- 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

1651 Players
639 Tournaments

4258 Players
1754 Tournaments

5965 Players
1882 Tournaments

1584 Players
3905 Tournaments

2587 Players
572 Tournaments

6.StarCraft: Brood War$6,786,480.22533 Players353 Tournaments
7.Smite$5,794,127.66425 Players71 Tournaments
8.Heroes of the Storm$5,742,506.65776 Players341 Tournaments
9.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$5,399,703.861015 Players502 Tournaments
10.WarCraft III$4,388,865.79385 Players815 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,807,926.51368 Players69 Tournaments
12.World of Tanks$2,856,496.59344 Players44 Tournaments
13.Halo 5: Guardians$2,840,124.23144 Players26 Tournaments
14.Heroes of Newerth$2,663,891.20794 Players364 Tournaments
15.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
16.World of WarCraft$2,591,837.61248 Players67 Tournaments
17.Counter-Strike: Source$2,425,590.92852 Players199 Tournaments
18.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,569,291.38145 Players73 Tournaments
20.Super Smash Bros. Melee$1,484,483.461125 Players1391 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,448,149.70143 Players49 Tournaments
22.Halo 2$1,445,362.47118 Players69 Tournaments
23.Quake III Arena$1,132,881.07231 Players96 Tournaments
24.Overwatch$1,129,971.38631 Players148 Tournaments
25.CrossFire$1,108,979.34229 Players31 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.Ultra Street Fighter IV$730,620.23197 Players209 Tournaments
32.Quake Live$662,874.31198 Players387 Tournaments
33.Quake 4$555,171.7288 Players50 Tournaments
34.Mortal Kombat X$521,972.4296 Players60 Tournaments
35.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
36.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$485,600.00140 Players15 Tournaments
37.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
38.Halo 2 Anniversary$465,551.1491 Players19 Tournaments
39.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$449,401.61541 Players326 Tournaments
40.H1Z1$440,572.0034 Players4 Tournaments
41.Vainglory$424,592.54159 Players9 Tournaments
42.Halo 4$422,800.0043 Players17 Tournaments
43.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$352,006.57353 Players67 Tournaments
44.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
45.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$340,065.65151 Players201 Tournaments
46.Street Fighter V$336,632.2889 Players41 Tournaments
47.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
48.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players10 Tournaments
49.Team Fortress 2$284,112.07497 Players67 Tournaments
50.Halo: Combat Evolved$263,931.00112 Players38 Tournaments
51.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0481 Players40 Tournaments
52.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
53.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
54.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
55.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
56.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$223,178.25438 Players290 Tournaments
57.Battlefield 4$222,863.61159 Players141 Tournaments
58.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
59.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
60.FIFA 13$197,827.9841 Players61 Tournaments
61.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
62.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
63.Killer Instinct (2013)$161,017.3796 Players36 Tournaments
64.Unreal Tournament 2003$154,156.4129 Players13 Tournaments
65.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
66.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
67.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
68.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
69.Mortal Kombat 9$132,411.6758 Players24 Tournaments
70.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
71.Project M$130,004.86400 Players222 Tournaments
72.Tekken 6$117,874.6455 Players27 Tournaments
73.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
74.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
75.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
76.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
77.FIFA 16$110,388.5250 Players22 Tournaments
78.Rocket League$110,314.58106 Players73 Tournaments
79.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
80.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments
81.Blade & Soul$103,401.1216 Players2 Tournaments
82.Paladins$100,000.000 Players1 Tournament
83.Soul Calibur IV$100,000.001 Player2 Tournaments
84.Mortal Kombat XL$99,707.1620 Players5 Tournaments
85.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$99,136.29169 Players145 Tournaments
86.Tekken 7$98,657.9540 Players10 Tournaments
87.FIFA 11$93,983.7772 Players78 Tournaments
88.Battlefield 2$91,715.220 Players12 Tournaments
89.S.K.I.L.L. Special Force 2$91,548.9565 Players16 Tournaments
90.QuakeWorld$91,330.1639 Players8 Tournaments
91.Unreal Tournament$89,000.0014 Players5 Tournaments
92.Counter-Strike: Condition Zero$85,000.0015 Players1 Tournament
93.Tekken Tag Tournament 2$82,205.70140 Players132 Tournaments
94.Street Fighter X Tekken$81,440.64104 Players83 Tournaments
95.FIFA 14$80,484.7647 Players66 Tournaments
96.Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War$79,816.507 Players3 Tournaments
97.Rainbow Six: Vegas 2$79,000.000 Players8 Tournaments
98.TrackMania Nations$74,000.007 Players5 Tournaments
99.NHL 13$70,000.001 Player1 Tournament
100.Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends$69,600.008 Players1 Tournament