- 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

1747 Players
673 Tournaments

4363 Players
1784 Tournaments

6623 Players
2093 Tournaments

1610 Players
4026 Tournaments

2592 Players
573 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$7,277,541.401108 Players556 Tournaments
7.Heroes of the Storm$7,082,906.65797 Players347 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$6,975,889.61549 Players374 Tournaments
9.Smite$6,483,162.75433 Players73 Tournaments
10.WarCraft III$4,577,419.91391 Players848 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,817,926.51376 Players70 Tournaments
12.Halo 5: Guardians$3,110,374.23172 Players33 Tournaments
13.World of WarCraft$3,041,837.61275 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$1,928,023.021058 Players265 Tournaments
19.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
20.Super Smash Bros. Melee$1,796,058.231346 Players1899 Tournaments
21.CrossFire$1,601,373.15242 Players36 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$730,734.0594 Players45 Tournaments
32.Ultra Street Fighter IV$730,620.23197 Players209 Tournaments
33.Quake Live$663,245.95197 Players389 Tournaments
34.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$624,695.33709 Players452 Tournaments
35.Vainglory$613,686.42205 Players24 Tournaments
36.Quake 4$555,171.7288 Players50 Tournaments
37.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
38.Gears of War 4$501,285.0067 Players16 Tournaments
39.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
40.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$485,600.00140 Players15 Tournaments
41.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
42.Halo 2 Anniversary$465,551.1491 Players19 Tournaments
43.H1Z1$440,572.0034 Players4 Tournaments
44.Halo 4$422,800.0043 Players17 Tournaments
45.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
46.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$379,352.22376 Players74 Tournaments
47.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
48.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$342,565.65152 Players202 Tournaments
49.Team Fortress 2$326,812.07520 Players72 Tournaments
50.Rocket League$301,993.40160 Players91 Tournaments
51.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
52.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
53.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
54.Halo: Combat Evolved$263,931.00112 Players38 Tournaments
55.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0481 Players40 Tournaments
56.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
57.Paladins$254,000.0050 Players3 Tournaments
58.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
59.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$232,488.50462 Players313 Tournaments
60.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
61.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
62.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
63.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
64.FIFA 13$197,827.9841 Players61 Tournaments
65.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
66.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
67.Killer Instinct (2013)$161,106.9698 Players37 Tournaments
68.Project M$146,554.01438 Players251 Tournaments
69.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
70.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4130 Players13 Tournaments
71.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
72.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
73.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
74.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
75.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
76.Tekken 7$127,176.3251 Players13 Tournaments
77.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
78.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
79.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
80.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
81.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
82.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
83.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
84.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$103,771.3148 Players2 Tournaments
85.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments
86.Blade & Soul$103,401.1216 Players2 Tournaments
87.Soul Calibur IV$100,260.004 Players3 Tournaments
88.Mortal Kombat XL$99,871.3923 Players6 Tournaments
89.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$99,479.69169 Players146 Tournaments
90.Clash Royale$98,109.2924 Players5 Tournaments
91.FIFA 11$93,983.7772 Players78 Tournaments
92.Battlefield 2$91,715.220 Players12 Tournaments
93.S.K.I.L.L. Special Force 2$91,548.9565 Players16 Tournaments
94.QuakeWorld$91,330.1639 Players8 Tournaments
95.Unreal Tournament$89,000.0014 Players5 Tournaments
96.Counter-Strike: Condition Zero$85,000.0015 Players1 Tournament
97.Brawlhalla$82,727.09125 Players79 Tournaments
98.Tekken Tag Tournament 2$82,205.70140 Players132 Tournaments
99.Street Fighter X Tekken$81,440.64104 Players83 Tournaments
100.FIFA 14$80,484.7647 Players66 Tournaments