StreamHatchet: Video Games Streaming Market in Q1 2022
Core Twitch users are spending more than 4 hours daily watching streams.
In Q1 2022 users watched 8.8B hours of gaming content. It’s 6% lower than a year before.
The Twitch market share in Q1 2022 reached 72%. A year before it was 69%. YouTube & Facebook Gaming experienced a decline - from 15% to 13% and from 11% to 9% respectively.
In Q1 2022 users watched 473M hours of E-Sports events. It’s a little bit smaller (-0.3%) than the year before.
First place by hours watched in Q1 2022 won GTA V with 534M of hours. League of Legends & Valorant is next.
Elden Ring (226M hours watched) & Lost Ark (205M hours watched) entered the top for the first time.
7.75% of Twitch users (core audience) are generating 67% of all hours watched. On average, they’re spending 276M per day on streams.