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
$179,290,542.19
2940 Players
1103 Tournaments

#2
$75,135,705.09
11547 Players
4042 Tournaments

#3
$67,673,230.32
6341 Players
2279 Tournaments

#4
$30,336,843.86
1931 Players
5392 Tournaments

#5
$28,773,742.14
2414 Players
312 Tournaments


6.Heroes of the Storm$17,941,192.971179 Players448 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone$16,905,825.072132 Players829 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$15,400,085.743056 Players655 Tournaments
9.Counter-Strike$13,252,629.133949 Players951 Tournaments
10.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$10,665,301.211647 Players135 Tournaments
11.SMITE$8,640,112.75522 Players95 Tournaments
12.StarCraft: Brood War$7,937,742.13645 Players539 Tournaments
13.Halo 5: Guardians$7,071,480.97231 Players75 Tournaments
14.WarCraft III$5,359,262.66563 Players1287 Tournaments
15.Rainbow Six Siege$5,131,327.19614 Players89 Tournaments
16.CrossFire$4,890,443.50613 Players298 Tournaments
17.Rocket League$4,800,024.19524 Players279 Tournaments
18.World of WarCraft$4,627,837.61407 Players117 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: World War II$4,547,751.83231 Players59 Tournaments
20.Arena of Valor$4,333,501.25260 Players24 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,931,461.07420 Players77 Tournaments
23.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players50 Tournaments
24.Counter-Strike: Source$3,110,369.451485 Players330 Tournaments
25.Gears of War 4$3,087,285.00132 Players41 Tournaments
26.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,886,534.411668 Players2458 Tournaments
27.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
28.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,606,816.56776 Players403 Tournaments
29.FIFA 18$2,222,462.50234 Players42 Tournaments
30.Street Fighter V$2,175,746.43223 Players109 Tournaments
31.Quake Champions$2,121,862.71194 Players185 Tournaments
32.H1Z1$2,067,122.00119 Players13 Tournaments
33.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
34.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$1,712,870.00306 Players68 Tournaments
35.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,585,241.25193 Players75 Tournaments
36.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
37.FIFA 17$1,478,189.10150 Players44 Tournaments
38.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,456,799.88167 Players51 Tournaments
39.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
40.Shadowverse$1,430,000.0046 Players2 Tournaments
41.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,415,127.021122 Players861 Tournaments
42.FIFA 19$1,385,379.70190 Players23 Tournaments
43.Clash Royale$1,246,020.39134 Players28 Tournaments
44.Apex Legends$1,237,340.16453 Players46 Tournaments
45.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$1,227,143.90149 Players55 Tournaments
46.Magic: The Gathering Online$1,218,000.00130 Players10 Tournaments
47.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
48.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18158 Players35 Tournaments
49.Magic: The Gathering Arena$1,069,000.00110 Players10 Tournaments
50.rFactor 2$1,025,752.1598 Players8 Tournaments
51.Paladins$1,020,026.63172 Players26 Tournaments
52.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
53.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
54.NBA 2K18$1,000,000.0091 Players4 Tournaments
55.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
56.Tekken 7$895,419.81175 Players89 Tournaments
57.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
58.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$835,903.66382 Players199 Tournaments
59.Ultra Street Fighter IV$814,007.04210 Players218 Tournaments
60.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
61.Injustice 2$789,298.3657 Players26 Tournaments
62.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
63.Brawlhalla$691,450.99415 Players308 Tournaments
64.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
65.Gwent$669,557.17308 Players106 Tournaments
66.PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile$615,211.0090 Players6 Tournaments
67.Point Blank$614,167.75296 Players31 Tournaments
68.Team Fortress 2$605,074.72795 Players132 Tournaments
69.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
70.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
71.Mortal Kombat X$523,532.42100 Players62 Tournaments
72.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
73.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
74.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
75.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
76.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
77.iRacing.com$455,679.80488 Players54 Tournaments
78.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
79.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
80.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
81.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players12 Tournaments
82.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
83.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate$399,606.34627 Players206 Tournaments
84.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
85.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
86.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
87.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
88.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
89.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
90.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
91.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
92.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
93.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
94.Battlefield 4$245,766.46204 Players145 Tournaments
95.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$241,653.96479 Players330 Tournaments
96.FIFA Online 4$239,000.0036 Players1 Tournament
97.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
98.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
99.Killer Instinct (2013)$221,866.96123 Players47 Tournaments
100.Pokémon VGC$211,500.00170 Players24 Tournaments