- 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

2777 Players
1027 Tournaments

10607 Players
3649 Tournaments

5945 Players
2168 Tournaments

1861 Players
5181 Tournaments

1155 Players
134 Tournaments

6.Heroes of the Storm$17,866,259.731167 Players441 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone$14,900,427.772073 Players801 Tournaments
8.Counter-Strike$12,385,962.293504 Players836 Tournaments
9.Overwatch$11,996,566.442856 Players624 Tournaments
10.SMITE$8,590,112.75512 Players93 Tournaments
11.StarCraft: Brood War$7,732,721.77632 Players526 Tournaments
12.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$7,158,729.941216 Players103 Tournaments
13.Halo 5: Guardians$6,771,480.97229 Players74 Tournaments
14.WarCraft III$5,302,326.12558 Players1274 Tournaments
15.World of WarCraft$4,499,837.61405 Players113 Tournaments
16.Call of Duty: World War II$4,440,433.83199 Players56 Tournaments
17.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
18.CrossFire$3,966,183.48571 Players289 Tournaments
19.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,868,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
20.Rocket League$3,823,040.99444 Players242 Tournaments
21.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players49 Tournaments
22.Counter-Strike: Source$3,079,264.301464 Players324 Tournaments
23.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
24.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,763,240.371636 Players2420 Tournaments
25.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
26.Gears of War 4$2,525,285.00110 Players35 Tournaments
27.Rainbow Six Siege$2,441,267.55309 Players40 Tournaments
28.Street Fighter V$2,238,185.16226 Players107 Tournaments
29.FIFA 18$2,224,264.74247 Players41 Tournaments
30.H1Z1$2,067,122.00115 Players13 Tournaments
31.Quake Champions$1,871,704.14190 Players180 Tournaments
32.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
33.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54156 Players74 Tournaments
34.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
35.FIFA 17$1,478,189.10150 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.Arena of Valor$1,383,455.13112 Players12 Tournaments
39.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,382,223.981076 Players828 Tournaments
40.Clash Royale$1,236,520.39129 Players26 Tournaments
41.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
42.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18158 Players35 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$720,026.63167 Players25 Tournaments
53.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$704,448.8885 Players33 Tournaments
54.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
55.Injustice 2$673,644.1140 Players15 Tournaments
56.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$667,079.39262 Players81 Tournaments
57.Gwent$644,557.17305 Players105 Tournaments
58.Team Fortress 2$569,305.66786 Players125 Tournaments
59.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
60.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
61.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
62.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
63.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
64.Tekken 7$496,599.61121 Players48 Tournaments
65.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
66.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 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.Brawlhalla$406,459.39328 Players201 Tournaments
74.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
75.NBA 2K18$400,000.0078 Players3 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.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$300,185.0056 Players10 Tournaments
79.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
80.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
81.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
82.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
83.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
84.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
85.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
86.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
87.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$241,364.34479 Players329 Tournaments
88.Battlefield 4$241,241.50196 Players144 Tournaments
89.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
90.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
91.Killer Instinct (2013)$219,016.96120 Players43 Tournaments
92.Pokémon VGC$211,500.00170 Players24 Tournaments
93.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
94.Project M$193,643.03522 Players308 Tournaments
95.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
96.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
97.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
98.Age of Empires$162,958.61224 Players80 Tournaments
99.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
100.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments