Rankings
- 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


#1
$131,713,754.64
2317 Players
871 Tournaments

#2
$49,476,883.20
5215 Players
1974 Tournaments

#3
$46,436,121.42
9156 Players
3000 Tournaments

#4
$25,053,666.06
1739 Players
4704 Tournaments

#5
$11,901,239.19
958 Players
382 Tournaments


6.Counter-Strike$10,899,579.012627 Players586 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$10,411,363.991565 Players668 Tournaments
8.Smite$7,881,612.75467 Players84 Tournaments
9.StarCraft: Brood War$7,413,990.08618 Players500 Tournaments
10.Overwatch$5,399,029.052087 Players527 Tournaments
11.Halo 5: Guardians$5,187,730.97203 Players57 Tournaments
12.WarCraft III$4,993,414.12447 Players1015 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
15.CrossFire$3,787,606.21543 Players269 Tournaments
16.World of WarCraft$3,661,837.61303 Players85 Tournaments
17.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players48 Tournaments
18.Heroes of Newerth$2,792,167.44805 Players367 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
20.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,454,853.661540 Players2303 Tournaments
21.Counter-Strike: Source$2,423,753.85857 Players199 Tournaments
22.H1Z1$1,992,122.00115 Players12 Tournaments
23.Street Fighter V$1,885,565.66202 Players91 Tournaments
24.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
25.Rocket League$1,763,125.38314 Players175 Tournaments
26.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
27.Gears of War 4$1,525,285.0093 Players30 Tournaments
28.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
29.Quake Champions$1,468,942.31126 Players50 Tournaments
30.FIFA 17$1,462,329.99146 Players42 Tournaments
31.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,454,215.24163 Players50 Tournaments
32.FIFA Online 3$1,197,229.4076 Players8 Tournaments
33.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,159,358.74972 Players740 Tournaments
34.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$1,146,105.03222 Players17 Tournaments
35.Quake III Arena$1,137,015.86241 Players99 Tournaments
36.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18155 Players35 Tournaments
37.Rainbow Six Siege$1,026,995.94210 Players25 Tournaments
38.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
39.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
40.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
41.Clash Royale$857,937.6175 Players13 Tournaments
42.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
43.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
44.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
45.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
46.Quake Live$681,794.04213 Players409 Tournaments
47.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$645,529.00250 Players67 Tournaments
48.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
49.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
50.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
51.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
52.Injustice 2$498,370.3530 Players9 Tournaments
53.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
54.Call of Duty: World War II$479,500.0072 Players27 Tournaments
55.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
56.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
57.Paladins$461,026.63116 Players20 Tournaments
58.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
59.Team Fortress 2$442,393.15740 Players109 Tournaments
60.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
61.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
62.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
63.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
64.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
65.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
66.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
67.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
68.Tekken 7$319,262.83109 Players30 Tournaments
69.Gwent$302,906.06272 Players88 Tournaments
70.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
71.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
72.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
73.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
74.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
75.Brawlhalla$253,081.49238 Players139 Tournaments
76.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
77.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$238,774.34475 Players325 Tournaments
78.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
79.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
80.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
81.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
82.Killer Instinct (2013)$204,016.96118 Players42 Tournaments
83.Project M$179,940.74499 Players295 Tournaments
84.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
85.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
86.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
87.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
88.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
89.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4133 Players13 Tournaments
90.Quake II$138,600.0029 Players8 Tournaments
91.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15150 Players16 Tournaments
92.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
93.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
94.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
95.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$132,532.9382 Players21 Tournaments
96.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
97.Special Force$130,250.000 Players3 Tournaments
98.FIFA 09$121,618.3452 Players19 Tournaments
99.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
100.FIFA 10$117,026.7164 Players48 Tournaments