- 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

1288 Players
480 Tournaments

3546 Players
1543 Tournaments

1396 Players
3091 Tournaments

2530 Players
562 Tournaments

3119 Players
951 Tournaments

6.StarCraft: Brood War$6,540,104.48485 Players300 Tournaments
7.WarCraft III$3,849,805.70330 Players721 Tournaments
8.Smite$3,519,555.13164 Players40 Tournaments
9.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$2,602,711.42641 Players363 Tournaments
10.Counter-Strike: Source$2,376,459.00823 Players191 Tournaments
11.World of WarCraft$2,257,340.61212 Players52 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,243,395.61571 Players252 Tournaments
13.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,565,871.38144 Players68 Tournaments
15.World of Tanks$1,532,593.71301 Players30 Tournaments
16.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,436,417.04134 Players46 Tournaments
17.Halo 2$1,435,362.47115 Players68 Tournaments
18.Heroes of the Storm$1,399,397.95574 Players214 Tournaments
19.Heroes of Newerth$1,363,447.35611 Players150 Tournaments
20.Quake III Arena$1,123,004.53227 Players94 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,089,435.18155 Players20 Tournaments
22.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
23.CrossFire$924,255.44191 Players16 Tournaments
24.Super Smash Bros. Melee$785,990.01592 Players579 Tournaments
25.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
26.Defense of the Ancients$749,028.11253 Players69 Tournaments
27.Quake Live$634,505.13197 Players356 Tournaments
28.Quake 4$551,740.4688 Players48 Tournaments
29.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
30.Halo 2 Anniversary$465,551.1488 Players19 Tournaments
31.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$427,200.00122 Players12 Tournaments
32.Halo 4$420,550.0043 Players16 Tournaments
33.Turbo Racing League$400,000.004 Players1 Tournament
34.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$351,240.78343 Players66 Tournaments
35.Call of Duty: Black Ops$336,153.48117 Players19 Tournaments
36.Ultra Street Fighter IV$313,585.46135 Players116 Tournaments
37.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players10 Tournaments
38.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$265,542.91116 Players117 Tournaments
39.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
40.Halo: Combat Evolved$256,931.00106 Players35 Tournaments
41.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
42.Gears of War$252,195.5732 Players18 Tournaments
43.ShootMania Storm$251,687.0481 Players39 Tournaments
44.Point Blank$231,737.75176 Players22 Tournaments
45.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
46.FIFA 07$220,555.1931 Players12 Tournaments
47.Mortal Kombat X$218,813.6454 Players32 Tournaments
48.Battlefield 4$213,339.75114 Players123 Tournaments
49.FIFA 13$196,827.9838 Players60 Tournaments
50.FIFA 08$196,049.4451 Players15 Tournaments