CS:GO had the most prizes in 2021
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is the leader of all eSports disciplines in the amount of prize money distributed in the first half of 2021. Data provided by The Esports Observer analytical portal.
A total of $7.98 million was won at CS:GO tournaments between January 1 and June 30, which is the highest figure in eSports. In second place in the rankings is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds with $7.8 million, and closes the top three Fortnite with $6.12 million.
It is noteworthy that compared to last year, the total amount of prize money in CS:GO for the same period rose exactly by $ 1 million. Analysts The Esports Observer noted that the rapid recovery of the professional shooter scene from Valve after the shock of the pandemic coronavirus contributed to the most robust tournament ecosystem in eSports.