- Most Prize Money Awarded

This list represents the top 100 games in esports with the most prize money based on information published on the internet. Sources include news articles, forum posts, live report threads, interviews, official statements, reliable databases, VODs and other publicly-accessable sources that preserve "historical" information.

Top Games Awarding Prize Money

1747 Players
674 Tournaments

4388 Players
1791 Tournaments

6714 Players
2130 Tournaments

1621 Players
4092 Tournaments

2591 Players
573 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$7,469,665.741139 Players565 Tournaments
7.Heroes of the Storm$7,092,906.65804 Players348 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$7,005,844.81551 Players375 Tournaments
9.Smite$6,483,162.75433 Players73 Tournaments
10.WarCraft III$4,643,572.79397 Players860 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,817,926.51376 Players70 Tournaments
12.Halo 5: Guardians$3,160,374.23174 Players34 Tournaments
13.World of WarCraft$3,041,837.61275 Players70 Tournaments
14.World of Tanks$2,856,496.59344 Players44 Tournaments
15.Heroes of Newerth$2,675,120.83798 Players365 Tournaments
16.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
17.Counter-Strike: Source$2,427,204.62857 Players200 Tournaments
18.Overwatch$2,168,045.081185 Players291 Tournaments
19.Super Smash Bros. Melee$1,890,397.871392 Players2029 Tournaments
20.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
21.CrossFire$1,601,373.15242 Players36 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,569,291.38145 Players73 Tournaments
23.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
24.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,448,149.70143 Players49 Tournaments
25.Quake III Arena$1,132,881.07231 Players96 Tournaments
26.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,092,795.18155 Players34 Tournaments
27.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
28.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
29.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65451 Players94 Tournaments
30.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
31.Street Fighter V$732,034.0596 Players46 Tournaments
32.Ultra Street Fighter IV$730,620.23197 Players209 Tournaments
33.Quake Live$663,245.95197 Players389 Tournaments
34.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$650,437.00713 Players459 Tournaments
35.Vainglory$618,021.19205 Players25 Tournaments
36.Gears of War 4$601,785.0074 Players18 Tournaments
37.Quake 4$555,171.7288 Players50 Tournaments
38.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
39.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
40.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$485,600.00140 Players15 Tournaments
41.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
42.Halo 2 Anniversary$465,551.1491 Players19 Tournaments
43.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
44.H1Z1$440,572.0034 Players4 Tournaments
45.Halo 4$422,800.0043 Players17 Tournaments
46.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
47.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$379,352.22376 Players74 Tournaments
48.Rocket League$374,703.07168 Players95 Tournaments
49.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$354,771.31112 Players8 Tournaments
50.Team Fortress 2$353,642.74582 Players84 Tournaments
51.Madden NFL 2017$350,000.0024 Players2 Tournaments
52.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
53.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$342,565.65152 Players202 Tournaments
54.Rainbow Six Siege$298,744.9775 Players12 Tournaments
55.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
56.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
57.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
58.Halo: Combat Evolved$263,931.00112 Players38 Tournaments
59.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0481 Players40 Tournaments
60.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
61.Paladins$254,000.0050 Players3 Tournaments
62.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
63.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$233,488.50460 Players313 Tournaments
64.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
65.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
66.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
67.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
68.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
69.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
70.Killer Instinct (2013)$161,106.9698 Players37 Tournaments
71.Project M$154,483.24446 Players262 Tournaments
72.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
73.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4130 Players13 Tournaments
74.Madden NFL 2013$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
75.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
76.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
77.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
78.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
79.Tekken 7$127,176.3251 Players13 Tournaments
80.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$124,558.9565 Players19 Tournaments
81.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
82.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
83.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
84.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
85.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
86.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
87.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
88.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments
89.Blade & Soul$103,401.1216 Players2 Tournaments
90.Soul Calibur IV$100,260.004 Players3 Tournaments
91.Madden NFL 2006$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
92.Madden NFL 2007$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
93.Madden NFL 2008$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
94.Madden NFL 2009$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
95.Mortal Kombat XL$99,871.3923 Players6 Tournaments
96.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$99,479.69169 Players146 Tournaments
97.Clash Royale$98,109.2924 Players5 Tournaments
98.FIFA 11$93,983.7772 Players78 Tournaments
99.Battlefield 2$91,715.220 Players12 Tournaments
100.QuakeWorld$91,330.1639 Players8 Tournaments