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
$181,440,811.06
3055 Players
1160 Tournaments

#2
$79,627,012.11
11679 Players
4151 Tournaments

#3
$68,036,057.93
6469 Players
2314 Tournaments

#4
$35,819,715.18
2759 Players
366 Tournaments

#5
$30,721,039.17
1952 Players
5432 Tournaments


6.Heroes of the Storm$18,026,372.971189 Players451 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone$17,411,148.072158 Players834 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$15,929,025.743061 Players657 Tournaments
9.Counter-Strike$13,462,696.804047 Players978 Tournaments
10.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$11,733,272.001785 Players149 Tournaments
11.SMITE$8,640,112.75522 Players95 Tournaments
12.Arena of Valor$8,017,704.25302 Players29 Tournaments
13.StarCraft: Brood War$8,012,332.13651 Players556 Tournaments
14.Halo 5: Guardians$7,071,480.97232 Players75 Tournaments
15.Rocket League$5,753,893.33595 Players403 Tournaments
16.Rainbow Six Siege$5,722,802.08764 Players112 Tournaments
17.WarCraft III$5,509,044.73566 Players1296 Tournaments
18.CrossFire$4,903,668.50613 Players299 Tournaments
19.World of WarCraft$4,627,837.61407 Players117 Tournaments
20.Call of Duty: World War II$4,547,751.83231 Players59 Tournaments
21.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26313 Players75 Tournaments
22.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,931,461.07420 Players77 Tournaments
23.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players50 Tournaments
24.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$3,302,869.00345 Players72 Tournaments
25.Counter-Strike: Source$3,110,369.451485 Players330 Tournaments
26.Gears of War 4$3,087,285.00132 Players41 Tournaments
27.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,964,975.491737 Players2500 Tournaments
28.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
29.FIFA 19$2,702,329.70267 Players35 Tournaments
30.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,606,816.56777 Players403 Tournaments
31.FIFA 18$2,222,462.50234 Players42 Tournaments
32.Street Fighter V$2,177,046.43223 Players110 Tournaments
33.Quake Champions$2,121,862.71194 Players185 Tournaments
34.H1Z1$2,067,122.00119 Players13 Tournaments
35.Halo 3$2,031,479.40191 Players36 Tournaments
36.Magic: The Gathering Arena$1,872,000.00146 Players19 Tournaments
37.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,585,241.25193 Players75 Tournaments
38.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
39.FIFA 17$1,478,189.10150 Players44 Tournaments
40.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,461,945.65183 Players52 Tournaments
41.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,436,586.621152 Players905 Tournaments
42.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
43.Shadowverse$1,430,000.0046 Players2 Tournaments
44.Clash Royale$1,401,020.39145 Players31 Tournaments
45.Apex Legends$1,298,115.68506 Players60 Tournaments
46.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$1,291,643.55162 Players62 Tournaments
47.Paladins$1,230,026.63181 Players29 Tournaments
48.Magic: The Gathering Online$1,218,000.00130 Players10 Tournaments
49.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
50.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,107,475.66203 Players37 Tournaments
51.Tekken 7$1,047,831.83222 Players114 Tournaments
52.rFactor 2$1,025,965.15100 Players10 Tournaments
53.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
54.PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile$1,013,425.00395 Players11 Tournaments
55.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
56.NBA 2K18$1,000,000.0091 Players4 Tournaments
57.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
58.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$958,512.43554 Players288 Tournaments
59.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
60.Injustice 2$829,670.2460 Players27 Tournaments
61.Ultra Street Fighter IV$814,727.04213 Players220 Tournaments
62.Brawlhalla$804,150.99420 Players325 Tournaments
63.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
64.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
65.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
66.Gwent$669,557.17308 Players106 Tournaments
67.Point Blank$614,167.75296 Players31 Tournaments
68.Team Fortress 2$605,074.72795 Players132 Tournaments
69.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
70.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate$563,047.721068 Players463 Tournaments
71.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
72.Mortal Kombat X$523,532.42100 Players62 Tournaments
73.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
74.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
75.iRacing.com$487,854.80531 Players58 Tournaments
76.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
77.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
78.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
79.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
80.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
81.Old School Runescape$415,500.0059 Players21 Tournaments
82.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
83.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players12 Tournaments
84.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
85.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
86.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
87.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
88.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
89.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
90.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
91.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
92.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
93.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
94.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
95.Battlefield 4$245,766.46204 Players145 Tournaments
96.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$242,714.79484 Players334 Tournaments
97.FIFA Online 4$239,000.0036 Players1 Tournament
98.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
99.Killer Instinct (2013)$223,476.96126 Players50 Tournaments
100.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments