- Most Prize Money Awarded

This list represents the top 50 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 50 Games Awarding Prize Money

1449 Players
560 Tournaments

3844 Players
1656 Tournaments

1494 Players
3405 Tournaments

2583 Players
571 Tournaments

4075 Players
1305 Tournaments

6.StarCraft: Brood War$6,708,427.16531 Players342 Tournaments
7.Smite$5,340,470.71292 Players55 Tournaments
8.WarCraft III$4,055,456.15361 Players758 Tournaments
9.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$3,779,992.64765 Players423 Tournaments
10.Heroes of the Storm$2,631,080.13659 Players272 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
12.World of WarCraft$2,511,846.35227 Players64 Tournaments
13.Counter-Strike: Source$2,395,963.08830 Players196 Tournaments
14.World of Tanks$2,390,496.59340 Players42 Tournaments
15.Heroes of Newerth$2,002,025.30734 Players205 Tournaments
16.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
17.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,569,291.38145 Players73 Tournaments
18.Halo 2$1,445,362.47115 Players69 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,443,667.04134 Players48 Tournaments
20.Quake III Arena$1,132,881.07230 Players96 Tournaments
21.CrossFire$1,106,413.25204 Players28 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,089,435.18155 Players20 Tournaments
23.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
24.Super Smash Bros. Melee$1,002,756.30771 Players748 Tournaments
25.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65451 Players94 Tournaments
26.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
27.Ultra Street Fighter IV$708,663.62157 Players151 Tournaments
28.Quake Live$635,197.39197 Players366 Tournaments
29.Quake 4$555,171.7288 Players50 Tournaments
30.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
31.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$485,600.00140 Players15 Tournaments
32.Halo 2 Anniversary$465,551.1488 Players19 Tournaments
33.Halo 4$422,800.0043 Players17 Tournaments
34.Turbo Racing League$400,000.004 Players1 Tournament
35.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$352,006.57353 Players67 Tournaments
36.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,153.48117 Players20 Tournaments
37.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$321,439.68126 Players125 Tournaments
38.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players10 Tournaments
39.Mortal Kombat X$292,922.4367 Players41 Tournaments
40.Halo: Combat Evolved$263,931.00106 Players38 Tournaments
41.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0481 Players40 Tournaments
42.Team Fortress 2$258,977.07473 Players65 Tournaments
43.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
44.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$254,549.82389 Players198 Tournaments
45.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
46.Gears of War$252,195.5732 Players18 Tournaments
47.Point Blank$248,597.75184 Players24 Tournaments
48.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
49.FIFA 07$220,555.1931 Players12 Tournaments
50.Battlefield 4$220,226.61143 Players140 Tournaments