Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, The Division, and More Top YouTube’s Trending Games of January 2016

on February 5, 2016 10:17 AM

With the integration of eSports, streaming, and more pulling a bigger focus into gaming, YouTube’s greater focus on games has grown with its “YouTube Gaming” platform, with the company revealing its list of the top trending titles of the first month of 2016.

In a new update from YouTube, the company revealed the top 10 trending titles for January 2016 in an infographic, revealing Plants vs. Zombies 2: Garden Warfare 2 as the top trending title for the month, with its recent open beta making it “the fastest growing game in January.”

While Garden Warfare 2 topped the chart for last month, the rest of the list is an interesting mix of bigger AAA titles and smaller indie titles, with The Division tracking at #2 from its recent closed beta, while other indie Let’s Play mainstays like Goat Simulator and Rocket League also charted with new content and updates.

The full list of the top trending games on YouTube for January 2016 is below:

  1. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2
  2. Tom Clancy’s The Division
  3. Dying Light
  4. Subnautica
  5. Goat Simulator
  6. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
  7. Shovel Knight
  8. Rocket League
  9. Smite
  10. Boom Beach
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