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


$28,084,227.30
792 Players
325 Tournaments

$19,154,114.54
2732 Players
1284 Tournaments

$15,238,002.58
1237 Players
2211 Tournaments

$10,529,651.52
2379 Players
540 Tournaments

$6,402,410.56
436 Players
252 Tournaments


6.WarCraft III$3,780,258.88315 Players685 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$3,547,440.901817 Players525 Tournaments
8.Smite$3,118,640.98100 Players13 Tournaments
9.World of Warcraft$1,990,897.65150 Players43 Tournaments
10.Counter-Strike: Source$1,936,178.36600 Players133 Tournaments
11.Halo 3$1,694,476.1884 Players22 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,542,238.29126 Players58 Tournaments
13.Halo 2$1,440,233.69125 Players64 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,362,947.4487 Players33 Tournaments
15.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$1,198,838.73300 Players182 Tournaments
16.World of Tanks$1,140,442.07107 Players18 Tournaments
17.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,032,772.5697 Players8 Tournaments
18.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
19.Quake III Arena$992,177.57211 Players76 Tournaments
20.CrossFire$819,653.07174 Players12 Tournaments
21.Halo: Reach$750,175.2066 Players13 Tournaments
22.Defense of the Ancients (WC3)$739,171.08238 Players65 Tournaments
23.Quake Live$568,794.05160 Players321 Tournaments
24.Heroes of Newerth$548,798.0670 Players18 Tournaments
25.Quake 4$495,920.9076 Players39 Tournaments
26.Dead or Alive 4$487,495.3141 Players13 Tournaments
27.Halo 4$420,550.0043 Players14 Tournaments
28.Super Smash Bros. Melee$324,441.58139 Players95 Tournaments
29.Call of Duty: Black Ops$301,396.5564 Players11 Tournaments
30.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$296,200.0097 Players9 Tournaments
31.World in Conflict$287,515.3533 Players7 Tournaments
32.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$278,839.86164 Players47 Tournaments
33.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
34.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
35.Turbo Racing League$250,000.001 Player1 Tournament
36.ShootMania Storm$240,928.7168 Players34 Tournaments
37.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$239,346.9590 Players41 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.FIFA 13$196,827.9838 Players59 Tournaments
42.FIFA 08$186,083.2423 Players9 Tournaments
43.Point Blank$185,000.00104 Players13 Tournaments
44.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
45.Rainbow Six: Vegas$167,500.000 Players6 Tournaments
46.Team Fortress 2$155,200.55287 Players41 Tournaments
47.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
48.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
49.Unreal Tournament 2003$133,156.4120 Players8 Tournaments
50.Mortal Kombat 9$131,250.0047 Players18 Tournaments