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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


$22,881,751.14
563 Players
262 Tournaments

$17,660,070.16
2219 Players
961 Tournaments

$14,368,199.26
1135 Players
1755 Tournaments

$10,422,789.60
2300 Players
514 Tournaments

$5,387,175.29
368 Players
204 Tournaments


6.WarCraft III$3,511,652.01300 Players613 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$2,666,121.571262 Players272 Tournaments
8.Counter-Strike: Source$1,752,049.59424 Players107 Tournaments
9.Halo 3$1,694,476.1886 Players22 Tournaments
10.World of Warcraft$1,641,897.65102 Players40 Tournaments
11.Halo 2$1,352,350.0091 Players57 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,349,939.3778 Players21 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,296,139.8297 Players14 Tournaments
14.World of Tanks$1,107,340.3976 Players15 Tournaments
15.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,015,031.0267 Players4 Tournaments
16.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
17.Quake III Arena$973,389.57204 Players74 Tournaments
18.Defense of the Ancients (WC3)$727,250.80225 Players63 Tournaments
19.Halo: Reach$723,000.0059 Players9 Tournaments
20.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$676,121.59190 Players120 Tournaments
21.Quake Live$561,566.85145 Players302 Tournaments
22.Heroes of Newerth$548,798.0661 Players18 Tournaments
23.Quake 4$495,920.9076 Players39 Tournaments
24.Dead or Alive 4$487,495.3141 Players13 Tournaments
25.Halo 4$417,550.0033 Players11 Tournaments
26.Smite$406,381.9863 Players8 Tournaments
27.CrossFire$333,166.7244 Players6 Tournaments
28.Call of Duty: Black Ops$301,396.5566 Players11 Tournaments
29.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
30.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
31.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$239,016.0287 Players40 Tournaments
32.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$238,200.0043 Players6 Tournaments
33.Gears of War$226,000.000 Players11 Tournaments
34.ShootMania Storm$225,928.7168 Players33 Tournaments
35.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0016 Players2 Tournaments
36.Super Smash Bros. Melee$194,169.9681 Players53 Tournaments
37.Rainbow Six: Vegas$167,500.000 Players6 Tournaments
38.FIFA 13$164,275.5414 Players8 Tournaments
39.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
40.FIFA 07$137,122.5818 Players11 Tournaments
41.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
42.Unreal Tournament 2003$133,156.4120 Players7 Tournaments
43.Mortal Kombat 9$131,250.0047 Players18 Tournaments
44.Unreal Tournament$128,000.0010 Players3 Tournaments
45.FIFA 08$121,708.4613 Players8 Tournaments
46.Unreal Tournament 3$104,812.823 Players3 Tournaments
47.Team Fortress 2$100,426.90252 Players34 Tournaments
48.Soul Calibur IV$100,000.000 Players2 Tournaments
49.Battlefield 4$99,189.9462 Players8 Tournaments
50.TrackMania Nations Forever$97,409.8666 Players32 Tournaments