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Rankings

- Most Prize Money Awarded




This list represents the top 50 games 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 50 Games Awarding Prize Money


$21,587,868.87
485 Players
233 Tournaments

$15,242,495.40
2017 Players
871 Tournaments

$13,784,411.03
1108 Players
1710 Tournaments

$10,414,628.20
2294 Players
511 Tournaments

$5,281,427.68
356 Players
197 Tournaments


6.WarCraft III$3,183,591.33292 Players579 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$2,516,762.901192 Players242 Tournaments
8.Halo 3$1,689,476.1886 Players21 Tournaments
9.World of Warcraft$1,641,897.6588 Players40 Tournaments
10.Counter-Strike: Source$1,603,180.74378 Players90 Tournaments
11.Halo 2$1,352,350.0091 Players57 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,349,939.3778 Players21 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,296,139.8297 Players14 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,015,031.0267 Players4 Tournaments
15.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
16.Quake III Arena$973,389.57204 Players74 Tournaments
17.World of Tanks$920,005.3976 Players14 Tournaments
18.Halo: Reach$720,000.0059 Players9 Tournaments
19.Defense of the Ancients (WC3)$659,636.67218 Players62 Tournaments
20.Quake Live$559,952.36142 Players293 Tournaments
21.Quake 4$495,920.9076 Players39 Tournaments
22.Dead or Alive 4$487,495.3141 Players13 Tournaments
23.Halo 4$417,550.0033 Players11 Tournaments
24.Smite$371,381.9848 Players7 Tournaments
25.Heroes of Newerth$366,975.1047 Players17 Tournaments
26.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$341,733.33135 Players94 Tournaments
27.Call of Duty: Black Ops$301,396.5566 Players11 Tournaments
28.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
29.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
30.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$239,016.0287 Players40 Tournaments
31.Gears of War$226,000.000 Players11 Tournaments
32.ShootMania Storm$225,928.7168 Players33 Tournaments
33.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0016 Players2 Tournaments
34.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$217,000.0027 Players5 Tournaments
35.Super Smash Bros. Melee$174,919.9680 Players52 Tournaments
36.Rainbow Six: Vegas$167,500.000 Players6 Tournaments
37.FIFA 13$164,275.5414 Players8 Tournaments
38.CrossFire$145,831.7244 Players5 Tournaments
39.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
40.FIFA 07$137,122.5818 Players11 Tournaments
41.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
42.Unreal Tournament 2003$133,156.4120 Players7 Tournaments
43.Mortal Kombat 9$131,250.0047 Players18 Tournaments
44.Unreal Tournament$128,000.0010 Players3 Tournaments
45.FIFA 08$121,708.4613 Players8 Tournaments
46.Unreal Tournament 3$104,812.823 Players3 Tournaments
47.Team Fortress 2$100,426.90252 Players34 Tournaments
48.Soul Calibur IV$100,000.000 Players2 Tournaments
49.TrackMania Nations Forever$97,409.8666 Players32 Tournaments
50.Halo: Combat Evolved$88,675.0017 Players8 Tournaments