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The Best Games to Stream on Twitch 

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Updated December 12, 2019 13.5k votes 1.9k voters 40.1k views 50 items

List Rules Vote 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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PlayerUnknown's Battlegr... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
reachguard added Player Unknown Battlegrounds
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Christopher Agriam added Released: 2017 (Epic Games)
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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2013 (Rockstar Toronto)

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 ...more

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Counter-Strike: Global O... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2012 (Valve Corporation)

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 ...more

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League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2009 (Riot Games)

Genres (Video game): Multiplayer online battle arena, Action role-playing game, Action game, Real-time strategy, Role-playing video game, + more

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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Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2015 (Psyonix)

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 ...more

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
AshutoshSamal added Released: 2015 (Ubisoft 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 ...more

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The Elder Scrolls V: Sky... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2011 (Bethesda Game Studios)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Role-playing video 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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Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
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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 ...more

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Magic: The Gathering is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Magic: The Gathering Released: 1997 (Atari)

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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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2009 (4J Studios)

Genres (Video game): Open world, Action game, Sandbox, Role-playing video game, Survival

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 ...more

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
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Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
FunListTime added Released: 2019 (Respawn 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 ...more

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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2017 (Studio Wildcard)
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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Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2011 (From Software)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

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 ...more

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Planet Zoo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2019 (Frontier Developments)

Genres (Video game): Construction and management simulation

Planet Zoo is a construction and management simulation video game developed and published by Frontier Developments for Microsoft Windows. Planet Zoo is a spiritual successor to Zoo Tycoon, with ...more
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Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2013 (EA 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 ...more

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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2004 (Blizzard Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action game, Virtual world, Role-playing video game, Massively multiplayer online game, Fantasy, + more

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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2012 (Blizzard Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Dungeon crawl, Hack and slash, Role-playing video game

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, ...more

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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2014 (Bungie)
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Hearthstone: Heroes of W... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2013 (Blizzard Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Collectible card game

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Rust is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2013 (Facepunch 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. Rust was created ...more
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Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
Released: 2012 (Valve Corporation)

Genres (Video game): Multiplayer online battle arena, Action game, Real-time strategy, Strategy video game, Fantasy

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 ...more

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Super Mario Maker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
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H1Z1 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games to Stream on Twitch
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