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


$28,354,581.87
871 Players
347 Tournaments

$20,113,436.24
2958 Players
1349 Tournaments

$15,780,693.75
1246 Players
2272 Tournaments

$10,534,651.52
2385 Players
540 Tournaments

$6,441,331.29
438 Players
272 Tournaments


6.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$4,206,177.602151 Players606 Tournaments
7.WarCraft III$3,780,258.88315 Players685 Tournaments
8.Smite$3,121,884.97100 Players14 Tournaments
9.Counter-Strike: Source$2,215,834.10692 Players166 Tournaments
10.World of WarCraft$1,990,897.65150 Players43 Tournaments
11.Halo 3$1,694,476.1884 Players22 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,542,238.29126 Players58 Tournaments
13.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$1,435,355.70377 Players216 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,364,947.4487 Players34 Tournaments
15.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$1,344,814.64199 Players64 Tournaments
16.Halo 2$1,342,350.0091 Players56 Tournaments
17.World of Tanks$1,229,575.21126 Players21 Tournaments
18.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,032,772.5697 Players8 Tournaments
19.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
20.Quake III Arena$992,177.57211 Players76 Tournaments
21.CrossFire$819,653.07174 Players12 Tournaments
22.Halo: Reach$750,175.2066 Players13 Tournaments
23.Defense of the Ancients (WC3)$739,171.08238 Players65 Tournaments
24.Quake Live$580,932.82181 Players335 Tournaments
25.Heroes of Newerth$548,798.0675 Players18 Tournaments
26.Quake 4$495,920.9076 Players39 Tournaments
27.Dead or Alive 4$487,495.3141 Players13 Tournaments
28.Halo 4$420,550.0043 Players14 Tournaments
29.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$416,200.00118 Players11 Tournaments
30.Super Smash Bros. Melee$406,630.69215 Players160 Tournaments
31.Turbo Racing League$400,000.004 Players1 Tournament
32.Call of Duty: Black Ops$301,396.5564 Players11 Tournaments
33.World in Conflict$287,515.3533 Players7 Tournaments
34.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
35.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
36.ShootMania Storm$247,957.3873 Players37 Tournaments
37.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$239,346.9590 Players42 Tournaments
38.Gears of War$226,000.000 Players11 Tournaments
39.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
40.FIFA 07$220,555.1931 Players12 Tournaments
41.Halo 2 Anniversary$197,883.6949 Players9 Tournaments
42.FIFA 13$196,827.9838 Players59 Tournaments
43.Point Blank$187,295.00132 Players14 Tournaments
44.FIFA 08$186,083.2423 Players9 Tournaments
45.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
46.Rainbow Six: Vegas$167,500.000 Players6 Tournaments
47.Team Fortress 2$159,525.88287 Players42 Tournaments
48.Ultra Street Fighter IV$146,257.0292 Players25 Tournaments
49.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
50.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$137,359.8096 Players41 Tournaments