    DeveloperStudio Wildcard

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

    Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In...  more

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    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

    Battlefield 4 is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by Swedish video game developer EA Digital Illusions CE and published by Electronic Arts. It is a sequel to 2011's Battlefield 3 and...  more

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    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Massively multiplayer online game, Fantasy

    World of Warcraft (commonly known as WoW) is a pay-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It is Blizzard Entertainment's fourth game set in the fantasy Warcraft Universe, first...  more

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    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, hack and slash

    Diablo III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise and was released in the Americas, Europe, South...  more

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    #174 of 454 The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time#37 of 156 The Best PlayStation 4 Games Released So Far

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    DeveloperDimensional Ink Games

    Genres (Video game)Massively multiplayer online, action

    DC Universe Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based upon the fictional universe of DC Comics. Developed by Daybreak Game Company's Austin studio and co-published by Sony...  more
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    Rust

    2013

    DeveloperFacepunch Studios LTD.

    Genres (Video game)Adventure, Role-playing video game, Survival

    Rust is a survival video game developed and published by Facepunch Studios in February 2018 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux. The game has only a multiplayer mode. The objective of Rust is to...  more
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    Dota 2

    2013

    DeveloperValve Corporation

    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena, Action game, Real-time strategy

    Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena video game, the stand-alone sequel to the Defense of the Ancients Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne mod. Developed by Valve...  more

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    DeveloperNintendo EAD

    Genres (Video game)Level editor, platform

    Super Mario Maker is a side-scrolling platform video game and game creation system developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U game console, which released worldwide in September 2015. Players...  more