Game 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
$276,730,701.83
4138 Players
1560 Tournaments

#2
$126,593,224.72
14451 Players
5987 Tournaments

#3
$108,310,765.70
4866 Players
742 Tournaments

#4
$89,633,503.98
7952 Players
2652 Tournaments

#5
$38,412,687.01
3039 Players
377 Tournaments



6.StarCraft II$35,963,035.242113 Players6251 Tournaments
7.Arena of Valor$35,088,668.78741 Players66 Tournaments
8.Overwatch$31,824,882.283592 Players762 Tournaments
9.Hearthstone$26,174,830.982653 Players943 Tournaments
10.Rainbow Six Siege$20,431,284.832153 Players350 Tournaments
11.Heroes of the Storm$18,193,482.651256 Players476 Tournaments
12.PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile$16,415,960.021519 Players59 Tournaments
13.Rocket League$16,087,153.361964 Players1947 Tournaments
14.Counter-Strike$13,553,955.464225 Players1017 Tournaments
15.SMITE$9,250,112.75545 Players97 Tournaments
16.Apex Legends$8,748,084.691463 Players393 Tournaments
17.StarCraft: Brood War$8,595,085.61685 Players686 Tournaments
18.Call of Duty: Warzone$8,572,724.131117 Players285 Tournaments
19.VALORANT$7,656,216.303370 Players566 Tournaments
20.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare$7,500,784.50382 Players81 Tournaments
21.Magic: The Gathering Arena$7,245,000.00252 Players42 Tournaments
22.Halo 5: Guardians$7,071,480.97233 Players75 Tournaments
23.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4$6,731,938.95379 Players68 Tournaments
24.CrossFire$6,609,445.02643 Players310 Tournaments
25.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War$6,035,000.00243 Players61 Tournaments
26.WarCraft III$5,811,479.73558 Players1335 Tournaments
27.World of WarCraft$4,957,837.61413 Players118 Tournaments
28.Call of Duty: World War II$4,560,271.00270 Players65 Tournaments
29.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare$4,156,205.06341 Players80 Tournaments
30.Free Fire$4,015,734.23633 Players30 Tournaments
31.Call of Duty: Black Ops III$3,939,783.29419 Players78 Tournaments
32.World of Tanks$3,671,496.59404 Players51 Tournaments
33.Super Smash Bros. Melee$3,422,427.711910 Players2627 Tournaments
34.Clash Royale$3,363,348.27290 Players51 Tournaments
35.FIFA 19$3,242,642.34299 Players48 Tournaments
36.Shadowverse$3,211,177.09239 Players42 Tournaments
37.Counter-Strike: Source$3,117,222.291502 Players333 Tournaments
38.Gears of War 4$3,087,285.00135 Players41 Tournaments
39.Heroes of Newerth$2,918,706.56813 Players371 Tournaments
40.Quake Champions$2,759,884.70262 Players248 Tournaments
41.Clash of Clans$2,720,852.87191 Players40 Tournaments
42.chess24$2,705,625.4380 Players19 Tournaments
43.Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$2,611,808.93783 Players405 Tournaments
44.Paladins$2,360,057.60599 Players78 Tournaments
45.Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition$2,266,885.95235 Players105 Tournaments
46.FIFA 18$2,233,697.69235 Players48 Tournaments
47.Street Fighter V$2,218,298.43239 Players122 Tournaments
48.Age of Empires II$2,201,873.381492 Players1094 Tournaments
49.iRacing.com$2,183,199.431083 Players139 Tournaments
50.Halo 3$2,168,079.40210 Players42 Tournaments
51.FIFA 20$2,117,946.76297 Players61 Tournaments
52.H1Z1$2,067,122.00119 Players13 Tournaments
53.Brawlhalla$1,940,871.09637 Players514 Tournaments
54.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate$1,872,805.542214 Players1541 Tournaments
55.Tekken 7$1,852,550.88448 Players261 Tournaments
56.Chess.com$1,826,564.33771 Players272 Tournaments
57.Gears 5$1,783,000.00160 Players22 Tournaments
58.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,594,185.25199 Players76 Tournaments
59.FIFA Online 4$1,581,120.00147 Players11 Tournaments
60.Brawl Stars$1,557,950.00212 Players30 Tournaments
61.Super Smash Bros. for Wii U$1,515,451.471281 Players1035 Tournaments
62.Halo 2$1,489,362.47119 Players71 Tournaments
63.FIFA 17$1,482,612.63156 Players48 Tournaments
64.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,479,139.25187 Players54 Tournaments
65.rFactor 2$1,446,593.90261 Players65 Tournaments
66.FIFA Online 3$1,434,341.9088 Players9 Tournaments
67.Magic: The Gathering Online$1,218,000.00130 Players10 Tournaments
68.Gwent$1,206,277.17324 Players113 Tournaments
69.Lichess$1,206,261.93333 Players130 Tournaments
70.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,160,815.66209 Players45 Tournaments
71.Auto Chess$1,142,120.28120 Players29 Tournaments
72.Quake III Arena$1,138,806.44260 Players105 Tournaments
73.Teamfight Tactics$1,069,313.65181 Players16 Tournaments
74.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
75.Madden NFL 2017$1,004,000.0042 Players5 Tournaments
76.NBA 2K18$1,000,000.0091 Players4 Tournaments
77.Turbo Racing League$1,000,000.0016 Players9 Tournaments
78.WarCraft III: Reforged$900,180.06103 Players135 Tournaments
79.Defense of the Ancients$857,420.65468 Players94 Tournaments
80.Injustice 2$837,447.1681 Players38 Tournaments
81.Forza Motorsport 7$820,200.00124 Players12 Tournaments
82.Ultra Street Fighter IV$817,003.46231 Players230 Tournaments
83.Vainglory$797,421.19247 Players35 Tournaments
84.Halo: Reach$772,089.97121 Players29 Tournaments
85.F1 2020$752,235.0042 Players3 Tournaments
86.Team Fortress 2$718,078.811364 Players197 Tournaments
87.Point Blank$699,167.75297 Players32 Tournaments
88.Quake Live$682,447.53214 Players411 Tournaments
89.Street Fighter V: Champion Edition$662,849.37168 Players103 Tournaments
90.Call of Duty: Vanguard$620,500.00125 Players15 Tournaments
91.Call of Duty: Blackout$611,608.35175 Players18 Tournaments
92.KartRider$567,366.3576 Players20 Tournaments
93.Quake 4$557,039.27103 Players54 Tournaments
94.Mortal Kombat 11$543,476.88206 Players48 Tournaments
95.F1 2019$538,047.3825 Players2 Tournaments
96.Mortal Kombat X$523,532.42100 Players62 Tournaments
97.Pro Evolution Soccer 2017$514,697.7139 Players16 Tournaments
98.Dead or Alive 4$497,745.3145 Players13 Tournaments
99.Guild Wars 2$476,005.50152 Players57 Tournaments
100.Halo 2 Anniversary$468,705.0597 Players20 Tournaments