- 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

2404 Players
901 Tournaments

9605 Players
3176 Tournaments

5402 Players
2027 Tournaments

1747 Players
4781 Tournaments

971 Players
401 Tournaments

6.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$12,021,307.461692 Players704 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike$10,929,079.012631 Players588 Tournaments
8.Smite$7,916,612.75467 Players85 Tournaments
9.StarCraft: Brood War$7,425,863.47622 Players504 Tournaments
10.Halo 5: Guardians$6,386,480.97224 Players72 Tournaments
11.Overwatch$5,765,856.962209 Players556 Tournaments
12.WarCraft III$5,037,691.11448 Players1042 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,151,666.26314 Players75 Tournaments
14.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,836,654.41390 Players74 Tournaments
15.CrossFire$3,824,183.48543 Players284 Tournaments
16.World of WarCraft$3,761,837.61315 Players86 Tournaments
17.World of Tanks$3,656,496.59403 Players48 Tournaments
18.Counter-Strike: Source$3,006,255.271390 Players305 Tournaments
19.Heroes of Newerth$2,856,206.56805 Players368 Tournaments
20.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,598,295.00769 Players401 Tournaments
21.Super Smash Bros. Melee$2,541,592.941554 Players2331 Tournaments
22.H1Z1$1,992,122.00115 Players12 Tournaments
23.PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS$1,938,752.37482 Players35 Tournaments
24.Call of Duty: World War II$1,935,517.43114 Players39 Tournaments
25.Gears of War 4$1,925,285.00109 Players32 Tournaments
26.Street Fighter V$1,885,565.66202 Players91 Tournaments
27.Rocket League$1,850,668.25343 Players184 Tournaments
28.Halo 3$1,832,079.40163 Players32 Tournaments
29.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,572,641.54153 Players74 Tournaments
30.Rainbow Six Siege$1,545,235.57248 Players28 Tournaments
31.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
32.Quake Champions$1,478,956.14130 Players62 Tournaments
33.FIFA 17$1,467,553.50147 Players44 Tournaments
34.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,454,215.24163 Players50 Tournaments
35.FIFA Online 3$1,436,229.4088 Players9 Tournaments
36.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,230,826.74993 Players768 Tournaments
37.Quake III Arena$1,137,832.19243 Players100 Tournaments
38.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,095,195.18158 Players35 Tournaments
39.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
40.Clash Royale$1,005,403.4188 Players20 Tournaments
41.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
42.rFactor 2$1,000,000.0030 Players1 Tournament
43.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
44.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65459 Players94 Tournaments
45.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
46.Halo: Reach$772,089.9797 Players28 Tournaments
47.Ultra Street Fighter IV$738,300.71200 Players213 Tournaments
48.Quake Live$681,794.04213 Players409 Tournaments
49.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$646,229.00250 Players71 Tournaments
50.FIFA 18$639,811.53137 Players15 Tournaments
51.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
52.Quake 4$556,678.51100 Players52 Tournaments
53.Mortal Kombat X$523,052.4297 Players61 Tournaments
54.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
55.Injustice 2$498,370.3530 Players9 Tournaments
56.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
57.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
58.Arena of Valor$473,622.3218 Players6 Tournaments
59.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0595 Players20 Tournaments
60.Team Fortress 2$464,680.46749 Players112 Tournaments
61.Paladins$464,526.63123 Players21 Tournaments
62.FIFA 13$457,827.9850 Players61 Tournaments
63.Halo 4$430,748.7666 Players19 Tournaments
64.Tekken 7$426,262.83110 Players34 Tournaments
65.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare$419,370.97414 Players85 Tournaments
66.Point Blank$415,167.75250 Players29 Tournaments
67.Blade & Soul$409,355.5251 Players5 Tournaments
68.Counter-Strike Online$406,989.6070 Players11 Tournaments
69.Madden NFL 2013$400,000.008 Players1 Tournament
70.Gwent$354,226.06282 Players92 Tournaments
71.Call of Duty: Black Ops$346,393.48117 Players21 Tournaments
72.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$343,878.08153 Players202 Tournaments
73.Halo: Combat Evolved$299,281.00114 Players39 Tournaments
74.Project Gotham Racing 3$297,286.8533 Players10 Tournaments
75.World in Conflict$293,338.2336 Players11 Tournaments
76.Brawlhalla$275,781.49253 Players145 Tournaments
77.ShootMania Storm$261,687.0480 Players40 Tournaments
78.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
79.Gears of War$252,195.5733 Players18 Tournaments
80.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$238,934.34475 Players326 Tournaments
81.FIFA 07$237,812.2342 Players13 Tournaments
82.Battlefield 4$230,297.85159 Players141 Tournaments
83.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
84.FIFA 08$207,129.9468 Players17 Tournaments
85.Killer Instinct (2013)$204,016.96118 Players42 Tournaments
86.Project M$179,940.74499 Players295 Tournaments
87.F.E.A.R.$177,500.0020 Players5 Tournaments
88.Rainbow Six: Vegas$176,400.77137 Players7 Tournaments
89.Gears of War: Ultimate Edition$170,000.0039 Players3 Tournaments
90.MechWarrior Online$143,490.000 Players1 Tournament
91.FIFA 15$143,283.15162 Players349 Tournaments
92.Unreal Tournament 2003$141,856.4133 Players13 Tournaments
93.Quake II$138,979.5031 Players9 Tournaments
94.Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory$137,658.15150 Players16 Tournaments
95.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
96.Unreal Tournament 2004$133,969.3341 Players12 Tournaments
97.Mortal Kombat 9$133,631.6763 Players25 Tournaments
98.S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2$132,532.9382 Players21 Tournaments
99.Evolve$131,509.05110 Players33 Tournaments
100.Special Force$130,250.000 Players3 Tournaments