YouTube’s 10 most watched game trailers of 2016 includes things you expect, things you don’t expect

I don’t know. Maybe I’m not cool and trendy and whatever, but Clash of Clans? How is that still a thing in 2016? It is, though, and even if it’s not at the top – that’s Battlefield 1, obviously – it’s in third place with over 30 million views, and that’s, like, what. It’s more popular than Gears of War 4Overwatch, and FIFA 17. I think I’m having an existential crisis now.

So anyway, here’s what’s hot in 2016, according to YouTube. Keep in mind that, for the purposes of the list, only those games that actually launched this year qualify, and the view totals were correct at publishing time.

… But, seriously, Clash of Clans?

1. Battlefield 1 (49,883,814 views)

2. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (35,947,578 views)

3. Clash of Clans: Hog Rider (32,602,925 views)

4. Gears of War 4 (17,093,413 views)

5. Clash of Kings (17,106,805 views)

6. Overwatch (14,072,316 views)

7. Pokemon Sun / Pokemon Moon (10,769,979 views)

8. FIFA 17 (10,646,976 views)

9. Watch Dogs 2 (10,105,065 views)

10. DOOM (9,655,244 views)

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