- 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

2547 Players
936 Tournaments

9924 Players
3338 Tournaments

5545 Players
2086 Tournaments

1775 Players
4948 Tournaments

1040 Players
411 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone$13,421,244.861858 Players725 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike$10,999,079.012633 Players589 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$8,408,861.162558 Players585 Tournaments
9.SMITE$8,391,112.75472 Players88 Tournaments
10.StarCraft: Brood War$7,599,640.50624 Players508 Tournaments
11.Halo 5: Guardians$6,636,480.97229 Players73 Tournaments
12.WarCraft III$5,164,739.65537 Players1250 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
14.World of WarCraft$3,867,837.61319 Players88 Tournaments
15.CrossFire$3,848,183.48555 Players286 Tournaments
16.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
17.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players48 Tournaments
18.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$3,555,076.10819 Players59 Tournaments
19.Counter-Strike: Source$3,020,431.281407 Players309 Tournaments
20.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
21.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,654,158.541604 Players2384 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
23.Rocket League$2,499,722.29375 Players198 Tournaments
24.Street Fighter V$2,203,185.16208 Players93 Tournaments
25.Gears of War 4$2,175,285.00110 Players33 Tournaments
26.Call of Duty: World War II$2,159,017.43115 Players44 Tournaments
27.H1Z1$2,067,122.00115 Players13 Tournaments
28.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
29.Rainbow Six Siege$1,817,235.55272 Players32 Tournaments
30.FIFA 18$1,804,512.73244 Players37 Tournaments
31.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
32.Quake Champions$1,550,644.14136 Players75 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$1,292,674.461050 Players802 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.Clash Royale$1,090,102.10103 Players22 Tournaments
41.Magic: the Gathering Online$1,018,000.00112 Players9 Tournaments
42.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
43.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
44.rFactor 2$1,000,000.0030 Players1 Tournament
45.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
46.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
47.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
48.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
49.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
50.Paladins$716,526.63149 Players24 Tournaments
51.Quake Live$681,794.04213 Players409 Tournaments
52.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$662,582.01261 Players77 Tournaments
53.Arena of Valor$588,706.6218 Players7 Tournaments
54.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
55.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
56.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
57.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
58.Injustice 2$508,874.1136 Players11 Tournaments
59.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
60.Gwent$494,226.06293 Players96 Tournaments
61.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
62.Fortnite$475,200.74165 Players20 Tournaments
63.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
64.Team Fortress 2$464,680.46749 Players112 Tournaments
65.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
66.Tekken 7$447,823.03114 Players38 Tournaments
67.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
68.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
69.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
70.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
71.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
72.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
73.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
74.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
75.Brawlhalla$341,581.39282 Players167 Tournaments
76.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
77.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
78.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
79.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
80.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
81.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
82.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
83.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$238,934.34475 Players326 Tournaments
84.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
85.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
86.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
87.Killer Instinct (2013)$219,016.96120 Players43 Tournaments
88.Pokémon VGC$211,500.00170 Players24 Tournaments
89.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
90.Project M$185,582.84509 Players302 Tournaments
91.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
92.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
93.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
94.Age of Empires$150,726.61213 Players76 Tournaments
95.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
96.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
97.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4133 Players13 Tournaments
98.Quake II$138,979.5031 Players9 Tournaments
99.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15150 Players16 Tournaments
100.Mortal Kombat 9$136,131.6767 Players26 Tournaments