- 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

2528 Players
931 Tournaments

9868 Players
3296 Tournaments

5513 Players
2075 Tournaments

1752 Players
4852 Tournaments

1028 Players
409 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone$12,253,658.891751 Players715 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike$10,999,079.012633 Players589 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$8,431,709.962446 Players583 Tournaments
9.SMITE$8,391,112.75472 Players88 Tournaments
10.StarCraft: Brood War$7,600,604.32624 Players509 Tournaments
11.Halo 5: Guardians$6,386,480.97224 Players72 Tournaments
12.WarCraft III$5,161,789.10536 Players1247 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
15.CrossFire$3,824,183.48543 Players284 Tournaments
16.World of WarCraft$3,767,837.61318 Players87 Tournaments
17.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players48 Tournaments
18.Counter-Strike: Source$3,020,431.281407 Players309 Tournaments
19.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$2,896,461.60661 Players51 Tournaments
20.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
21.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,638,052.291595 Players2376 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
23.Rocket League$2,499,722.29375 Players198 Tournaments
24.Call of Duty: World War II$2,156,017.43115 Players42 Tournaments
25.H1Z1$1,992,122.00115 Players12 Tournaments
26.Street Fighter V$1,953,185.16207 Players92 Tournaments
27.Gears of War 4$1,925,285.00109 Players32 Tournaments
28.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
29.FIFA 18$1,804,419.21244 Players36 Tournaments
30.Rainbow Six Siege$1,717,235.57254 Players30 Tournaments
31.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
32.Quake Champions$1,530,956.14132 Players65 Tournaments
33.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
34.FIFA 17$1,467,553.50147 Players44 Tournaments
35.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,454,215.24163 Players50 Tournaments
36.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
37.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,274,381.041034 Players793 Tournaments
38.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
39.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18158 Players35 Tournaments
40.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
41.Clash Royale$1,011,403.4197 Players21 Tournaments
42.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
43.rFactor 2$1,000,000.0030 Players1 Tournament
44.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
45.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
46.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
47.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
48.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
49.Paladins$716,526.63149 Players24 Tournaments
50.Quake Live$681,794.04213 Players409 Tournaments
51.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$659,057.01262 Players75 Tournaments
52.Arena of Valor$588,706.6218 Players7 Tournaments
53.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
54.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
55.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
56.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
57.Injustice 2$508,874.1136 Players11 Tournaments
58.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
59.Gwent$494,226.06293 Players96 Tournaments
60.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
61.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
62.Team Fortress 2$464,680.46749 Players112 Tournaments
63.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
64.Tekken 7$439,262.83113 Players37 Tournaments
65.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
66.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
67.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
68.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
69.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
70.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
71.Magic: the Gathering Online$348,000.0042 Players3 Tournaments
72.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
73.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
74.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
75.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
76.Brawlhalla$294,981.39269 Players155 Tournaments
77.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
78.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
79.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
80.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
81.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
82.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$238,934.34475 Players326 Tournaments
83.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
84.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
85.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
86.Killer Instinct (2013)$219,016.96120 Players43 Tournaments
87.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
88.Project M$185,582.84509 Players302 Tournaments
89.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
90.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
91.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
92.Fortnite Battle Royale$145,025.30145 Players12 Tournaments
93.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
94.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
95.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4133 Players13 Tournaments
96.Quake II$138,979.5031 Players9 Tournaments
97.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15150 Players16 Tournaments
98.Mortal Kombat 9$136,131.6767 Players26 Tournaments
99.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
100.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments