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
$177,257,576.23
2888 Players
1072 Tournaments

#2
$72,254,272.17
11190 Players
3910 Tournaments

#3
$64,086,567.86
6141 Players
2211 Tournaments

#4
$29,808,590.50
1900 Players
5320 Tournaments

#5
$21,832,823.02
1783 Players
213 Tournaments


6.Heroes of the Storm$17,916,897.731178 Players446 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone$15,869,825.072132 Players826 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$13,001,247.642974 Players635 Tournaments
9.Counter-Strike$12,701,166.893677 Players894 Tournaments
10.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$9,112,124.741333 Players119 Tournaments
11.SMITE$8,590,112.75513 Players94 Tournaments
12.StarCraft: Brood War$7,928,502.13644 Players537 Tournaments
13.Halo 5: Guardians$7,071,480.97231 Players75 Tournaments
14.WarCraft III$5,359,262.66563 Players1287 Tournaments
15.CrossFire$4,876,763.50612 Players296 Tournaments
16.Rainbow Six Siege$4,801,125.78435 Players58 Tournaments
17.World of WarCraft$4,527,837.61407 Players116 Tournaments
18.Call of Duty: World War II$4,444,713.83208 Players57 Tournaments
19.Arena of Valor$4,333,501.25260 Players24 Tournaments
20.Rocket League$4,326,151.58504 Players261 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,868,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
23.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players50 Tournaments
24.Counter-Strike: Source$3,110,369.451485 Players330 Tournaments
25.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
26.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,852,548.571640 Players2428 Tournaments
27.Gears of War 4$2,725,285.00110 Players36 Tournaments
28.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
29.Street Fighter V$2,238,185.16226 Players107 Tournaments
30.FIFA 18$2,222,462.50234 Players42 Tournaments
31.Quake Champions$2,123,312.71195 Players185 Tournaments
32.H1Z1$2,067,122.00115 Players13 Tournaments
33.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
34.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54156 Players74 Tournaments
35.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
36.FIFA 17$1,478,189.10150 Players44 Tournaments
37.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,456,799.88167 Players51 Tournaments
38.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
39.Shadowverse$1,430,000.0046 Players2 Tournaments
40.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,393,123.981076 Players830 Tournaments
41.Clash Royale$1,243,890.39133 Players27 Tournaments
42.FIFA 19$1,212,019.70182 Players19 Tournaments
43.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
44.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$1,129,210.00202 Players38 Tournaments
45.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18158 Players35 Tournaments
46.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$1,074,418.88107 Players41 Tournaments
47.rFactor 2$1,020,340.0044 Players2 Tournaments
48.Magic: the Gathering Online$1,018,000.00112 Players9 Tournaments
49.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
50.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
51.NBA 2K18$1,000,000.0091 Players4 Tournaments
52.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
53.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
54.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
55.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
56.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
57.Paladins$720,026.63167 Players25 Tournaments
58.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$713,510.69270 Players99 Tournaments
59.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
60.Injustice 2$673,814.1143 Players16 Tournaments
61.Gwent$669,557.17308 Players106 Tournaments
62.PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile$615,211.0090 Players6 Tournaments
63.Brawlhalla$601,223.49389 Players273 Tournaments
64.Team Fortress 2$593,830.66795 Players131 Tournaments
65.Tekken 7$586,039.61133 Players58 Tournaments
66.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
67.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
68.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
69.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
70.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
71.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
72.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
73.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
74.iRacing.com$451,464.47377 Players49 Tournaments
75.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
76.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
77.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
78.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
79.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players12 Tournaments
80.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
81.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
82.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
83.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
84.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
85.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
86.Apex Legends$293,169.00184 Players16 Tournaments
87.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
88.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
89.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
90.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
91.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
92.Battlefield 4$245,766.46204 Players145 Tournaments
93.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$241,364.34479 Players329 Tournaments
94.FIFA Online 4$239,000.0036 Players1 Tournament
95.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
96.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
97.Killer Instinct (2013)$219,166.96120 Players44 Tournaments
98.Pokémon VGC$211,500.00170 Players24 Tournaments
99.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
100.Project M$193,643.03522 Players308 Tournaments