Game 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

3409 Players
1242 Tournaments

12052 Players
4264 Tournaments

3131 Players
470 Tournaments

6698 Players
2385 Tournaments

1970 Players
5575 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone$18,196,592.852227 Players847 Tournaments
7.Heroes of the Storm$18,060,665.921200 Players455 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$17,648,336.413270 Players718 Tournaments
9.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$13,647,845.141936 Players167 Tournaments
10.Counter-Strike$13,482,673.804055 Players988 Tournaments
11.Arena of Valor$11,381,591.95495 Players43 Tournaments
12.SMITE$8,640,112.75522 Players95 Tournaments
13.StarCraft: Brood War$8,081,153.14654 Players559 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$7,152,370.00381 Players77 Tournaments
15.Halo 5: Guardians$7,071,480.97232 Players75 Tournaments
16.Rainbow Six Siege$6,628,317.89968 Players151 Tournaments
17.Rocket League$5,996,270.08735 Players676 Tournaments
18.WarCraft III$5,567,708.72568 Players1302 Tournaments
19.CrossFire$4,930,458.50619 Players302 Tournaments
20.World of WarCraft$4,627,837.61407 Players117 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: World War II$4,547,751.83231 Players59 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26311 Players75 Tournaments
23.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,939,783.29420 Players78 Tournaments
24.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players50 Tournaments
25.FIFA 19$3,240,075.15295 Players42 Tournaments
26.Counter-Strike: Source$3,113,703.891495 Players331 Tournaments
27.Gears of War 4$3,087,285.00132 Players41 Tournaments
28.Super Smash Bros. Melee$3,030,341.641822 Players2556 Tournaments
29.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
30.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,606,816.56776 Players403 Tournaments
31.Apex Legends$2,236,888.68614 Players75 Tournaments
32.FIFA 18$2,222,462.50234 Players42 Tournaments
33.Quake Champions$2,194,229.22207 Players192 Tournaments
34.Street Fighter V$2,192,046.43223 Players111 Tournaments
35.Halo 3$2,106,479.40199 Players38 Tournaments
36.H1Z1$2,067,122.00119 Players13 Tournaments
37.Magic: The Gathering Arena$1,888,000.00151 Players23 Tournaments
38.PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile$1,800,823.07456 Players16 Tournaments
39.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,585,241.25193 Players75 Tournaments
40.Clash Royale$1,581,020.39172 Players33 Tournaments
41.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
42.FIFA 17$1,478,189.10150 Players44 Tournaments
43.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,470,293.211227 Players964 Tournaments
44.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,461,945.65183 Players52 Tournaments
45.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
46.Shadowverse$1,430,000.0046 Players2 Tournaments
47.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$1,418,220.77192 Players75 Tournaments
48.Paladins$1,230,026.63181 Players29 Tournaments
49.Magic: The Gathering Online$1,218,000.00130 Players10 Tournaments
50.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
51.Tekken 7$1,129,441.19265 Players133 Tournaments
52.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,107,475.66203 Players37 Tournaments
53.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$1,077,880.44657 Players327 Tournaments
54.rFactor 2$1,062,713.15120 Players15 Tournaments
55.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
56.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
57.NBA 2K18$1,000,000.0091 Players4 Tournaments
58.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
59.Brawlhalla$870,420.99430 Players340 Tournaments
60.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
61.Injustice 2$830,532.8364 Players29 Tournaments
62.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate$828,340.431433 Players692 Tournaments
63.Ultra Street Fighter IV$815,189.14216 Players221 Tournaments
64.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
65.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
66.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
67.Gwent$669,557.17308 Players106 Tournaments
68.Point Blank$614,167.75296 Players31 Tournaments
69.Team Fortress 2$611,331.79797 Players133 Tournaments
70.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
71.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments$544,605.80548 Players65 Tournaments
73.Mortal Kombat X$523,532.42100 Players62 Tournaments
74.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
75.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
76.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
77.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
78.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
79.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
80.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97417 Players85 Tournaments
81.Old School Runescape$415,500.0059 Players21 Tournaments
82.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
83.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players12 Tournaments
84.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
85.Forza Motorsport 7$366,200.0062 Players7 Tournaments
86.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
87.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
88.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
89.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
90.World in Conflict$293,338.2338 Players11 Tournaments
91.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
92.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
93.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
94.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
95.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
96.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$245,945.83495 Players341 Tournaments
97.Battlefield 4$245,766.46204 Players145 Tournaments
98.FIFA Online 4$240,000.0037 Players1 Tournament
99.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
100.Killer Instinct (2013)$223,476.96126 Players50 Tournaments