A new report published by gaming retailer, GAME reveals Fortnite players have spent 10.4 million years cumulatively playing the game – that’s nearly twice as long as humans have been on the planet
The study looks at which games have clocked up the most total playtime by straight days and years and the numbers are staggering.
Overall gamers have spent 19.2 million years cumulatively playing on the top 10 games online. To put it into perspective – that’s three times the amount of time humans have even spent on the planet. Fortnite is the most played with world of Warcraft coming in second.
The report also looks at Twitch data too
These are the games with the most playtime
Fortnite has been played for over 3.8 billion days
It’s no surprise that Fortnite sits at the top of our ranking. The game, which was launched in July 2017, has seen international success and has been played for 3.8 billion days! That’s equal to over 10.4 million years – 52 times longer than humans have lived on the planet.
World of Warcraft makes second place
World of Warcraft comes in at second place on our ranking. The fantasy universe has been played in for 2.08 billion days according to the new data. 100,000,000 players have spent a cumulative total of 5.7 million years online making it the most played PC game on our list.
Overwatch clocks over 558 million days of playtime
The multiplayer game Overwatch has been played for 558 million days putting it in third place. Released initially in 2016, the game was launched on Nintendo Switch in October 2019 which has contributed to the immense total playtime of 1,529,148 years!
Most hours streamed on Twitch
Fortnite has been streamed for over 1.2 million hours in the last year
The data reveals that since August 2019, 1.289 million hours of Fortnite gameplay have been streamed on Twitch, making it the most popular game on the platform.
League of Legends is the second most popular game on twitch
League of Legends boasts 80 million registered users and they love to watch the game just as much as they love playing. Twitch users have spent over 712 million hours watching gamers play League of Legends in the last year which is equal to 29.6 million consecutive days!
GTA V has been streamed for 77 thousand years
Released in 2013, GTA V is still a fan favourite and has become one of the most popular games streamed on Twitch. In the last year, viewers have clocked up 681 million hours or 77 thousand years of streaming time.
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