Stream Hatchet has released its Q1 2021 industry trend report, highlighting live streaming audiences skyrocketing growth to an average of 97 million hours of live streams a day, an 80% increase since 2020. 


The report also highlighted:

  • Personality-driven roleplay games stole the spotlight from major esports during Q1. 
  • Live streaming continues to expand to global audiences, with 4 out of 10 creators living outside the United States.
  • Female streamers are bridging the gap between gaming culture and more general popular culture.