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Gaming YouTubers, such as one of the main ones, PewDiePie, JacksepticeyeMarkiplier and DanTDM, are YouTubers who play video games. Gaming YouTubers are on the top of the most popular kinds of users on YouTube. PewDiePie is currently in the lead with over 63.6 million subscribers.

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PewDiePie, the leading user on YouTube with over 61 million subscribers as of February 2018.

Types of Gaming YouTubers

There are many kinds of gaming YouTubers, by the following list:

Average Gaming YouTubers

The YouTubers who do average gaming, such as Markiplier, PewDiePie, and Jacksepticeye, are users who just play video games in general, and are not focused on any certain game.

Minecraft YouTubers

Minecraft YouTubers are some of the most popular gaming YouTubers, such as DanTDM, who currently has over 19.3 million subscribers. There are also a lot more, such as PopularMMOs, stampylonghead and SSundee. Minecraft YouTubers are estimated to take up more than 30% of Gaming YouTube in general.

FIFA YouTubers

FIFA is a very popular game to play throughout YouTube, and YouTuber KSI is in the lead of the most popular FIFA YouTubers, with over 18.8 million subscribers.

Gmod YouTubers

Garry's Mod YouTubers are found to be very common, almost as common as Minecraft YouTubers. Some of these GMod YouTubers contain VanossGamingJelly and Plexiate.

Five Nights at Freddy's YouTubers

There are not very many POPULAR FNAF gaming YouTubers, but Yamimash, with one million subscribers, is in the lead. Some FNAF YouTubers (since 2015 past) are leaving the fandom. xxProClassGamerxx, however, left the fandom around when the teaser FNAF3 came out.

Fortnite YouTubers

Fortnite is an extremely popular game around the world, so YouTubers that specifically play the game have become some of the fastest growing channels on YouTube. Ninja, a Fortnite streamer and commentator, is the most popular with over 14.1 million subscribers, and has become one of the fastest growing channels recently, gaining nearly 2 million new subscribers in the past month. Other Fortnite YouTubers include Ali-A, Willyrex and Muselk.   

Popular Games to Play on Gaming Channels

  • Minecraft
  • FIFA
  • Garry's Mod
  • Turbo Dismount
  • Happy Wheels
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Five Nights at Freddy's
  • Hitman
  • Star Wars: Battefront
  • Little Big Planet
  • Terraria
  • Undertale
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Slither.io
  • Agar.io
  • Deip.io
  • Roblox
  • Henry Stickman Series
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy
  • Baldi’s Basics in Education and Learning
  • Doki Doki Literature Club
  • Fortnite
  • Detroit: Become Human

Most Subscribed Gaming YouTubers

This is a list of the top 50 most subscribed Gaming YouTubers (Updated July 2, 2018). This list will not include the YouTube-owned channels.

Rank Channel Subscribers
1 PewDiePie 63,810,000
2 elrubiusOMG 30,018,594
3 Fernanfloo 28,436,401
4 JuegaGerman 27,212,672
5 VanossGaming 23,145,462
6 VEGETTA777 22,877,860
7 Markiplier 20,982,220
8 jacksepticeye 19,529,807
9 DanTDM 19,440,616
10 KSI 18,871,130
11 rezendeevil 17,766,555
12 PopularMMOs 14,836,045
13 Ninja 14,507,235
14 AuthenticGames 14,296,432
15 TheWillyrex 14,199,420
16 Ali-A 14,068,935
17 EeOneGuy 13,162,030
18 W2S 12,611,369
19 Clash of Clans 12,603,245
20 Machinima 12,502,171
21 Willyrex 11,509,202
22 H2ODelirious 10,883,390
23 SQUEEZIE 10,836,504
24 AM3NlC 10,611,392
25 The Game Theorists 10,427,321
26 iTownGamePlay 10,345,716
27 IGN 10,249,064
28 CaptainSparklez 10,013,694
29 TheSyndicateProject 9,937,675
30 SSSniperWolf 9,917,080
31 TazerCraft 9,857,224
32 Rooster Teeth 9,530,130
33 ComedyShortsGamer 9,275,325
34 FaZe Rug 9,206,274
35 stampylonghead 9,019,755
36 SSundee 9,006,396
37 theRadBrad 9,003,162
38 League of Legends 8,945,570
39 AuronPlay 8,900,008
40 Kwebbelkop 8,595,248
41 Jelly 8,415,806
42 Coisa de Nerd 8,363,671
43 Makiman131 7,859,852
44 luzugames 7,822,972
45 Enes Batur 7,791,401
46 ZarcortGame 7,759,869
47 TheBrainDit 7,542,361
48 DaniRep 7,408,816
49 FROST 7,393,426
50 aLexBY11 7,337,007

Trivia

Gaming has its own YouTube channel.