Most Popular Gaming Channels As Of 2021

Popular Gaming Channels

The online gaming scene is ever-expanding. With countless content creators emerging and multiple platforms available for them to display their content, keeping up with them all is a tall task indeed. If you are a newbie in the world of gaming and you need some guidance as to the best gaming channels as of today, this article curates them in order.

To stream games online, you should be well aware of the specific available games for live streaming. Here are the ten most popular Gaming Channels on YouTube ranked by subscriber count:

10. Dream (26.1 million subscribers)

The person behind the channel is a bit of a mystery as he’s only identified by his avatar, a simply drawn white character with the Microsoft color chrome on a neon background. It is confirmed that he is an American male and his channel is renowned primarily for Minecraft gameplay and the particularly famous Minecraft speedruns. Dream was named by YouTube in 2020 as the #2 creator of the year and break out the creator of the year.

9. Jacksepticeye (27.3 million subscribers)

Seán William McLoughlin is the Irish creator behind the YouTube channel jacksepticeye. The account was created way back in 2007 but he didn’t start uploading until the end of 2012. He features mainly adventure games on his channel, openly stating that his favorite game is Shadow of the Colossus. Some other famous titles he has featured in are The Escapists, Subnautica, The Sims 4, Grand Theft Auto 5, SKATE 3, Happy Wheels, No Oxygen Included, Surgeon Simulator VR, Five Nights at Freddy’s, and Undertale.

8. MikeCrack (27.5 million subscribers)

Miguel Bernal Montes, popularly known as MikeCrack is a Spanish YouTuber and content creator. Miguel is another one rooted deep in the Minecraft content creation scene, although he is known to play other titles like Roblox, Fortnite and Pinturillo. Occasionally he features other games, blogs posts, and musical parodies on this channel. Interestingly, earlier in his YouTubing career, he went by the name “MikeCraft.”

7. Total Gaming (28.1 million subscribers)

Ajuu Bhai (or Ajay) is the Indian YouTuber well known on the internet as Total Gaming. Famous for his live streams and video uploads on the game “Garena free fire,” Bhai joined YouTube on the 9th of October 2018 and in under three years has been able to amass over twenty-eight million followers on the platform, becoming the most-Subscribed-to Indian Gaming channel in the world. The channel previously featured only free fire content up until 2020, when he started live streaming here theft auto V. Eventually he later expanded and showcased gameplay of Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk.

6. Markiplier (29.9 million subscribers)

Mark Edward Fischbach, better known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTube gamer and content creator among various other professions. He mainly uploads videogame playthroughs, most notably horror games like Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Neverending Nightmares, SCP – Containment Breach, and Five Nights at Freddy’s. Mark hosts monthly charity live streams during which he raises money to donate to charities like the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He and his community have raised over 1.1 million dollars in total and the number grows with every live stream.

5. Vegetta777 (32.6 million subscribers)

Samuel de Luque Batuecas, known as his online persona VEGETTA777, is a Spanish gamer and YouTuber. VEGETTA is famous for uploading gameplays of Minecraft, Battlefield, Saint’s Row and Garry’s Mod to name a few. His style of delivery is a bit different from others in his field as he features a narrative style in videos, making them “muy peliculero” (like a movie). The channel was created in 2008 and he has over 6000 videos uploaded on YouTube

4. ElrubiusOMG (40.0 million subscribers)

Rubén Doblas Gundersen (born: February 13, 1990 is better known online as elrubiusOMG, elrubius, or Rubius. He is yet another Spanish gamer and YouTuber who is primarily focused on gameplay videos featuring titles like Fortnite, Minecraft, or GTA V, while also keeping up with other big single-player titles. In 2016, he received the award for “YouTuber of the Year” at the first Play Awards Ceremony celebrated in his native country of Spain. He is currently the eighth most-subscribed-to YouTube channel on the platform and the third most-subscribed-to Spanish-speaking YouTuber behind HolaSoyGerman and Fernanfloo.

3. Fernanfloo (43.0 million subscribers)

Luis Fernando Flores Alvarado known is a Salvadoran content creator who runs the YouTube channel, Fernanfloo. Luis created his YouTube channel in 2011 and has over 500 videos uploaded on the channel. His videos have evolved from his original choice of indie games now to primarily GTA V videos, although he frequently plays other games as well. He is the most subscribed to YouTube channel in El Salvador.

2. JuegaGerman (44.1 million subscribers)

Germán Alejandro Garmendia Aranis is a Chilean YouTuber who owns not one but two YouTube channels, reaching over forty million subscribers: HolaSoyGerman and JuegaGerman. His first channel has since been rendered inactive and his focus has been shifted towards his second channel. At inception in 2013, the JuegaGerman channel was almost exclusively for gaming videos with Germán; regularly uploading gameplay videos of titles like The Walking Dead, Slender, Happy Wheels, etc. Recently, his video base is diversified with vlogs and collaborations with other YouTubers, which is now a common trend.

1. PewDiePie (110 million subscribers)

Last but not least is the undisputed king of YouTube, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg who’s known all too well as PewDiePie. Since the creation of the account in 2010, Kjellberg has amassed over 110 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Regular uploads on titles like Minecraft, Call of Duty, and most especially Amnesia: The Dark Descent in his early days got him the popularity he now enjoys. Although he, like many others on this list have diversified their content to appeal to a wider range of audience. PewDiePie is the most subscribed to individual channel on YouTube.

Honourable Mentions are gaming channels such as  Vanoss Gaming with 25.6 million subscribers, Ninja with 24.1 million subscribers, the Donato with 25.3 million subscribers, and Dan TDM, also with 25.6 million followers.

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