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
$128,624,147.92
2151 Players
834 Tournaments

#2
$48,474,031.53
5024 Players
1930 Tournaments

#3
$42,348,772.73
8622 Players
2801 Tournaments

#4
$24,751,891.80
1689 Players
4581 Tournaments

#5
$11,560,239.19
885 Players
380 Tournaments


6.Counter-Strike$10,807,379.012620 Players581 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$9,458,624.871489 Players638 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$7,262,355.68597 Players480 Tournaments
9.Smite$7,096,612.75458 Players83 Tournaments
10.Overwatch$5,358,049.792071 Players513 Tournaments
11.Halo 5: Guardians$4,932,730.97199 Players50 Tournaments
12.WarCraft III$4,828,436.10428 Players952 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,127,297.71314 Players73 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
15.World of WarCraft$3,661,837.61303 Players85 Tournaments
16.World of Tanks$3,356,496.59385 Players47 Tournaments
17.Heroes of Newerth$2,792,167.44805 Players367 Tournaments
18.CrossFire$2,765,754.98366 Players82 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
20.Counter-Strike: Source$2,423,753.85857 Players199 Tournaments
21.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,390,319.511525 Players2252 Tournaments
22.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
23.H1Z1$1,742,122.0095 Players10 Tournaments
24.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
25.Rocket League$1,550,657.73296 Players168 Tournaments
26.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
27.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,454,215.24163 Players50 Tournaments
28.FIFA 17$1,451,884.06115 Players39 Tournaments
29.Street Fighter V$1,395,571.04193 Players83 Tournaments
30.Gears of War 4$1,217,285.0089 Players29 Tournaments
31.Quake III Arena$1,137,015.86241 Players99 Tournaments
32.Quake Champions$1,118,042.3183 Players39 Tournaments
33.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,092,795.18155 Players34 Tournaments
34.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,085,527.74944 Players704 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$896,229.4076 Players7 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$673,025.52170 Players20 Tournaments
45.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$640,499.00249 Players64 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.Injustice 2$497,620.3526 Players7 Tournaments
51.KartRider$491,206.0061 Players18 Tournaments
52.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
53.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
54.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
55.Paladins$433,026.63115 Players16 Tournaments
56.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
57.Team Fortress 2$428,298.07740 Players107 Tournaments
58.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
59.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
60.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
61.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
62.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
63.Clash Royale$376,486.7754 Players10 Tournaments
64.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
65.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
66.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$330,000.0038 Players5 Tournaments
67.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
68.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
69.Tekken 7$296,487.83107 Players29 Tournaments
70.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
71.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
72.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
73.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
74.Brawlhalla$248,701.49238 Players137 Tournaments
75.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$238,554.34473 Players323 Tournaments
76.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
77.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
78.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
79.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
80.Killer Instinct (2013)$204,016.96118 Players42 Tournaments
81.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
82.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
83.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
84.Project M$169,100.74487 Players289 Tournaments
85.Gwent$165,008.85217 Players56 Tournaments
86.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
87.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
88.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4133 Players13 Tournaments
89.Quake II$138,600.0029 Players8 Tournaments
90.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15150 Players16 Tournaments
91.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
92.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
93.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
94.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$132,532.9382 Players21 Tournaments
95.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
96.Special Force$130,250.000 Players3 Tournaments
97.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
98.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
99.Age of Empires$115,134.89193 Players60 Tournaments
100.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments