- 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

1776 Players
698 Tournaments

4487 Players
1824 Tournaments

6787 Players
2176 Tournaments

1629 Players
4123 Tournaments

2590 Players
573 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$7,697,988.151160 Players575 Tournaments
7.Heroes of the Storm$7,399,986.65820 Players354 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$7,019,349.21552 Players379 Tournaments
9.Smite$6,493,162.75442 Players75 Tournaments
10.WarCraft III$4,671,537.66403 Players874 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,817,926.51376 Players70 Tournaments
12.Halo 5: Guardians$3,432,730.97194 Players45 Tournaments
13.World of WarCraft$3,041,837.61279 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$2,310,930.591366 Players336 Tournaments
19.Super Smash Bros. Melee$1,998,721.401407 Players2079 Tournaments
20.CrossFire$1,846,373.15249 Players39 Tournaments
21.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 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$732,341.88104 Players47 Tournaments
32.Ultra Street Fighter IV$730,620.23197 Players209 Tournaments
33.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$714,271.31148 Players18 Tournaments
34.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$676,958.41737 Players475 Tournaments
35.Quake Live$663,245.95197 Players389 Tournaments
36.Vainglory$618,021.19205 Players25 Tournaments
37.Gears of War 4$601,785.0074 Players18 Tournaments
38.Quake 4$555,171.7288 Players50 Tournaments
39.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
40.Rocket League$504,290.95207 Players123 Tournaments
41.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
42.KartRider$491,206.0061 Players18 Tournaments
43.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$485,600.00140 Players15 Tournaments
44.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
45.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
46.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
47.H1Z1$440,572.0034 Players4 Tournaments
48.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
49.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
50.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
51.Team Fortress 2$383,516.37726 Players99 Tournaments
52.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$379,352.22376 Players74 Tournaments
53.Madden NFL 2017$350,000.0024 Players2 Tournaments
54.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
55.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$342,565.65152 Players202 Tournaments
56.Rainbow Six Siege$298,744.9775 Players12 Tournaments
57.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
58.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
59.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
60.Halo: Combat Evolved$264,281.00112 Players38 Tournaments
61.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0481 Players40 Tournaments
62.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
63.Paladins$255,983.8265 Players7 Tournaments
64.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
65.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$235,158.50461 Players317 Tournaments
66.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
67.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
68.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
69.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
70.Killer Instinct (2013)$191,106.96112 Players38 Tournaments
71.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
72.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
73.Project M$156,593.24453 Players266 Tournaments
74.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
75.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4130 Players13 Tournaments
76.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
77.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
78.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
79.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
80.Tekken 7$127,176.3251 Players13 Tournaments
81.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$124,558.9565 Players19 Tournaments
82.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
83.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
84.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
85.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
86.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
87.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
88.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
89.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments
90.Blade & Soul$103,401.1216 Players2 Tournaments
91.Clash Royale$103,109.2927 Players6 Tournaments
92.Soul Calibur IV$100,260.004 Players3 Tournaments
93.Madden NFL 2006$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
94.Madden NFL 2007$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
95.Madden NFL 2008$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
96.Madden NFL 2009$100,000.001 Player1 Tournament
97.Mortal Kombat XL$99,871.3923 Players6 Tournaments
98.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$99,479.69169 Players146 Tournaments
99.FIFA 11$93,983.7772 Players78 Tournaments
100.Battlefield 2$91,715.220 Players12 Tournaments