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
$169,669,866.45
2590 Players
969 Tournaments

#2
$60,316,842.63
10356 Players
3490 Tournaments

#3
$56,203,306.31
5772 Players
2129 Tournaments

#4
$27,598,961.55
1796 Players
5047 Tournaments

#5
$14,633,269.93
1092 Players
419 Tournaments


6.Hearthstone$13,813,479.461995 Players780 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike$11,567,579.802923 Players677 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$10,568,767.932673 Players598 Tournaments
9.SMITE$8,550,112.75510 Players91 Tournaments
10.Fortnite$8,467,782.21747 Players79 Tournaments
11.StarCraft: Brood War$7,678,108.45623 Players512 Tournaments
12.Halo 5: Guardians$6,771,480.97229 Players74 Tournaments
13.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$6,403,664.191064 Players81 Tournaments
14.WarCraft III$5,283,426.31556 Players1265 Tournaments
15.Call of Duty: World War II$4,349,433.83199 Players51 Tournaments
16.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
17.World of WarCraft$3,967,837.61356 Players89 Tournaments
18.CrossFire$3,966,183.48571 Players289 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41389 Players74 Tournaments
20.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players49 Tournaments
21.Counter-Strike: Source$3,031,192.381417 Players313 Tournaments
22.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
23.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,714,909.881620 Players2402 Tournaments
24.Rocket League$2,626,135.72400 Players224 Tournaments
25.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
26.Street Fighter V$2,238,185.16226 Players107 Tournaments
27.FIFA 18$2,216,409.74247 Players40 Tournaments
28.Gears of War 4$2,175,285.00110 Players33 Tournaments
29.Rainbow Six Siege$2,167,235.55278 Players33 Tournaments
30.H1Z1$2,067,122.00115 Players13 Tournaments
31.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
32.Quake Champions$1,788,424.14179 Players149 Tournaments
33.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
34.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
35.FIFA 17$1,467,553.50147 Players44 Tournaments
36.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,456,799.88167 Players51 Tournaments
37.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
38.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,355,421.061058 Players816 Tournaments
39.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
40.Arena of Valor$1,112,706.6297 Players10 Tournaments
41.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18158 Players35 Tournaments
42.Clash Royale$1,090,102.10115 Players23 Tournaments
43.Magic: the Gathering Online$1,018,000.00112 Players9 Tournaments
44.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
45.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
46.rFactor 2$1,000,000.0030 Players1 Tournament
47.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
48.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
49.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
50.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
51.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
52.Paladins$716,526.63149 Players24 Tournaments
53.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
54.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$665,486.01261 Players79 Tournaments
55.Gwent$619,557.17303 Players104 Tournaments
56.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
57.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
58.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
59.Injustice 2$522,484.1137 Players12 Tournaments
60.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
61.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
62.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$495,648.7661 Players17 Tournaments
63.Team Fortress 2$490,101.66759 Players116 Tournaments
64.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
65.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
66.Tekken 7$468,293.03115 Players40 Tournaments
67.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
68.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
69.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
70.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
71.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
72.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players12 Tournaments
73.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
74.NBA 2K18$400,000.0078 Players3 Tournaments
75.Brawlhalla$380,109.39311 Players186 Tournaments
76.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
77.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
78.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
79.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
80.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
81.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
82.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
83.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
84.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
85.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
86.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$241,364.34479 Players329 Tournaments
87.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
88.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
89.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
90.Killer Instinct (2013)$219,016.96120 Players43 Tournaments
91.Pokémon VGC$211,500.00170 Players24 Tournaments
92.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
93.Project M$193,643.03522 Players308 Tournaments
94.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
95.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
96.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
97.Age of Empires$162,958.61224 Players80 Tournaments
98.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
99.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
100.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4133 Players13 Tournaments