- 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

1709 Players
653 Tournaments

4332 Players
1772 Tournaments

6254 Players
2009 Tournaments

1599 Players
3961 Tournaments

2587 Players
572 Tournaments

6.StarCraft: Brood War$6,808,184.02534 Players355 Tournaments
7.Heroes of the Storm$6,782,906.65793 Players346 Tournaments
8.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$6,541,390.871053 Players516 Tournaments
9.Smite$5,808,162.75431 Players72 Tournaments
10.WarCraft III$4,431,043.53390 Players822 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,817,926.51376 Players70 Tournaments
12.World of WarCraft$3,041,837.61275 Players70 Tournaments
13.Halo 5: Guardians$2,960,374.23172 Players32 Tournaments
14.World of Tanks$2,856,496.59344 Players44 Tournaments
15.Heroes of Newerth$2,663,891.20794 Players364 Tournaments
16.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
17.Counter-Strike: Source$2,425,590.92852 Players199 Tournaments
18.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
19.Overwatch$1,683,333.73852 Players198 Tournaments
20.Super Smash Bros. Melee$1,636,380.861183 Players1537 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,569,291.38145 Players73 Tournaments
22.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
23.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,448,149.70143 Players49 Tournaments
24.Quake III Arena$1,132,881.07231 Players96 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.Street Fighter V$730,734.0594 Players45 Tournaments
32.Ultra Street Fighter IV$730,620.23197 Players209 Tournaments
33.Quake Live$662,874.31197 Players387 Tournaments
34.Vainglory$609,098.08196 Players18 Tournaments
35.Quake 4$555,171.7288 Players50 Tournaments
36.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
37.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
38.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$491,987.85582 Players346 Tournaments
39.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$485,600.00140 Players15 Tournaments
40.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
41.Halo 2 Anniversary$465,551.1491 Players19 Tournaments
42.H1Z1$440,572.0034 Players4 Tournaments
43.Halo 4$422,800.0043 Players17 Tournaments
44.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$379,352.22376 Players73 Tournaments
45.Counter-Strike Online$366,989.6058 Players10 Tournaments
46.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
47.Gears of War 4$343,175.0058 Players7 Tournaments
48.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$342,565.65152 Players202 Tournaments
49.Team Fortress 2$298,812.07512 Players70 Tournaments
50.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
51.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
52.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
53.Halo: Combat Evolved$263,931.00112 Players38 Tournaments
54.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0481 Players40 Tournaments
55.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
56.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
57.Rocket League$242,403.98140 Players84 Tournaments
58.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
59.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$223,883.25447 Players293 Tournaments
60.Battlefield 4$222,863.61159 Players141 Tournaments
61.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
62.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
63.FIFA 13$197,827.9841 Players61 Tournaments
64.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
65.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
66.Killer Instinct (2013)$161,106.9698 Players37 Tournaments
67.Unreal Tournament 2003$155,856.4130 Players14 Tournaments
68.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
69.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
70.Project M$135,954.86405 Players227 Tournaments
71.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
72.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
73.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
74.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
75.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
76.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
77.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
78.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
79.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
80.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
81.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
82.Paladins$104,000.0026 Players2 Tournaments
83.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments
84.Blade & Soul$103,401.1216 Players2 Tournaments
85.Tekken 7$101,972.5145 Players11 Tournaments
86.Soul Calibur IV$100,260.004 Players3 Tournaments
87.Mortal Kombat XL$99,871.3923 Players6 Tournaments
88.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$99,479.69169 Players146 Tournaments
89.Clash Royale$98,109.2924 Players5 Tournaments
90.FIFA 11$93,983.7772 Players78 Tournaments
91.Battlefield 2$91,715.220 Players12 Tournaments
92.S.K.I.L.L. Special Force 2$91,548.9565 Players16 Tournaments
93.QuakeWorld$91,330.1639 Players8 Tournaments
94.Unreal Tournament$89,000.0014 Players5 Tournaments
95.Counter-Strike: Condition Zero$85,000.0015 Players1 Tournament
96.Tekken Tag Tournament 2$82,205.70140 Players132 Tournaments
97.Brawlhalla$82,202.09125 Players78 Tournaments
98.Street Fighter X Tekken$81,440.64104 Players83 Tournaments
99.FIFA 14$80,484.7647 Players66 Tournaments
100.Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War$79,816.507 Players3 Tournaments