- 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

1953 Players
748 Tournaments

4739 Players
1869 Tournaments

7616 Players
2409 Tournaments

1658 Players
4322 Tournaments

2595 Players
575 Tournaments

6.Heroes of the Storm$8,998,673.20840 Players364 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$8,316,480.731231 Players594 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$7,104,365.96590 Players463 Tournaments
9.Smite$6,853,162.75451 Players79 Tournaments
10.WarCraft III$4,686,757.13407 Players884 Tournaments
11.Halo 5: Guardians$4,507,730.97197 Players47 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
13.World of Tanks$3,356,496.59385 Players47 Tournaments
14.World of WarCraft$3,069,837.61278 Players75 Tournaments
15.Overwatch$2,831,905.161741 Players425 Tournaments
16.Heroes of Newerth$2,791,636.99805 Players366 Tournaments
17.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
18.Counter-Strike: Source$2,427,204.62857 Players200 Tournaments
19.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,094,340.601467 Players2139 Tournaments
20.CrossFire$1,846,373.15249 Players39 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$1,845,226.61271 Players59 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.Gears of War 4$1,196,785.0086 Players27 Tournaments
27.Quake III Arena$1,137,015.86241 Players99 Tournaments
28.FIFA 17$1,104,000.0495 Players29 Tournaments
29.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,092,795.18155 Players34 Tournaments
30.Street Fighter V$1,073,014.03138 Players59 Tournaments
31.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
32.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
33.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
34.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
35.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$843,806.67843 Players604 Tournaments
36.Rocket League$821,462.95218 Players137 Tournaments
37.Vainglory$795,021.19244 Players34 Tournaments
38.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
39.H1Z1$740,572.0055 Players5 Tournaments
40.Ultra Street Fighter IV$730,620.23197 Players209 Tournaments
41.Quake Live$663,794.04198 Players407 Tournaments
42.Quake 4$556,028.5190 Players51 Tournaments
43.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
44.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$514,900.00141 Players17 Tournaments
45.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
46.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
47.KartRider$491,206.0061 Players18 Tournaments
48.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
49.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
50.Rainbow Six Siege$467,879.7790 Players14 Tournaments
51.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
52.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
53.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
54.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
55.Team Fortress 2$385,744.96736 Players100 Tournaments
56.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$379,352.22376 Players74 Tournaments
57.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
58.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$342,565.65152 Players202 Tournaments
59.Paladins$332,492.4696 Players13 Tournaments
60.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
61.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
62.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
63.Halo: Combat Evolved$264,281.00112 Players38 Tournaments
64.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
65.Blade & Soul$259,583.5234 Players4 Tournaments
66.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
67.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
68.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$236,362.57468 Players320 Tournaments
69.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
70.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
71.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
72.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
73.Killer Instinct (2013)$203,576.96114 Players40 Tournaments
74.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
75.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
76.Project M$159,825.99463 Players272 Tournaments
77.Tekken 7$158,813.8173 Players20 Tournaments
78.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
79.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
80.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4130 Players13 Tournaments
81.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
82.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
83.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
84.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$132,532.9382 Players21 Tournaments
85.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
86.Special Force$130,250.000 Players3 Tournaments
87.Brawlhalla$126,231.49199 Players117 Tournaments
88.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
89.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
90.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
91.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
92.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
93.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
94.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
95.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments
96.Clash Royale$103,109.2927 Players6 Tournaments
97.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$102,939.69171 Players149 Tournaments
98.Mortal Kombat XL$101,921.3929 Players9 Tournaments
99.Gwent$100,500.008 Players2 Tournaments
100.Soul Calibur IV$100,260.004 Players3 Tournaments