- 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

2138 Players
821 Tournaments

4994 Players
1919 Tournaments

8500 Players
2737 Tournaments

1689 Players
4561 Tournaments

2620 Players
581 Tournaments

6.Heroes of the Storm$10,560,239.19877 Players379 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$9,411,618.091467 Players632 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$7,131,442.08595 Players477 Tournaments
9.Smite$7,096,612.75458 Players83 Tournaments
10.Overwatch$5,026,000.152042 Players500 Tournaments
11.WarCraft III$4,818,467.56426 Players940 Tournaments
12.Halo 5: Guardians$4,732,730.97198 Players49 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,125,476.61300 Players72 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
15.World of WarCraft$3,381,837.61289 Players84 Tournaments
16.World of Tanks$3,356,496.59385 Players47 Tournaments
17.Heroes of Newerth$2,792,167.44805 Players367 Tournaments
18.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
19.Counter-Strike: Source$2,423,753.85857 Players199 Tournaments
20.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,220,263.921511 Players2203 Tournaments
21.CrossFire$2,163,350.73297 Players56 Tournaments
22.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
23.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
24.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
25.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,448,149.70143 Players49 Tournaments
26.FIFA 17$1,399,103.52106 Players34 Tournaments
27.Street Fighter V$1,306,060.60175 Players70 Tournaments
28.H1Z1$1,260,122.0071 Players7 Tournaments
29.Gears of War 4$1,197,285.0086 Players28 Tournaments
30.Rocket League$1,148,944.42264 Players160 Tournaments
31.Quake III Arena$1,137,015.86241 Players99 Tournaments
32.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,092,795.18155 Players34 Tournaments
33.Quake Champions$1,089,168.7077 Players32 Tournaments
34.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,038,787.74933 Players692 Tournaments
35.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
36.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
37.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
38.FIFA Online 3$862,147.0072 Players6 Tournaments
39.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
40.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
41.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
42.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
43.Quake Live$681,794.04213 Players409 Tournaments
44.Rainbow Six Siege$667,002.57139 Players18 Tournaments
45.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$608,214.00238 Players59 Tournaments
46.Quake 4$556,028.5190 Players51 Tournaments
47.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
48.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
49.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
50.KartRider$491,206.0061 Players18 Tournaments
51.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
52.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
53.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
54.Paladins$433,026.63115 Players16 Tournaments
55.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
56.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
57.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
58.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
59.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
60.Team Fortress 2$396,632.23736 Players104 Tournaments
61.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
62.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
63.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$329,000.0030 Players4 Tournaments
64.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
65.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
66.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
67.Injustice 2$277,620.3520 Players6 Tournaments
68.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
69.Blade & Soul$259,583.5234 Players4 Tournaments
70.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
71.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
72.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$238,554.34473 Players323 Tournaments
73.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
74.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
75.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
76.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
77.Killer Instinct (2013)$204,016.96118 Players42 Tournaments
78.Tekken 7$199,933.8177 Players23 Tournaments
79.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
80.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
81.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
82.Project M$164,909.24477 Players285 Tournaments
83.Gwent$153,823.85196 Players48 Tournaments
84.Brawlhalla$148,701.49234 Players135 Tournaments
85.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
86.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
87.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4130 Players13 Tournaments
88.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15150 Players16 Tournaments
89.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
90.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
91.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
92.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$132,532.9382 Players21 Tournaments
93.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
94.Special Force$130,250.000 Players3 Tournaments
95.Quake II$123,600.0029 Players7 Tournaments
96.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
97.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
98.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
99.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
100.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments