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
$173,200,609.22
2842 Players
1047 Tournaments

#2
$68,876,772.64
11047 Players
3810 Tournaments

#3
$63,959,409.55
6068 Players
2203 Tournaments

#4
$29,084,283.44
1883 Players
5260 Tournaments

#5
$20,074,787.48
1385 Players
161 Tournaments


6.Heroes of the Storm$17,915,782.731175 Players445 Tournaments
7.Hearthstone$15,132,825.072094 Players819 Tournaments
8.Counter-Strike$12,644,395.383636 Players876 Tournaments
9.Overwatch$12,234,866.642911 Players629 Tournaments
10.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$8,662,484.741319 Players115 Tournaments
11.SMITE$8,590,112.75513 Players94 Tournaments
12.StarCraft: Brood War$7,828,751.13642 Players535 Tournaments
13.Halo 5: Guardians$7,071,480.97231 Players75 Tournaments
14.WarCraft III$5,337,526.70559 Players1280 Tournaments
15.CrossFire$4,875,398.75600 Players292 Tournaments
16.World of WarCraft$4,507,837.61406 Players114 Tournaments
17.Call of Duty: World War II$4,444,713.83208 Players57 Tournaments
18.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
19.Rocket League$4,031,894.42454 Players246 Tournaments
20.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,868,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
21.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players50 Tournaments
22.Counter-Strike: Source$3,110,369.451485 Players330 Tournaments
23.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
24.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,838,901.571640 Players2425 Tournaments
25.Rainbow Six Siege$2,770,919.28396 Players54 Tournaments
26.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
27.Gears of War 4$2,525,285.00110 Players35 Tournaments
28.Street Fighter V$2,238,185.16226 Players107 Tournaments
29.FIFA 18$2,224,264.74247 Players42 Tournaments
30.Quake Champions$2,123,312.71195 Players185 Tournaments
31.H1Z1$2,067,122.00115 Players13 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.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,393,123.981076 Players830 Tournaments
39.Arena of Valor$1,383,455.13112 Players12 Tournaments
40.Clash Royale$1,243,890.39133 Players27 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.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$984,448.8887 Players36 Tournaments
49.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
50.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
51.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
52.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
53.Paladins$720,026.63167 Players25 Tournaments
54.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$683,610.69268 Players96 Tournaments
55.Quake Live$682,294.04213 Players410 Tournaments
56.Injustice 2$673,644.1140 Players15 Tournaments
57.Gwent$644,557.17305 Players105 Tournaments
58.PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile$615,211.0090 Players6 Tournaments
59.Team Fortress 2$593,830.66795 Players131 Tournaments
60.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$576,685.0092 Players25 Tournaments
61.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
62.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
63.Brawlhalla$546,809.39350 Players228 Tournaments
64.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
65.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
66.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
67.Tekken 7$496,599.61121 Players48 Tournaments
68.FIFA 19$494,269.70107 Players12 Tournaments
69.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
70.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments
71.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
72.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
73.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
74.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
75.iRacing.com$410,089.87284 Players40 Tournaments
76.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
77.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players12 Tournaments
78.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
79.NBA 2K18$400,000.0078 Players3 Tournaments
80.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
81.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
82.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
83.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
84.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
85.Madden NFL 2018$279,676.6240 Players3 Tournaments
86.Realm Royale$263,000.0047 Players9 Tournaments
87.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
88.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
89.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
90.Battlefield 4$245,766.46204 Players145 Tournaments
91.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$241,364.34479 Players329 Tournaments
92.FIFA Online 4$239,000.003 Players1 Tournament
93.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
94.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
95.Killer Instinct (2013)$219,016.96120 Players43 Tournaments
96.Pokémon VGC$211,500.00170 Players24 Tournaments
97.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
98.Project M$193,643.03522 Players308 Tournaments
99.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
100.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments