- 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

1980 Players
766 Tournaments

4824 Players
1883 Tournaments

7887 Players
2535 Tournaments

1679 Players
4396 Tournaments

2600 Players
577 Tournaments

6.Heroes of the Storm$9,128,673.20846 Players367 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$8,669,251.131290 Players611 Tournaments
8.StarCraft: Brood War$7,126,282.68592 Players476 Tournaments
9.Smite$7,053,162.75451 Players81 Tournaments
10.Halo 5: Guardians$4,707,730.97197 Players48 Tournaments
11.WarCraft III$4,692,117.46407 Players906 Tournaments
12.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,125,076.61298 Players71 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41389 Players74 Tournaments
14.Overwatch$3,826,837.871848 Players457 Tournaments
15.World of Tanks$3,356,496.59385 Players47 Tournaments
16.World of WarCraft$3,181,837.61283 Players82 Tournaments
17.Heroes of Newerth$2,792,167.44805 Players367 Tournaments
18.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
19.Counter-Strike: Source$2,423,753.85857 Players199 Tournaments
20.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,120,440.601468 Players2143 Tournaments
21.CrossFire$1,859,245.55269 Players42 Tournaments
22.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
23.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
24.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
25.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,448,149.70143 Players49 Tournaments
26.H1Z1$1,260,122.0071 Players7 Tournaments
27.Gears of War 4$1,256,785.0087 Players28 Tournaments
28.Street Fighter V$1,176,592.10149 Players64 Tournaments
29.Quake III Arena$1,137,015.86241 Players99 Tournaments
30.FIFA 17$1,123,680.0395 Players31 Tournaments
31.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,092,795.18155 Players34 Tournaments
32.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
33.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
34.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
35.Rocket League$964,712.85243 Players151 Tournaments
36.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$864,307.67844 Players615 Tournaments
37.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
38.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
39.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
40.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,050.71197 Players212 Tournaments
41.Quake Live$663,794.04198 Players407 Tournaments
42.Quake 4$556,028.5190 Players51 Tournaments
43.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
44.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$514,900.00141 Players17 Tournaments
45.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
46.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
47.KartRider$491,206.0061 Players18 Tournaments
48.Rainbow Six Siege$480,148.38106 Players15 Tournaments
49.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
50.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
51.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
52.Paladins$432,492.46106 Players14 Tournaments
53.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
54.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$410,706.12396 Players77 Tournaments
55.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
56.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
57.Team Fortress 2$385,744.96736 Players100 Tournaments
58.FIFA Online 3$362,147.0053 Players5 Tournaments
59.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
60.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
61.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
62.Point Blank$293,597.75186 Players25 Tournaments
63.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
64.Halo: Combat Evolved$264,281.00112 Players38 Tournaments
65.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
66.Blade & Soul$259,583.5234 Players4 Tournaments
67.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
68.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
69.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$236,362.57468 Players320 Tournaments
70.FIFA 07$230,812.2334 Players12 Tournaments
71.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
72.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
73.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
74.Killer Instinct (2013)$203,576.96114 Players40 Tournaments
75.Tekken 7$186,673.8176 Players21 Tournaments
76.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
77.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
78.Project M$159,825.99463 Players272 Tournaments
79.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
80.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
81.Brawlhalla$142,861.49224 Players131 Tournaments
82.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4130 Players13 Tournaments
83.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15151 Players16 Tournaments
84.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
85.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
86.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
87.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$132,532.9382 Players21 Tournaments
88.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
89.Special Force$130,250.000 Players3 Tournaments
90.Tekken 6$118,874.6459 Players28 Tournaments
91.FIFA 09$117,718.3449 Players18 Tournaments
92.FIFA 16$114,943.5951 Players23 Tournaments
93.Quake II$113,600.0026 Players6 Tournaments
94.FIFA 10$113,126.7160 Players47 Tournaments
95.TrackMania Nations Forever$111,875.5976 Players40 Tournaments
96.Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3$109,459.69173 Players150 Tournaments
97.Clash Royale$108,821.9331 Players7 Tournaments
98.Injustice 2$106,710.0015 Players3 Tournaments
99.Unreal Tournament 3$104,977.827 Players4 Tournaments
100.FIFA 06$103,764.5314 Players9 Tournaments