Share of annual eSports prize pool worldwide in 2017, by game

The statistic presents the distribution of the total annual eSports prize pool worldwide in 2017, broken down by game. According to the source, DOTA 2 accounted for 34.3 percent of the total eSports prize money in 2017. While League of Legends holds a smaller share in prize pools, it makes up for it in popularity. In 2017 LoL championship finals attracted 57.6 million viewers worldwide.

Distribution of annual prize pool in eSports worldwide in 2017, by game

Share of prize pool
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Release date

January 2018



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figures are estimates based on 104 major games

Supplementary notes

The percentages were calculated internally based on prize money figures provided by source.

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